China’s Political System examines how the government of China is affected by ongoing efforts to harmonize its unique culture with external influences and ideas.
Highly respected area specialist June Teufel Dreyer offers expert analysis of the historical context and current trends to show how this transition is challenging China’s economic, legal, military, social, and cultural institutions. Throughout the text, Dreyer challenges students to think about the broader problem of governance in China by comprehensively showing how past and present impact leaders, citizens, ethnic minorities, and policies and by incisively considering the different futures for China’s political system.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Chinese Tradition
Chapter 3. Reformers, Warlords, and Communists
Chapter 4. The Communist Road To Power
Chapter 5. PRC Politics Under Mao: 1949—1976
Chapter 6. PRC Politics In the Post-Mao Era: 1976—2010
Chapter 7. The Politics of the Economy
Chapter 8. Crime And Punishment: The Legal System of the PRC
Chapter 9. The Role of the Military
Chapter 10. Education
Chapter 11. Quality-of-Life Issues: Health, Demography, and the Environment
Chapter 12. Conformity and Dissent: The Arts, the Media, and Social Control
Chapter 13. Ethnic Minorities and National Integration
Chapter 14. Foreign Policy
Chapter 15. Conclusions
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