Contemporary Chinese Politics: An Introduction / Edition 6

Contemporary Chinese Politics: An Introduction / Edition 6

by James C.F. Wang, Wang
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130819212

ISBN-13: 9780130819215

Pub. Date: 10/06/1998

Publisher: Prentice-Hall Incorporated

This comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date book provides information and analysis for a complete examination of contemporary China and its political and economic developments. Uses an accessible, informal writing style throughout. Focuses on institutional development and change. Completely revises Chapter 8 to include the reversion of…  See more details below

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This comprehensive, accurate, and up-to-date book provides information and analysis for a complete examination of contemporary China and its political and economic developments. Uses an accessible, informal writing style throughout. Focuses on institutional development and change. Completely revises Chapter 8 to include the reversion of Hong Kong in 1997 and Macao in 1999.Updates discussion on ideology to include Jiang Zemin's search for a unifying ideology now that he is the undisputed leader after Deng Xiaoping's death. In addition, it includes a new section on the law-making role of the National People's Congress, provides brief profiles of the new top leadership and discusses the new civil service system. For professionals who deal with China and/or Hong Kong often and need up-to-date information on the current political climate in China.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130819215
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall Incorporated
Publication date:
10/06/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
431
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Romanization of Chinese Names of Persons and Places
Ch. 1Introduction: Historical and Cultural Perspectives1
Ch. 2The Origin and Rise of the Chinese Communist Movement: From Military Communism to Deng's Reforms15
Ch. 3The Erosion of Chinese Communist Ideology: Marxism-Leninism, Mao's Thought, Dengism, and the Thinking of Jiang Zemin37
Ch. 4Political Institutions of the Party-State: Structural Issues and the Policy Process71
Ch. 5Elites and the Cadre System: Leadership Style, Factionalism, Succession, and Recruitment109
Ch. 6Reform for a Creditable Socialist Legal System139
Ch. 7Provincial and Local Politics: Centralism versus Regionalism, National Minorities, and the Case of Tibet160
Ch. 8Greater South China: Reversion of Hong Kong and Macao and the Pearl River Delta Regional Development189
Ch. 9The Military's Role in Chinese Politics228
Ch. 10Democracy, Dissent, and the Tiananmen Mass Movement263
Ch. 11The Politics of Modernization: Rural and Urban Economic Reforms293
Ch. 12The Politics of Modernization: Education, Science and Technology, the Open Door Policy, and the intellectuals333
App. AThe Constitution of the People's Republic of China (1982)373
App. BThe Constitution of the Communist Party of China (1982)399
App. B-1Revision of Some Articles of the Constitution of the Communist Party of China (1987)419
App. B-2Amendment to the CCP Constitution (September 1997)423
Index425

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