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Culture, Communism, and China's Modern Consumer

Friday, June 01, 2012

China expert Tom Doctoroff discusses what makes China tick, and how the country’s distinguishing traits define and explain the country. In What Chinese Want: Culture, Communism and China's Modern Consumer, Doctoroff looks at the impulses and conflicts within Chinese civilization.

Guests:

Tom Doctoroff

Comments [1]

Amy from Manhattan

1. The aspects of Westernization I'm worried about in China are things like increasing use of cars & eating of meat, both of which carry major environmental risks. (These are the same aspects I'm concerned about in the West!)

2. Does the "alternative center of power" concept also have something to do w/the Chinese gov't's. suppression of religion?

Jun. 01 2012 12:24 PM

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