Dynamics of Local Governance in China During the Reform Era
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Dynamics of Local Governance in China During the Reform Era

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Dynamics of Local Governance in China during the Reform takes a close look at China's current transformation and its broader implications. Through their thought-provoking essays, the contributors to this volume dissect China's transformation by examining various topics in the field of contemporary China studies, such as rural industrialization, development of civic society, socio-economic transformation and local self-governance.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 326 pages
  • 160.02 x 228.6 x 33.02mm | 612.35g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0739126881
  • 9780739126882

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Uncertain Outcomes of Rural Industrialization: A Reassessment Chapter 2. Associational Revolution in China: Mapping the Landscapes Chapter 3. Religious organizations and local self rule in rural China Chapter 4. In Search of Positive Deviants: Social Entrepreneurs, Non-Governmental Organizations, and the Development of Civil Society in China Chapter 5. Socio-economic Transformation, Grassroots Democracy and Political Value Change in China: A comparison with Hong Kong and Taiwan Chapter 6. Elite Mobility in Post-Reform Rural China Chapter 7. Contracting and Dispute Resolution among Chinese Firms: Law and Its Substitutes Chapter 8. Developing into a Developmental State: Explaining the Changing Government-Business Relationships behind the Kunshan Miracle Chapter 9. Cross-boundary State-society Interactions in South China
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Review quote

The insightful and informative analyses undoubtedly make this book a valuable addition to the literature on China's local governance during the reform era. The China Journal
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About Tse-Kang Leng

Tse-Kang Leng is Research Fellow of the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica and professor of political science at National Chengchi University,Taipei. Yun-han Chu is Distinguished Research Fellow of the Institute of Political Science at Academia Sinica and professor of political science at National Taiwan University.
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