Truths and Half Truths: China's Socio-Economic Reforms (1978-2010)

Ferdinand A. Gul, Haitian Lu

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Truths and Half Truths is aimed at economic and social science academics and students who are interested in the dynamics of China's institutional development and societal transformation. Covering the complexity of the social, economic, and governance reforms behind the economic miracles achieved by China since its reform in 1978, and particularly in the past twenty years, this book provides much needed insight and critical thinking on major aspects of China's reform. Topics include employment, environment, anti-poverty; urbanization and rural development; education, corruption, political regime and media. Readers will be able to re-evaluate the costs and benefits of China's modernization from a point-of-view of sustainability.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages258
ISBN (Print)9781843346289
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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