Truths and Half Truths
Chinaâs Socio-Economic Reforms from 1978-2010By
- Ferdinand Gul
- Haitian Lu
Truths and Half Truths is aimed at economic and social science academics and students who are interested in the dynamics of Chinaâs 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 Chinaâs 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 Chinaâs modernization from a point-of-view of sustainability.
Hardbound, 282 Pages
Published: June 2011
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- Reforms on: Population and employment; Social security system; Environmental protection; Anti-poverty campaign; Urbanization and rural development; Combat against corruption; Educational systems; Economic governance (trade, investment, banking and finance); Political, cultural, and societal change.