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The Myth of Chinese Capitalism: The Worker, the Factory, and the Future of the World

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The untold story of how restrictive policies are preventing China from becoming the world's largest economy

Dexter Roberts lived in Beijing for two decades working as a reporter on economics, business and politics for Bloomberg Businessweek. In The Myth of Chinese Capitalism, Roberts explores the reality behind today's financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Expected publication: March 10th 2020 by St. Martin's Press
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May Ling
Oct 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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My actual feeling is 4.5 mostly because in reflection there's a slight missed opportunity for the piece to become a comparative piece. More would need to be done on the other side of the work. It's written from a slightly more US/western mindset, but it's not as unpalatably biased as many of its cohorts are.

First, Dexter Roberts did a great job on being factual and not overly biased one way or the other. For readers that need to get up to speed on Modern China, it is a challenge in 2019 with
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Dexter Roberts is a writer, speaker, and analyst on China economics, business and politics. Previously he served as reporter and China bureau chief for Bloomberg Businessweek and was based in Beijing for more than two decades. He has interviewed numerous Chinese and foreign company CEOs, as well as senior government officials, and has reported from all of China’s provinces and regions including ...more