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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sorace, Christian P., 1981-
Shaken authority.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016048273
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christian P Sorace
ISBN: 9781501708497 150170849X 9781501708503 1501708503
OCLC Number: 961266846
Description: 1 online resource
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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