Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Why China Has No New Middle Class: Captains of Industry, Cadres and Professionals
David S. G. Goodman, University of Technology, Sydney, discusses the emergence of the "new rich" in China.
Thursday, January 11, 2007, 4:00-6:00 pm
USC Leavey Library Auditorum
Sponsored by the USC East Asian Studies Center
Professor Goodman is Professor of Contemporary China Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences in Australia.
Economic reform in the People’s Republic of China [PRC] since 1980 has seen the emergence of new categories of wealth and power. Collectively and colloquially these new categories have been referred to as the “new rich.” In terms of hierarchies of wealth, status and power the new rich represent not just a significant component of the current ruling class, but perhaps more significantly highlight the dimensions for the long-term future.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.