Conservative Thought in Contemporary China

Conservative Thought in Contemporary China

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Conservative Thought in Contemporary China examines the evolution of conservative politics in China, which has become increasingly prevalent following the death of Mao Zedong in 1978. Peter Moody traces the roots of conservatism through the imperial system, the Republican period, and the pre-Cultural Revolution People's Republic, all of which influence contemporary Chinese politics.show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 22mm | 340.19g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0739120468
  • 9780739120460
  • 2,126,818

About Peter Moody

Peter Moody is professor of political science at University of Notre Dame.show more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chinese Conservatism: Ostensive Definitions Chapter 3 The Conservative Space in Chinese Thought Chapter 4 The Antipolitical Tendency Chapter 5 The Affirmation of Tradition Chapter 6 Conservative Nationalism Chapter 7 Conservative Populism Chapter 8 Neoconservatism Chapter 9 Conclusionsshow more

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Some chapters in this journeyman-like study might be added to reading lists for undergraduate courses on contemporary Chinese politics. The China Journal A detailed, scholarly investigation of 'conservative' political thought in China, ... This study is important in mining the many-sided debate in China over values guiding the party-state, and highlighting the ideas of the principal participants in those debates. Highly recommended. CHOICEshow more

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