1. Research Library

        The End of the Revolution: China and the Limits of Modernity

        Wang Hui

        Verso 2009

        ISBN 9781844673605

      1. Written by a member of China’s ‘New Left’, this book provides an of Chinese modernity (whose unique combination of capitalism and quasi-communist policies is not found anywhere else in the world). Looking at China’s ‘current state of mass depoliticzation’, critiquing the Chinese economic miracle, and outlining the tensions between liberalization and the ruling elite’s hegemony, this book outlines the major issues and contradictions facing today’s China. See in particular Wang’s writings on Tiannanmen Square.