Tag Archives: China

The Myth of Asia: The Absence of an Asian Intellectual Space

Asian nations must decrease their intellectual dependence on the West.

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The Myth of Asia: Now Perpetrated By Asians Themselves

Why “Asia” never made any sense.

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Shanghai and Disruptive Innovation

Shanzhai: The disruptive potential of innovation from below.

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The Globalist’s Top 10 Features on China

What are China’s biggest challenges?

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The Globalist’s Top 10 Features on Japan

Top features on Japan’s uncertain future.

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Shanghai and Its Environs: The Wenzhou Model

The dynamism of China’s economy owes much to small-scale entrepreneurship.

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Shanghai: The Underground Economy

Informal markets are telltale symbols of the modernity brewing in Shanghai.

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Shanghai’s Thames Town: One Potemkin Village Within Another

An English village knock-off serves the ritual of the modern Chinese wedding.

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Shanghai and China’s Embrace of Creativity

Shanghai envisions itself as the world’s next great cultural hub, a key site of China’s “soft power.”

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Shanghai — Gazing At Its Own Image

The Potemkin Village that is Shanghai reflects China’s love of show.

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