Governance and Politics of China

Governance and Politics of China

by Tony Saich
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333594878

ISBN-13: 9780333594872

Pub. Date: 09/28/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Over the last 20 years change in China has been breathtaking. Reform has affected every facet of life and has left no policy and institution untouched. How did China move from being one of the most isolated nations to being a major international player? Written by a leading expert who has also lived and worked in China, this major new textbook provides a thorough

Overview

Over the last 20 years change in China has been breathtaking. Reform has affected every facet of life and has left no policy and institution untouched. How did China move from being one of the most isolated nations to being a major international player? Written by a leading expert who has also lived and worked in China, this major new textbook provides a thorough introduction to these changes and to all aspects of politics and governance in China from the revolution of 1949 to the present day.

Author Biography: Tony Saich is Daewoo Professor of International Affairs, Harvard University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333594872
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
Comparative Government and Politics Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth edition
Introduction
1. Diversity within Unity
2. Political History, 1949–2012
3. China's New Leaders and their Challenges, 2012-Present
4. The Chinese Communist Party
5. The Central Governing Apparatus
6. Governance Beyond the Centre
7. The Chinese State and Society
8. Urbanization and Urban-Rural Relations
9. Economic Policy
10. Social Policy
11. Foreign Policy
12. China's Future Challenges

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