China's Military in Transition / Edition 1

China's Military in Transition / Edition 1

by Council on Advanced Policy Studies
     
 

China's Military in Transition is the most comprehensive study of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ever published. Drawing upon a broad range of documentary sources and interviews, many of the world's leading specialists on the Chinese military provide in-depth and expert analyses of China's military modernization program.See more details below

Overview

China's Military in Transition is the most comprehensive study of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) ever published. Drawing upon a broad range of documentary sources and interviews, many of the world's leading specialists on the Chinese military provide in-depth and expert analyses of China's military modernization program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198292616
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Series:
Studies on Contemporary China Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1640L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
The People's Liberation Army Towards the 21st Century: Continuity and Change
China's Military in Transition: Politics, Professionalism, Procurement and Power Projection1
Management of the PLA
Party-Army Relations in China: Retrospect and Prospect35
The New Officer Corps: Implications for the Future51
Demobilization: The Dialectics of PLA Troop Reduction72
The PLA in China's National Security Policy: Leaderships, Structures, Processes96
The Defence Economy
Current and Future Challenges Facing Chinese Defence Industries130
China's Defence Finance: Content, Process and Administration164
Doctrine, Training and Capabilities
The PLA's Evolving Warfighting Doctrine, Strategy and Tactics, 1985-95: A Chinese Perspective179
From Continent to Periphery: PLA Doctrine, Strategy and Capabilities Towards 2000200
Training Tomorrow's PLA: A Mixed Bag of Tricks224
The People's Armed Police: First Line of Defence261
Prospects for Chinese Nuclear Force Modernization: Limited Deterrence versus Multilateral Arms Control284
The External Environment
The Military Balance in the Taiwan Straits313
The PLA and China's Threat Perceptions332
Index353

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