Contemporary Chinese Politics in Historical Perspectiveby Brantly Womack
Pub. Date: 07/28/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Eight distinguished China specialists provide broad-gauged, original essays that attempt to explain the dynamics of contemporary Chinese politics by analyzing the preceding patterns of development. See more details below
Eight distinguished China specialists provide broad-gauged, original essays that attempt to explain the dynamics of contemporary Chinese politics by analyzing the preceding patterns of development.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction; Part I. Contemporary China and its Prerevolutionary Heritage Brantly Womack: 1. The dengist reforms in historical perspective Joseph Fewsmith; 2. China's search for democracy: public authority and popular power in China Brantly Womack; 3. A bourgeois alternative? The Shanghai arguments for a Chinese capitalism: the 20s and the 80s; Part II. Policy Dynamics Within The People's Republic of China Edmond Lee: 4. The contradictions of grassroots participation and undemocratic statism in Maoist China and their fate Marc Blecher; 5. The Chinese industrial state in historical perspective: from totalitarianism to corporatism Peter Nan-Shong Lee; 6. From revolutional cadres to bureaucratic technocrats; Part III. China's Evolving World Role Hong Yung Lee: 7. China's search for national identity Lowell Dittmer Tiananmen; 8. The Tiananmen tragedy: the state-society relationship, choices, and mechanism in historical perspective Tang Tsou.
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