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Governance and politics of China

Author: Saich, Tony Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.Edition: 2nd ed.Language: EnglishDescription: 383 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1403921857Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Governance and politics of China Contents List of Maps, Boxes and Figures Preface to the Second Edition Acknowledgements Romanization and Chinese Measures List ofAbbreviations Introduction X Xlll ... xix XX xxi A land of diversity The impact of CCP policy China's Changing Road to Development: Political History, 1949-78 Parameters of policy debate Economic recovery and the adoption of the Soviet model, 1949-55 The origins of a Chinese path to socialism, 1955-62 The radicalization of politics and the resurrection of class struggle, 1962-78 China Under Reform, 1978-2003 The Third Plenum and the initial reform agenda, 1978-84 Economic troubles and political instability, 1985-91 Return to economic reform, boom and moderation, 1992-97 Managing reform without Deng, 1997-2002 The Sixteenth Party Congress and beyond The Chinese Communist Party Party organization and membership The role of the CCP in the political system 5 The Central Governing Apparatus Central government The legal system, coercive control and rights The military and the political system 6 Governance Beyond the Centre The organization of local government The province as a unit of analysis Regional inequality Relations between the centre and the localities: the fiscal picture The consequences for local governance 7 Political Participation and Protest Mao Zedong and participation in theory and practice Modernization and participation since Mao Impact on the sanctioned organizational structure of representation Participation at the grass roots and the role of elections Non-sanctioned participation 8 The Chinese State and Society The Maoist period: an autonomous state and a state-dominated society State-society relations under reforms: a negotiated state Of civil society, corporatism, predation and negotiation 9 Economic Policy Policy-making and implementation Economic policy Gradualism or 'shock therapy' as a transitional strategy General policy for economic reform Agricultural policy Industrial policy Financial sector reform 10 Social Policy Social policy and the transition in China Family planning: problems of policy coordination and policy evasion Reform in the SOEs: cutting the Gordian knot Providing adequate healthcare in urban China Migration Inequality and healthcare in rural China Poverty alleviation Foreign Policy China and globalization China and the great power(s) China and the region China's foreign economic relations Challenges in the Twenty-First Century The internal challenge: corruption The external challenge: the information revolution The final challenge: good governance and political reform Further Reading Bibliography Index

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