China's Political System: Modernization and Tradition / Edition 5

China's Political System: Modernization and Tradition / Edition 5

by June Teufel Dreyer
     
 

This highly respected text demonstrates how the government of China,the world's most populous nation, has been significantly affected by attempts to harmonize the unique nature of its indigenous culture with a variety of influences and ideas from the outside world.

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This highly respected text demonstrates how the government of China,the world's most populous nation, has been significantly affected by attempts to harmonize the unique nature of its indigenous culture with a variety of influences and ideas from the outside world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321355102
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
07/27/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
347
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The Chinese tradition23
3Reformers, warlords, and communists45
4The communist road to power63
5PRC politics under Mao : 1949-197681
6PRC politics in the post-Mao era : 1976-2005107
7The politics of the economy139
8Crime and punishment : the legal system of the PRC167
9The role of the military191
10Education215
11Quality-of-life issues : health, demography, and the environment235
12Conformity and dissent : the politics of the arts and journalism259
13Ethnic minorities and national integration279
14Foreign policy305
15Conclusions331

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