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China's Crony Capitalism The Dynamics of Regime Decay

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ISBN-10: 0674737296

ISBN-13: 9780674737297

Edition: 2016

Authors: Minxin Pei

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"When Deng Xiaoping launched his economic reforms in the late 1970s, he vowed to build "socialism with Chinese characteristics." Three and half decades later, behind its rapid growth and glitzy façade, modernization under one-party rule has spawned a form of rapacious crony capitalism characterized by endemic corruption, an incipient kleptocracy, record income inequality, and high social tensions. This book traces the origin of China's crony capitalism to a set of incomplete reforms of property rights in the post-Tiananmen era that have decentralized the control of public property without clarifying its ownership. This combination has created an ideal environment for political and economic…    
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/3/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.20" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Minxin Pei is Tom and Margot Pritzker �e(tm)72 Professor of Government and Roberts Fellow, and the director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College.