China's political system : modernization and tradition

  • 9th ed.
  • London, [England] ; New York, New York : Routledge 2016
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1 online resource (396 p.)
  • 1-315-66461-5
  • 1-317-34964-4
  • 1-317-34963-6
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  • Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
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  • Cover; Title Page ; Dedication; Copyright Page; Brief Contents; Table of Contents; Illustrations; Preface; About the Author; Political Map of China; 1 Introduction; Modernization and Chinese Civilization; Theories of Analysis of Chinese Politics; Theoretical Analysis in the Early Years of the PRC; Theories Engendered by the Cultural Revolution; Post-Mao Theories of Analysis; Conclusions; Suggestions for Further Reading; 2 The Chinese Tradition; Basic Characteristics; The Governmental Structure of Traditional China; The Examination System; Literature and Art
  • The Role of Law in Traditional ChinaThe Military; The Barbarian Problem; Interpretations of Chinese History; Implications for Industrialization; Conclusions; Suggestions for Further Reading; 3 Reformers, Warlords, and Communists; The New Invasion 47; The Self-Strengthening Movement; Reform and Revolution; The Reformers; The Reactionaries; The Revolutionaries; The Kuomintang; Suggestions for Further Reading; 4 The Communist Road to Power; The Early Years: 1919-1923; The Period of Soviet Control: 1923-1931; The Jiangxi Soviet: 1931-1934; The Long March: 1934-1935; The Xi'an Incident: 1936
  • The Second United Front: 1936-1941Civil War and Victory: 1941-1949; Suggestions for Further Reading; 5 PRC Politics Under Mao: 1949-1976; Consolidation of Power: 1949-1955; Establishing the Organs of Power; The Hundred Flowers Period: 1956-1957; The Great Leap Forward and Its Aftermath: 1958-1961; The Socialist Education Movement: 1962-1966; The Cultural Revolution: 1966-1976; Reconstruction: 1970-1976; Suggestions for Further Reading; 6 PRC Politics in the Post-Mao Era: 1976-2013; Interregnum: 1976-1978; Deng Ascendant; The Legacy of Mao; Political Realignment and Policy Readjustment
  • The Tiananmen Demonstrations, 1989The Third Generation: China Under Jiang Zemin; The Three Represents; Civic Organizations; Changing Central-Local Relationships; The Fourth Generation in Power; The Fifth Generation Moves to Center Stage; Conclusions; Suggestions for Further Reading; 7 The Politics of the Economy; Introduction; The Early Years: 1949-1950; The Socialist Transformation of Agriculture: 1949-1978; Industrial Policy in the Maoist Era; Maoist Economic Policies Assessed; Economic Policy Under Deng Xiaoping; Agricultural Reforms; The Private Sector
  • More Responsibility for State EnterprisesReforming the Price System; Reforming the Reforms; New Problems for Deng's Successors; Future Concerns; Conclusions; Suggestions for Further Reading; 8 Crime and Punishment: The Legal System of the PRC; Less-than-Peaceful Coexistence of the Societal and Jural Models: 1949-1953; The Jural Model in Ascendance: 1954-1957; Resurgence of the Societal Model: 1957-1965; The Societal Model Rampant: 1966-1976; Law and Justice in the Post-Mao Era: Return to the Jural Model; The New Legal System; Legal Developments; The Trial Process; Mediation; Petitions
  • Reform Through Labor (RTL)
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