China's impressive growth has resulted both in resentment from the West and admiration in developing and newly industrialised countries. But will the economic progress be followed by a claim for political leadership in the world?
In HSFK Standpunkt No. 8/2011 "Made in China. Das chinesische Entwicklungsmodell - noch kein Exportschlager" (Made in China. The Chinese development model - not yet for export), Hans-Joachim Spanger, Isabella Burmann and Nora Glasmeier discover the opposite instead. Studying manifold original sources and evaluating expert interviews, the authors find a rather modest self-image of the Chinese economy with no missionary ambitions.
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