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The Price of China's Economic Development – Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights - Kentucky Scholarship Online
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The Price of China's Economic Development: Power, Capital, and the Poverty of Rights

Zhaohui Hong


Taking advantage of interdisciplinary research in economics, sociology, political science, and history, this book supplies another analytical dimension of China’s development since 1978 by offering a study of the sociocultural price of China’s economic development. It provides a comprehensive account of how much China has paid to reach its current stage of development. The first part of the book addresses the institutional price of the nation’s economic development, focusing on the emergence and development of the power-capital institution. Such an institution is a hybrid political culture tha ... More

Keywords: economic development, power-capital institution, poverty of rights, sociocultural price, disadvantaged groups

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780813161150
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813161150.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Zhaohui Hong, author
Purdue University Calumet

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