Once a sleeping giant, China today is the world's fastest growing economy, the leading manufacturer of cell phones, laptop computers, and digital cameras-a dramatic turn-around that alarms many Westerners. But in China: Fragile Superpower, Susan L. Shirk opens up the black box of Chinese politics and finds that the real danger lies elsewhere-not in China's astonishing growth, but in the deep insecurity of its leaders. China's leaders face a troubling paradox: the more developed and prosperous the country becomes, the more ...

China: Fragile Superpower 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195373196

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