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Confucianism and Modernisation

Industrialization and Democratization in East Asia

Authors: Zhang, W.

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Wei-Bin Zhang offers an authoritative guide to the philosophy of Confucianism and its impact in the Confucian regions, covering mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Vietnam and Singapore. All, except Singapore, employed Confucianism as the state ideology before the West came to East Asia. The differences and similarities between the variety of Confucian schools are examined. The author concludes that the philosophical and ethical principles of Confucianism will assist in the industrialization and democratization of the region.

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WEI-BIN ZHANG, born in 1961 in mainland China. He is Associate Professor of Economics at the Swedish Institute for Futures Study, Stockholm. His main research fields are East Asian economic development, Chinese philosophy, non-linear theory, non-linear economic dynamics, trade theory, urban and regional economics, and ethics. He has published more than 100 academic articles. His books include Economic Dynamics, Synergetic Economics, Knowledge and Value-Economic Structures with Time and Space, and Japan versus China in the Industrial Race. He was brought up and received his university education in mainland China. He studied at Kyoto University in Japan for four years. He has done research in Sweden since 1987.

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Bibliographic Information

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Book Title
Confucianism and Modernisation
Book Subtitle
Industrialization and Democratization in East Asia
Authors
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights are restricted. Dual edition
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-28730-3
DOI
10.1057/9780230287303
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-312-22411-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-74966-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 229
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