Contemporary China Studies 1: Politics

Contemporary China Studies 1: Politics

By: Tak-Wing Ngo (editor)Hardback

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As the most populated nation on earth with the fourth largest economy and the third largest trading country in the world, the study of contemporary China is currently one of the most popular subjects in the academia. The rise of China has fuelled an explosion of studies on its politics, economy and society in the past few decades. This series, Contemporary China Studies, provides a much needed set of quality references for universities and lecturers to build their curricula, and will also be a valuable tool to researchers undertaking a literature review. Furthermore, this series bridges some gaps in the state of the field by being the first to bring together the seminal writings in the field. Contemporary China Studies I contains more than 50 carefully selected articles and book chapters focusing on the politics of China since 1949. Each volume includes a short introduction giving a summary of the existing scholarship on the historical legacies, development trajectory and current debates concerning the particular theme. Moreover, this four-volume set has a general introduction which pulls together the various themes to offer a general overview of the nature and development of the Chinese political order. Volume One: Genesis of the Party-State System and its Changes and Continuity Volume Two: Changing Modes of Governance and Techniques of Political Discipline Volume Three: Local Autonomy and the Struggle over Central Authority Volume Four: Multiculturalism and the Quest for National Unity

About Author

Tak-Wing Ngo is Professor of Political Science at the University of Macau. He specializes in state-market relations, regulatory governance, and the political economy of development in East Asia. He holds a PhD from SOAS (London), and worked as an anti-corruption official and journalist before joining the academia. He has taught at Leiden University, and was the holder of the IIAS Chair in Asian History at Erasmus University Rotterdam. He is the editor of the refereed journal China Information, and the editor of the book series Governance in Asia (NIAS Press) and Global Asia (Amsterdam University Press).

Contents

VOLUME 1: CONTINUITIES AND CHANGES OF THE PARTY-STATE The Post-Mao Reforms in Historical Perspective - Paul Cohen Mechanisms for Party Control in the Government Bureaucracy in China - A. Doak Barnett Explaining Politics in the People's Republic of China: The Structural Alternative - Avery Goldstein Informal Politics among the Chinese Communist Party Elite - Lowell Dittmer Ideology and the Demise or Maintenance of Soviet-type Regimes: Perspectives on the Chinese Case - Yan Sun Managing Chinese Bureaucrats: An Institutional Economics Perspective - Yasheng Huang The 'Fragmented Authoritarianism' Model and its Limitations - Kenneth Lieberthal The Chinese Communist Party's Nomenklatura System as a Leadership Selection Mechanism: An Evaluation - John Burns The Soldier and the State in China: The Political Work System in the People's Liberation Army - David Shambaugh Administrative Rationalization and the Reorientation of Government Behavior - Dali Yang Cooptation and Corporatism in China: The Logic of Party Adaptation - Bruce Dickson Adaptive Informal Institutions and Endogenous Institutional Change in China - Kellee Tsai The Erosion of Communist Party Control over Lawmaking in China - Murray Scot Tanner VOLUME 2: FORMS OF DISCIPLINE AND CONTROL The Structural Strains of China's Socio-legal System: A Transition to Formal Legalism? - Jieli Li Paternalist Terror: The Campaign to Suppress Counterrevolutionaries and Regime Consolidation in the People's Republic of China, 1950-1953 - Julia Strauss What the Cultural Revolution Was, and Why It Happened - Lynn White Postrevolutionary Mobilization in China: The One-Child Policy Reconsidered - Tyrene White Reformed Migration Control and New Targeted People: China's Hukou System in the 2000s - Fei-Ling Wang Organized Dependency and Cultures of Authority in Chinese Industry - Andrew Walder Governing Urban China: Labour, Welfare, and the Danwei - David Bray Toward a Government of the Contract: Policing in the Era of Reform - Michael Dutton Shuanggui and Extralegal Detention in China - Flora Sapio The 'Re-education through Labour' System in China's Legal Reform - Zou Keyuan The Chemistry of a Conflict: The Chinese Government and the Falun Gong - Patsy Rahn Dilemmas of 'Thought Work' in Fin-de-Siecle China - Daniel Lynch Shaping the Internet in China: Evolution of Political Control over Network Infrastructure and Content - Eric Harwit and Duncan Clark The Chinese Legal System: Continuing Commitment to the Primary of State Power - Pitman Potter VOLUME 3: LOCAL AUTONOMY UNDER CENTRAL AUTHORITY The Reach of the State: A Comparative-Historical Approach to the 'Modernization' of Local Government in China - Vivienne Shue The 'State of the State' - Richard Baum and Alexei Shevchenko From Local Experiments to National Policy: The Origins of China's Distinctive Policy Process - Sebastian Heilmann Playing to the Provinces: Deng Xiaoping's Political Strategy of Economic Reform - Susan Shirk The Evolution of Central-Provincial Fiscal Relations in China, 1971-1984: The Formal System - Michel Oksenberg and James Tong Fiscal Reform and the Economic Foundations of Local State Corporatism - Jean Oi Central-Local Relations in an Era of Fiscal Decline: The Paradox of Fiscal Decentralization in Post-Mao China - Christine Wong Federalism Chinese Style: The Political Basis for Economic Success in China - Gabriella Montinola, Yingyi Qian, and Barry Weingast Competitive Governments, Fiscal Arrangements, and the Provision of Local Public Infrastructure in China: A Theory-driven Study of Gujiao Municipality - Carsten Herrmann-Pillath and Feng Xingyuan Towards a Non-Zero-Sum Interactive Framework of Spatial Politics: The Case of Centre-Province in Contemporary China - Linda Chelan Li The Institutional Logic of Collusion among Local Governments in China - Xueguang Zhou Remaking the Communist Party-State: The Cadre Responsibility System at the Local Level in China - Maria Edin Principals and Secret Agents: Central versus Local Control Over Policing and Obstacles to 'Rule of Law' in China - Murray Scot Tanner and Eric Green China's 'Soft' Centralization: Shifting Tiao/Kuai Authority Relations - Andrew Mertha The Blind Man and the Elephant: Analysing the Local State in China - Anthony Saich VOLUME 4: SHIFTING IDENTITIES AND THE QUEST FOR NATIONAL UNITY China: Erratic State, Frustrated Society - Lucian Pye Ethnic Classification Writ Large: The 1954 Yunnan Province Ethnic Classification Project and its Foundations in Republican-Era Taxonomic Thought - Thomas Mullaney Between Alterity and Identity: New Voices of Minority People in China - Nimrod Baranovitch Islam in China: Accommodation or Separatism? - Dru Gladney China's Strategic Vulnerability to Minority Separatism in Tibet - Barry Sautman Constructing the State in the Tibetan Diaspora - Ann Frechette China's Provincial Identities: Reviving Regionalism and Reinventing 'Chineseness' - Tim Oakes Heunggongyahn: On the Past, Present, and Future of Hong Kong Identity - Gordon Mathews From Nationalism to Nationalizing: Cultural Imagination and State Formation in Postwar Taiwan - Allen Chun Diaspora, Identity and Cultural Citizenship: The Hakkas in 'Multicultural Taiwan' - Lijung Wang Realpolitik Nationalism: International Sources of Chinese Nationalism - Lei Guang How to Understand China: The Dangers and Opportunities of Being a Rising Power - William Callahan Nationalism and Transnationalism in the Globalisation of China - Prasenjit Duara Modernity as History: Post-revolutionary China, Globalization and the Question of Modernity - Arif Dirlik

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  • ISBN13: 9781412948845
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1584
  • ID: 9781412948845
  • weight: 2990
  • ISBN10: 1412948843

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