Written by a team of leading China scholars, this book explores the dynamics of state power and legitimation in twenty-first century China, and the implications of changing state-society relations for the future viability of the People's Republic. Key subjects covered include: * the legitimacy of the Communist Party * state-society relations * ethnic and religious resistance * rural and urban contention * nationalism * popular and youth culture * prospects for democracy.
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(234mm x 156mm x 21mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Peter Hays Gries
Peter Hays Gries is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the university of Colorado, Boulder and Co-Director of the Sino-American Security Dialogue. He is author of China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics and Diplomacy. Stanley Rosen is Professor in the School of Political Science at the University of Southern California. He has published widely on China and his books include: Red Guard Factionalism and the Cultural Revolution in Guangzhou and Policy Conflicts in Post-Mao China: A Documentary Survey with Analysis.