Red Capitalists in China: The Party, Private Entrepreneurs, and Prospects for Political Change / Edition 1

Red Capitalists in China: The Party, Private Entrepreneurs, and Prospects for Political Change / Edition 1

by Bruce J. Dickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521521432

ISBN-13: 9780521521437

Pub. Date: 06/28/2014

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Viewing the evolving relationship between the Chinese Communist Party and private entrepreneurs, this book examines the implications of recruiting entrepreneurs into the communist party. It has given rise to the label of "red capitalists." Although many foreign observers expect economic change to lead inevitably to political change in China, this book reveals that

Overview

Viewing the evolving relationship between the Chinese Communist Party and private entrepreneurs, this book examines the implications of recruiting entrepreneurs into the communist party. It has given rise to the label of "red capitalists." Although many foreign observers expect economic change to lead inevitably to political change in China, this book reveals that China's entrepreneurs are willing partners with the state; not an autonomous force in opposition to the state.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521521437
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2014
Series:
Cambridge Modern China Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Challenges of party building in the reform era; 3. New institutional links; Appendix: survey design and implementation; 4. The politics of cooptation; 5. The political beliefs and behaviors of China's red capitalists; Appendix: multivariate analyses of political beliefs of officials and entrepreneurs; 6. Conclusion.

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