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China beyond the Headlines

Social science


by
Timothy B. Weston (Editor) and Lionel M. Jensen (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 392 pages

File size: 9.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


This unique book takes the reader ‘beyond the headlines’ to explore a China few Westerners have seen. The authors argue that the great gap between what specialists understand and the general public believes has led to distorted and potentially dangerous misunderstandings of China. Seeking to bridge that gap, a group of prominent scholars and activists challenge readers to move past the usual images of China presented by the media and to think about the common problems shared by China and the United States.