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.show more

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

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.show more

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 Chinashow more

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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 Journalshow more