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The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung


Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and American domination. Through a cutting-edge historical, sociological, and political analysis, Ho-fung Hung details the competing interests and economic realities that temper the dream of Chinese supremacy—forces that are stymieing growth throughout the global South. Hung focuses on four common misconceptions: that China could undermine orthodoxy by offering an alternative model of growth; that China is ... More

Keywords: China, Global South, Economic development, Hegemony, Global capitalism, Financial crisis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231164184
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ho-fung Hung, author
The Johns Hopkins University

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