The Beijing Consensus (Paperback)

Legitimizing Authoritarianism in Our Time

By Stefan Halper

Basic Books, 9780465025237, 336pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/1/2010)
Paperback (10/1/2010)

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Beijing presents a clear and gathering threat to Washington -- but not for the reasons you think. China's challenge to the West stems from its transformative brand of capitalism and an entirely different conception of the international community. In The Beijing Consensus, a leading expert in international relations presents a coherent integration of the many sides of U.S.-China relations.

About the Author

Stefan Halper is a Senior Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and a Distinguished Fellow at the Nixon Center in Washington, D.C. Halper served in the White House and Department of State during the Nixon, Ford, and Reagan administrations. He divides his time between Great Falls, Virginia, and Cambridge, UK.