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China's Communist Party : atrophy and adaptation

Author: David L Shambaugh
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few issues affect the future of China--and hence all the nations that interact with China--more than the nature of its ruling party and government. In this timely study, David Shambaugh assesses the strengths and weaknesses, durability, adaptability, and potential longevity of China's Communist Party (CCP). He argues that although the CCP has been in a protracted state of atrophy, it has undertaken a number of  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David L Shambaugh
ISBN: 9780520254923 0520254929 9780520260078 0520260074
OCLC Number: 181424133
Description: xiv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Chinese Communist Party after communism --
The Western discourse on communist party-states --
The Western discourse on the Chinese Communist Party-state --
The Chinese discourse on communist party-states --
The Chinese discourse on noncommunist party-states --
Rebuilding the Party : the ideological dimension --
Rebuilding the Party : the organizational dimension --
Staying alive : can the Chinese Communist Party survive?
Responsibility: David Shambaugh.
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Few issues affect the future of China - and hence all the nations that interact with China - more than the nature of its ruling party and government. This work assesses the strengths and weaknesses,  Read more...

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"Sobering but illuminating... Exciting to read." New York Review Of Books 20100930 "Provides one of the best accounts yet of the post-1989 reinvention of the Chinese Communist Party." Huffington Post Read more...

 
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