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According to Kevin Latham (2011) “Consumption and Leisure”, there was observed huge progress in the spheres related to leisure and consumption in China during the previous three decades. The Chinese society stopped being a state-capitalist community as it was in the earlier years. Today, it represents a sophisticated society characterized by ever-growing wisdom and astuteness within the consumer and leisure sectors. The consumer society of modern China is likely to remain as it is now for a long period of time without losing its basic features in the predictable future. However, the article suggests that the pattern of consumption adopted by modern Chinese society is likely to move to the less developed and distant parts of the country. This may happen even if the drastic gap between the different parts of the country in terms of leisure and consumption is not eliminated and even if the economically undeveloped regions remain the way they look like nowadays. The author of the article assumes that the tendency of

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