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

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

by Bruce J. Dickson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521818176

ISBN-13: 9780521818179

Pub. Date: 01/20/2003

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:
9780521818179
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/20/2003
Series:
Cambridge Modern China Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(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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