The Political Economy of Development in China: Political agendas and economic realities
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd.
China's fourth generation of leaders have re-focused the political agenda away from purely growth considerations to broadly defined developmental issues – primarily driven by concerns about the political implications of growing inequality. However, Shaun Breslin suggests that central leaders may not have the agency to direct economic activity in a way that will allow developmental promises to be achieved. Development (2007) 50, 3–10. doi:10.1057/palgrave.development.1100402