A variety of capitalism … with Chinese characteristics?

  title={A variety of capitalism … with Chinese characteristics?},
  author={Jamie Peck and Jun Zhang},
  journal={Journal of Economic Geography},
  • J. Peck, J. Zhang
  • Published 1 May 2013
  • Economics
  • Journal of Economic Geography
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