The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

The Great Convergence: Asia, the West, and the Logic of One World

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Paperback, Perseus Books Group, 2014, ISBN13 9781610393690, ISBN10 1610393694
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THE GREAT CONVERGENCE

The twenty-first century has seen a rise in the global middle class that brings an unprecedented convergence of interests and perceptions, cultures and values. Kishore Mahbubani is optimistic. We are creating a new global civilization. Eighty-eight percent of the world's population outside the West is rising to Western living standards, and sharing Western aspirations. Yet Mahbubani, one of the most perceptive global commentators, also warns that a new global order needs new policies and attitudes.

Policymakers all over the world must change their preconceptions and accept that we live in one world. National interests must be balanced with global interests. Power must be shared. The U.S. and Europe must cede some power. China and India, Africa and the Islamic world must be integrated. Mahbubani urges that only through these actions can we create a world that converges benignly. This timely book explains how to move forward and confront many pressing global challenges.

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Number of Pages: 315
Original Languages: English
Author: Mahbubani, Kishore
Publisher: Perseus Books Group
ISBN-13: 9781610393690
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.50 x 1.00 Inches
ISBN-10: 1610393694
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