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Will China Fail? The Limits and Contradictions of Market Socialism, by John Lee

Will China Fail? The Limits and Contradictions of Market Socialism, by John Lee; Centre for Independent Studies, 2007, $24.95. JOHN LEE NEEDS to get out more. More travel in China would be a good start. Although he argues well and strongly from a selection of mainly American academic authorities, a little on-the-ground practical experience would be of immense benefit. And, with a due bow in the direction of Pei Minxin, just a couple of Chinese economists might be a welcome addition to his reading list. I had intended to sit down and give this slim tome a serious review. But…

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