9780143114864

The China Price: The True Cost of Chinese Competive Advantage

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  • ISBN13:

    9780143114864

  • ISBN10:

    0143114867

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-27
  • Publisher: Penguin Group USA

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Summary

In this landmark work of investigative reporting, former Financial Timescorrespondent Alexandra Harney uncovers a story of immense significance to us all: how China’s factory economy gains a competitive edge by selling out its workers, environment, and future. Harney’s firsthand reporting brings us face-to-face with a world in which intense pricing pressure from Western companies combines with ubiquitous corruption and a lack of transparency to exact a staggering toll in human misery and environmental damage. This eye-opening expose offers, for the first time, an intimate look at the defining business story of our time.

Author Biography

Alexandra Harney is a former editor of the Financial Times. From 2003 to 2006, she was the South China correspondent for the paper.

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