Paradox of China's Post-Mao Reforms by Merle Goldman
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Paradox of China's Post-Mao Reforms by Merle Goldman

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China s bold program of reforms launched in the late 1970s the move to a market economy and the opening to the outside world ended the political chaos and economic stagnation of the Cultural Revolution and sparked China s unprecedented economic boom. Yet, while the reforms made possible a rising standard of living for the majority of China s population, they came at the cost of a weakening central government, increasing inequalities, and fragmenting society.The essays of Barry Naughton, Joseph Fewsmith, Paul H. B. Godwin, Murray Scot Tanner, Lianjiang Li and Kevin J. O Brien, Tianjian Shi, Martin King Whyte, Thomas P. Bernstein, Dorothy J. Solinger, David S. G. Goodman, Kristen Parris, Merle Goldman, Elizabeth J. Perry, and Richard Baum and Alexei Shevchenko analyze the contradictory impact of China s economic reforms on its political system and social structure. They explore the changing patterns of the relationship between state and society that may have more profound significance for China than all the revolutionary movements that have convulsed it through most of the twentieth century."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674654549
ISBN-10: 0674654544
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 27mm)
Pages: 454
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 5-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Merle Goldman

Merle Goldman is Professor of History, Emerita, at Boston University and Associate of the John K. Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University. Roderick MacFarquhar is Leroy B. Williams Professor of History and Political Science, and Professor of Government, Harvard University.

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