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Maonomics: Why Chinese Communists Make Better Capitalists Than We Do

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• "Timely and fascinating, Napoleoni’s top-notch reporting, in which her attention turns from Viagra to blood diamonds to the banana price wars in a few pages, works in the vein of Freakonomics and Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation, but much grimmer." --Publishers Weekly on Napoleoni’s Rogue Economics, a PW Book of the Year 2008
• "This thoughtful and incisive inquiry yields much insight into some of the most important issues of today, and tomorrow" --Noam Chomsky on Napoleoni’s Terror Incorporated
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609804312
  • Publisher: Seven Stories Press
  • Publication date: 12/4/2012
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,448,455
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 5.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

Prologue: Depressions in Progress 15

Part 1 Globalization And Communism

1 Exploitation Factories: Charles Dickens in Shenzhen 25

2 The Race to the Bottom 39

3 Chinese Nouvelle Cuisine: Marxism in a Neoliberal Sauce 51

4 Beyond the Great Wall 67

5 The Neoliberal Dream of Modernization 81

Part 2 Globalization and Capitalism

6 The World Is Flat 103

7 Financial Neoliberalism as Predator 119

8 In Union There Is Strength 133

9 From Muhammad to Confucius 145

10 The Great Wall of Renewable Energy 159

Part 3 Globalization And Democracy: A Shotgun Wedding

11 Looking at Washington and Beijing through Chinese Eyes 179

12 Late Imperial Spin: Osama bin Laden as the Modern Attila 193

13 Saboteurs of the Nation-State 203

14 Supply-Side Economics 215

15 The Full Monty 225

16 Mediacracy 235

17 The Thousand Evitas of Berlusconi 247

Part 4 Images of the Future

18 Scenes from a Marriage 265

19 The Last Frontier 279

20 Globalization and Crime 293

21 Rousseau in Chinese Characters 307

Epilogue: China Hands 323

Acknowledgments 331

Notes 335

Glossary 351

Further Reading 357

Index 363

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