This book examines village democracy and the prospects of China's democratization. It explains how three key factors - township, economy and kinship - shape village democracy and account for rural variations. It considers the extension of village to township elections, the idea of a mixed regime and its impact on political development in China.
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(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Baogang He
BAOGANG HE is chair of International Studies at Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has published five books on various aspects of Chinese democratization. His recent publications have focused on deliberative democracy in China and federalism in Asia. His is the co-editor (with Ethan Leib) of a newly released volume, The Search for Deliberative Democracy in China.