This book assesses the challenge to the dominance of Euro-American political and economic liberalism from China’s emergence as a global presence. China presents the most significant present-day example of the dual process of participation and resistance. Paltiel’s offers intriguing insights into the prospect of equality in a system of global power.

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Paltiel, J. (2007). The Empire’s new clothes: Cultural particularism and universal value in China’s quest for global status. The Empire's New Clothes: Cultural Particularism and Universal Value in China's Quest for Global Status (pp. 1–318). doi:10.1057/9780230605121