Contemporary Chinese Politics : An Introduction
This text provides facts and information - interspersed with analysis - in its examination of contemporary China and its political and economic developments.
- Paperback | 400 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 476.27g
- 01 Aug 1994
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 5th Revised edition
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.