Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development

Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development

by Sujian Guo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739120948

ISBN-13: 9780739120941

Pub. Date: 08/27/2007

Publisher: Lexington Books

Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development is a topical examination of some of the most recent developments in Chinese politics. Featuring a roster of international scholars, the book comprises an assortment of chapters focusing on a particular dimension or specific issue of political culture, political economy, foreign policy, and environmental and social

Overview

Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development is a topical examination of some of the most recent developments in Chinese politics. Featuring a roster of international scholars, the book comprises an assortment of chapters focusing on a particular dimension or specific issue of political culture, political economy, foreign policy, and environmental and social challenges. The editors, Sujian Guo and Baogang Guo, have divided the essays into five parts: political legitimacy, political economy, external challenges, environmental challenges, and social challenges. Each of these dimensions serves as a window through which the reader can glimpse various challenges in Chinese political development in the new century. Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development is suitable for students of all levels and researchers of Chinese politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739120941
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
08/27/2007
Series:
Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development Series
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents


List of Figures     vii
List of Tables     viii
Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction: Challenges Facing Chinese Political Development   Baogang Guo   Sujian Guo     1
Political Legitimacy
Nationalism, Market Reforms, and Political Support in Contemporary China   Huisheng Shou     15
The Study of Chinese Political Culture from the Perspective of Communication as Social Construction   Wenshan Jia     33
Political Economy
Explaining the Reform of China's Exchange Rate Regime: The Utility of Economic Interest Approaches   Logan Wright     47
Information Technology for Ecological Analysis and the Future of Public Administration in China   Andrew Swift   Xiaohang Liu     69
External Challenges
China: U.S. Partner, Competitor, or Threat-What Do the Americans Think?   Yanmin Yu     92
Barking Up the Wrong Tree? The Master Narrative of "China Threat Theory" Examined   Chengqiu Wu     112
Environmental Challenges
The Dilemma of Western Industrial Civilization and China's Path in the 21st Century   Joel Kassiola   Xiaohang Liu     144
China's Pollution Challenge: the Impact of Economic Growth and Environmental Complaints on Environmental and Social Outcomes   Anna Brettell     155
Social Challenges
Engaging the Law: Migrant Workers, Social Networks, and the Chinese Labor Law   Jeffrey Becker     195
Modernization, Economic Development and Inter-Ethnic Relations in China   Enze Han     217
Index     229
Contributors     239

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