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China modernizes : threat to the West or model for the rest?

Author: Randall P Peerenboom
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Two sharply contrasting views of China exist today; one of a rising superpower, and the other of an anachronistic, authoritarian regime. So which is the real China? Randall Peerenboom offers a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall P Peerenboom
ISBN: 0199208344 9780199208340 0199226121 9780199226122
OCLC Number: 255087158
Description: XV, 406 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction: Two Opposing Views of China ; 2. Deja vu all over again: China and the East Asian Model ; 3. Taking rights seriously? Official policy and actual practice ; 4. Social and economic rights, law and order, women's rights and cultural rights ; 5. Of rights and wrongs: Why China is subject to a double standard on rights ; 6. Institutional reform: rule of law and good governance ; 7. Debating democracy ; 8. What if China democratizes? What if it doesn't? ; 9. Conclusion: modernity with modesty- the strength and limits of the EAM
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