Description - State & Society in 21st Century China by Peter Hays Gries
Written by a team of leading China scholars, this book explores the dynamics of state power and legitimation in 21st-century China, and the implications of changing state-society relations for the future viability of the People's Republic. 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. Broad in sweep and rich in empirical detail, this timely volume will appeal to students and scholars of contemporary China, as well as those interested in the dynamics of political and social change.
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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.