Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance

Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415747851
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/19/2014
Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jessica C. Teets is Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at Middlebury College, USA.

William Hurst is Associate Professor of Political Science at Northwestern University, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Politics and Patterns of Policy Diffusion in China, Jessica C. Teets and William Hurst 1. Diffusion of Policy Defiance among Chinese Local Officials, Ciqi Mei and Margaret Pearson 2. Grassroots Reactions to Relocation: the Diffusion of Compensation Strategies, Anna Lora-Wainwright 3. Flying Land: Intergovernmental Cooperation in Local Economic Development in China, Meina Cai 4. Policy Diffusion in Corporate Restructuring: Case Studies of Local Government Interventions, Kun-Chin Lin and Shaofeng Chen 5. Grasping the Large and Releasing the Small: a Bottom-Up Perspective on Reform in a County-Level Enterprise, William Hurst 6. China’s Grassroots NGOs and the Local State: Catalysts for Policy Entrepreneurship, May Farid 7. Public Security Bureaus’ Containment Strategy toward Protestant House Churches, Marie-Eve Reny 8. Election Reform from the Middle and at the Margins, John James Kennedy and Dan Chen 9. Conclusion: Compliance, Resistance, Innovation and Involution: Assessing the Mechanisms of Policy Diffusion, William Hurst and Jessica C. Teets

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