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China's changing political landscape : prospects for democracy

Author: Cheng Li
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008.
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"Leading experts examine the prospects for democracy in the world's most populous nation and break down a number of issues in Chinese domestic politics, including changing leadership dynamics, the rise of business elites, increased demand for the rule of law, and shifting civil-military relations"--Provided by publisher

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
China's changing political landscape.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007050245
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cheng Li
ISBN: 9780815752080 0815752083
OCLC Number: 320325705
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 342 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : assessing China's political development / Cheng Li --
China's political trajectory : what are the Chinese saying? / Andrew J. Nathan --
Ideological change and incremental democracy in reform-era China / Yu Keping --
Institutionalization and the changing dynamics of Chinese leadership politics / Alice L. Miller --
Institutionalization of political succession in China : progress and implications / Jing Huang --
Will China's "lost generation" find a path to democracy? / Cheng Li --
Business interest groups in Chinese politics : the case of the oil companies / Erica S. Downs --
China's left tilt : pendulum swing or midcourse correction? / Barry Naughton --
Political implications of China's information revolution : the media, the minders, and their message / Richard Baum --
Legalization without democratization in China under Hu Jintao / Jacques deLisle --
Staying in power : what does the Chinese Communist Party have to do? / Joseph Fewsmith --
Fighting corruption: a difficult challenge for Chinese leaders / Minxin Pei --
The political implications of China's social future : Complacency, scorn, and the forlorn / Dorothy J. Solinger --
Straining against the yoke? civil-military relations in China after the Seventeenth Party Congress / James Mulvenon --
Learning from abroad to reinvent itself : external influences on internal CCP reforms / David Shambaugh --
Taiwan and China's democratic future : can the tail wag the dog? / Chu Yun-han.
Responsibility: Cheng Li, editor.


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