China's New Order: Society, Politics, and Economy in Transition / Edition 1

China's New Order: Society, Politics, and Economy in Transition / Edition 1

by Hui Wang
     
 

Wang Hui is unique in China's intellectual world for his ability to synthesize an insider's knowledge of economics, politics, civilization, and Western critical theory. A participant in the Tiananmen Square movement, he is also the editor of the most important intellectual journal in contemporary China. He argues that the features of contemporary China are elements of… See more details below

Overview

Wang Hui is unique in China's intellectual world for his ability to synthesize an insider's knowledge of economics, politics, civilization, and Western critical theory. A participant in the Tiananmen Square movement, he is also the editor of the most important intellectual journal in contemporary China. He argues that the features of contemporary China are elements of the new global order as a whole in which considerations of economic growth and development have trumped every other concern, particularly those of democracy and social justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674021112
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2006
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
961,337
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction by Theodore Huters

The 1989 Social Movement and the Historical Roots of China's

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