China, Corporatism, and the East Asian Model

  title={China, Corporatism, and the East Asian Model},
  author={Jonathan Unger and Anita Kit‐wa Chan},
  journal={The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs},
  pages={29 - 53}
  • J. Unger, A. Chan
  • Published 1 January 1995
  • Political Science
  • The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs
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