Contemporary China

Contemporary China

by Kerry Brown

Hardcover(2nd ed. 2015)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137510105
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 05/29/2015
Series: Contemporary States and Societies
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2015
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Politics and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London.

Table of Contents


Introduction.- 1. What is China?.- 2. The Making of Modern China.- 3. The Communist Party and Politics.- 4. How China is Governed.- 5. The Chinese Economy.- 6. Chinese Society.- 7. Chinese Culture.- 8. China in the World.- Conclusion.

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In this essential new text on Chinese politics and society, Kerry Brown expertly presents a complex but nuanced view of China today. This second edition provides useful updates on China in the Xi Jinping era and offers insightful coverage for anyone wanting to know more about this rising power.' – Michael Barr, Newcastle University, UK

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