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China's Rise to Power: Conceptions of State Governance

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China's Rise to Power: Conceptions of State Governance examines how a twenty-first century contradiction—the country's combination of authoritarian rule and a market-oriented economy in state-led capitalism—has proven simultaneously appealing and a source of domestic dissatisfaction. Balancing policy analysis with detailed investigation of escalating popular unrest, this essay collection explores the discontent that stems from the Communist leadership's obsession with growth and control and anticipates new space for alternative governance. As the sixth-generation leaders come of age at this critical juncture, the way out of internal crises will not necessarily be the way of the Chinese Communist Party.

About the Author

Joseph Tse-Hei Lee is a professor of History at Pace University, New York. Lida V. Nedilsky is a professor of Sociology at North Park University, Chicago. Siu-Keung Cheung is an associate professor of Sociology at Hong Kong Shue Yan University. They have previously coedited Marginalization in China: Recasting Minority Politics (2009).

Table of Contents

Appeal and Discontent: The Yin and Yang of China's Rise to Power; J.Tse-Hei Lee and L.V.Nedilsky

Appropriating Confucianism: Soft Power, Primordial Sentiment, and Authoritarianism; K.C.K.Cheung

Harmony and Critique: Chinese Modernity, Harmonious Society, and Contemporary Chinese Feminist Perspectives; S.R.Wesoky

Promoting a Harmonious Society through CCTV's Music-Entertainment Television Programming; L.Gorfinkel

Harmonious Online Society: The China Model in the Information Age; S.Y.Liu

The Harmonious Language of Young Hans in Urumqi, Xinjiang; E.Caprioni

Invoking the Ghosts of Blagoveshchensk: Massacre, Memory, and the Post-Mao Search for Historical Identity; M.Fromm

Chinese Nationalism in Harmony with European Imperialism: Historical Representation at the Macau Museum; K.Y.Law

Health Care in a Harmonious Society: Crises and Challenges in Post-1978 China; K.Yip

Controlling Lives and Bodies: Water and Food Security in Hong Kong; S.K.Cheung

Product Details

ISBN:
9781137276735
Author:
Lee, Joseph Tse-hei (edt)
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Lee, Joseph Tse
Author:
Nedilsky, Lida V.
Author:
Lee, Joseph Tse-Hei
Author:
Cheung, Siu-Keung
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Public Policy - General
Subject:
Public Policy - Cultural Policy
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
Political Ideologies/Communism, Post-Communism & Socialism
Subject:
Politics-Leftist Studies
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes: 4 pgs figs, 1 pg map
Pages:
260
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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History and Social Science » Politics » General
History and Social Science » Politics » Leftist Studies
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy

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