Book review: An Oxford professor with a non-specialist’s approach to understanding China development and politics argues that the nation’s trajectory is not so impressive when compared with South Korea’s
In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein Ringen notes that while South Korea transformed into a high-income, democratic country with a strong social safety net over 40 years, China has only managed to reach a middle-income status in a similar period, and without comparable political and social development.
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Oct 21, 2016