China's New Business Elite: The Political Consequences of Economic Reform

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Economic reforms in China have led to the creation of an entirely new social class: the business elite. Entrepreneurs in the foreign and private sectors have benefited tremendously from the new economic freedoms in China, but have they pushed for political reforms as well? To explore this question, Margaret Pearson conducted extensive interviews with Chinese-born managers of foreign-sector firms and researched the activities of private-sector entrepreneurs. She concludes that, contrary to the assumptions of many Westerners, ...

China's New Business Elite: The Political Consequences of Economic Reform 1997, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520207189

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