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Shaken authority : China's Communist Party and the 2008 Sichuan earthquake

Author: Christian P Sorace
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Shaken Authority, Christian P. Sorace examines the political mechanisms at work in the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the broader ideological energies that drove them. Sorace takes Communist Party ideas and discourse as central to how that organization formulates policies, defines legitimacy, and exerts its power. Sorace argues that the Communist Party has never abandoned its conviction that  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian P Sorace
ISBN: 9781501708497 150170849X 9781501708503 1501708503
OCLC Number: 1105470305
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.)
Contents: The Communist Party's miracle --
Party spirit made flesh --
Blood transfusion, generation, and anemia --
The utopia of urban planning --
The mirage of development --
The ideological pursuit of ecology.
Responsibility: Christian P. Sorace.

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In Shaken Authority, Christian P. Sorace examines the political mechanisms at work in the aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the broader ideological energies that drove them. Sorace takes  Read more...

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"Christian Sorace's book on the reconstruction after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake is an excellent study on Chinese communist ideology, governance and politics.... Sorace's book is robustly empirical, Read more...

 
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