Contemporary Chinese Politics

Contemporary Chinese Politics : An Introduction

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This text provides facts and information - interspersed with analysis - in its examination of contemporary China and its political and economic developments.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • map
  • 013059198X
  • 9780130591982

Table of contents

Introduction - the Chinese historical and cultural perspectives; the origin and rise of the Chinese Communist movement; the erosion of Chinese Communist ideology; political institution of the party-state - structural issues and policy process; elites and the cadre system - leadership style, factionalism and succession; reform for a creditable socialist legal system; provincial and local politics; centralism versus regionalism, SARS and national minorities; the military role in Chinese politics; mass participation and political action; democracy, dissent and the Tian'anmen mass movement; the politics of modernization - rural and urban economic reforms; the politics of modernization - education and science/technology.
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