Contemporary Chinese Politics

Contemporary Chinese Politics : An Introduction

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This comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date text provides information and analysis for a complete examination of contemporary China and its political and economic developments.* NEW - Completely revises Chapter 8 to include the reversion of Hong Kong in 1997 and Macao in 1999. * NEW - Updates discussion on ideology to include Jiang Zemins search for a unifying ideology now that he is the undisputed leader after Deng Xiaopings death. * NEW - Includes a new section on the law-making role of the National Peoples Congress. * NEW - Provides brief profiles of the new top leadership. * NEW - Discusses the new civil service system. *Included the reversion of Hong Kong in 1997 and Macao in 1999.*Updates discussion on ideology to include Jiang Zemin's search for a unifying ideology now that he is the undisputed leader after Deng Xiaoping's death.*Includes a new section on the law-making role of the National People's Congress.show more

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  • Paperback | 431 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 498.95g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • map
  • 0130819212
  • 9780130819215

Table of contents

*Romanization of Chinese Names of Persons and Places*Introduction: Historical and Cultural Perspectives*The Origin and Rise of the Chinese Communist Movement*From Military Communism to Deng's Reforms*The Erosion of Chinese Communist Ideology: Marxism-Leninism, Mao's Thought, Dengism, and the Thinking of Jiang Zemin*Political Institutions of the Party-State: Structural Issues and the Policy Process*Elites and the Cadre System: Leadership Style, Factionalism, Succession, and Recruitment*Reform for a Creditable Socialist Legal System*Provincial and Local Politics: Centralism versus Regionalism, National Minorities, and the Case of Tibet*Greater South China: Reversion of Hong Kong and Macao, and the Pearl River Delta Regional Development*The Military's Role in Chinese Politics*Democracy, Dissent, and the Tiananmen Mass Movement*The Politics of Modernization: Rural and Urban Economic Reforms*The Politics of Modernization: Education, Science and Technology, the Open Door Policy, and the Intellectuals*Appendix A: The Constitution of the People's Republic of China (1982)*Appendix B: The Constitution of the Communist Party of China (1982)*Appendix B-1: Revision of Some Articles of the Constitution of the Communist Party of China (1987)*Appendix B-2: Amendment to the CCP Constitution (September 1997)*Indexshow more

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