China 2020: The Next Decade for the People's Republic of China

China 2020: The Next Decade for the People's Republic of China

by Kerry Brown
     
 

Eight separate essays provide the reader with a unique perspective of where China will stand by the end of the current decade.The essays cover the following topics: China’s internal politics; China’s military; China’s economy; China’s international image and its international relations; China’s legal development and; China’s

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Eight separate essays provide the reader with a unique perspective of where China will stand by the end of the current decade.The essays cover the following topics: China’s internal politics; China’s military; China’s economy; China’s international image and its international relations; China’s legal development and; China’s western regional development plans. This book assesses where these issues stand today and highlight their likely trajectory over the following decade. It provides an informed and objective judgment on where things will stand by the year 2020. A unique feature of this book is that it looks in particular at the policy impact, both for China and other countries, and the most and least likely outcomes for China’s development in these areas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843346319
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Series:
Chandos Asian Studies Series, #34
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Kerry Brown was educated at Cambridge, London, and Leeds Universities. His first book was a study of the Cultural Revolution in Inner Mongolia, China. His second was a series of essays about the impact of China’s transition and rise on the West in the 21st century. He worked for the FCO for ten years, dealing largely with China and Asia, both in London, and China. He has visited every single province and autonomous region in China, and speaks Chinese fluently. He is Director of Strategic China Ltd, the only UK company helping the Chinese non state sector come to the UK, an Associate Fellow on the Asia Programme at Chatham House, an associate at the China Policy Centre Nottingham, a committee member of the British Association of Chinese Studies, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. He has commented on China in the Far Eastern Economic Review, International Affairs, The World Today, The Liberal, FT China online, and other specialist journals. He has also commented on China on Bloomberg, BBC, CNBC, The Guardian, The Times, and others.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: China in the next decade, an overview (Kerry Brown); China’s Economic Development by 2020 (Peter Wood); China’s Internal Political Development by 2020 (Kate Westgarth); China’s Western Regions by 2020 (Tim Summers); China’s International Relations by 2020 (Kerry Brown); China’s Military Development by 2020 (Gary Li); China’s Legal Development by 2020 (Elizabeth Corrin); China’s Soft power development by 2020 (Victoria Tuke); Conclusion (Kerry Brown).

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