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China's 21st Century Market Authoritarian Challenge

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Speaker(s): Stefan Halper

Recorded on 13 May 2010 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Beyond the military and economic challenge presented by Beijing, there lies a battle of ideas. China's market authoritarian model promises to shape the developing world in the 21st Century offering both new modes of governance and a path around the West. What does this mean for the Enlightenment ideals that have informed Western progress for some 200 years? What does it mean for the millions seeking a better life across the Third World?

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