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Author Gerth, Karl, 1966-

Title As China goes, so goes the world : how Chinese consumers are transforming everything / Karl Gerth

Publ Info New York : Hill and Wang, 2010
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Prov.  HC430 .C6 G469 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HC430.C6 G469 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HC430.C6 G469 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript vii, 258 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-242) and index
Contents No going back? -- Who gets what? -- Made in Taiwan -- Standardizing abundance -- Branding consumer consciousness -- Living in a world of fakes -- Extreme markets -- Environmental implications
Note Oxford historian Karl Gerth reveals why we should all care about the everyday choices made by ordinary Chinese. Chinese consumers are quickly replacing overspent Americans as the global economic engine, but in so doing they are dramatically reconfiguring the world economy in ways that may be impossible to reverse
LC subject Consumption (Economics) -- China
Consumer behavior -- China
Economic history -- 21st century
ISBN 9780809034291 (alk. paper)
0809034298 (alk. paper)