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The Great Convergence - by Kishore Mahbubani (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 315

Genre: Political Science

Sub-Genre: International Relations

Format: Paperback

Publisher: PublicAffairs

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Kishore Mahbubani

Language: English

TCIN: 77051695
UPC: 9781610393690
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-4679

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The Future of Power
"Kishore Mahbubani is a thoughtful critic of the West and this book is full of provocations; some right, some wrong, but never boring. Above all, he seeks ways to reconcile the 12 per cent of the world's population who live in the West with the vast majority who do not. The result is a good and important read."

Raghuram Rajan, Professor, University of Chicago Booth School
"Few today know Asia as well as Kishore Mahbubani, and even fewer combine it with a deep understanding of the West's strengths and frailties. In The Great Convergence, Mahbubani offers a balanced but profoundly disturbing analysis of the political challenges that face our modern, increasingly interdependent, world. His proposals on how to fix the outdated system of global governance are both refreshingly novel and eminently practical. A truly stimulating read!"

Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization

"Thought provoking, sharp and full of wisdom as usual, this new book by Kishore Mahbubani not only offers in-depth analysis of world challenges today, but also offered fresh ideas on how to improve global order for the 21st century. A must read for those who are interested in power politics and the future of global governance." Christian Science Monitor

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