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China in search of a harmonious society

Author: Sujian Guo; Baogang Guo
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008.
Series: Challenges facing Chinese political development.
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"Numerous problems are poised to jeopardize the political stability of China and cast a shadow on the moral foundation of its economic reform. How to cope with these new problems is a daunting task facing the Chinese leadership and people in the twenty-first century. The new generation of leadership under Hu Jintao has begun to search for solutions and direction. "Building a harmonious society" based on a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
China in search of a harmonious society.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sujian Guo; Baogang Guo
ISBN: 9780739126233 0739126237 9780739126240 0739126245
OCLC Number: 226038465
Description: xv, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: China in search of a harmonious society / Baogang Guo & Sujian Guo --
Building a harmonious society and achieving individual harmony / Ai Guo Han --
Traditional culture embodied in Confucianism and China's search for a harmonious society and peaceful development / Shi Zhongwen --
Cultural construction of a harmonious society / Qin Zhiyong --
China's harmonious world: beyond cultural interpretations / Yu Bin --
On the way to harmony: Marxism, Confucianism, and Hu Jintao's Hexie concept / Josef Gregory Mahoney --
Economic development, political stability, and social harmony: can all good things go together? / Guoli Liu --
Modernity, history, and the negotiation of Chinese identity: revisiting the liberals/new left debate / Kelvin Chi-kin cheung --
Conflict of rights and integration of order: real estate disputes and government management in new urban communities / Tang Juan --
Pension reforms in China: an institutional pursuit of stability for the rapidly aging / Teng Fu --
Corruption, impact of corruption, and measures to curtail corruption in China / Yanmin Yu.
Series Title: Challenges facing Chinese political development.
Responsibility: edited by Sujian Guo and Baogang Guo.
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This edited volume examines the new concept of 'building harmonious society' proposed by the Chinese leadership under Hu Jintao, its important implications for the future of Chinese political  Read more...


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Is there a 'Beijing Consensus' corresponding to the 'Washington Consensus'-a model of successful development for the rest of the world? That is the question posed by this book. The writers concur Read more...

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