The new Second Edition includes discussions of: The consumer revolution that has brought China’s major urban areas to the forefront of the developed world. In this highly readable account by a renowned expert on Chinese politics, we enter China’s real channels of power, known to all participants but invisible to most. Available in National Library (Singapore). Author: Lieberthal, Kenneth., Length: [ xxv], p.: Identifier:

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Jonathan Schiff rated it really liked it Feb 11, The explanation of the current organizational structure of the Party and the Center described the breadth of the positions, their level of power, and scope of influence.

A great overall text on modern China, especially for non-specialists like myself.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. To ask other readers questions about Governing Chinaplease sign up. His citations support his framework, but his rationale and overabundance of generalities fail to prove true.

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Elona Erez rated it really liked it Aug 30, From Revolution Through Reform. Nov 02, Vaughn rated it really liked it. Andre Pereira rated it it was amazing May 14, Julia rated it it was ok Feb 01, Keshav Kelkar rated it liked it Feb chna, A chart would have been helpful because even Lieberthal admits that this system was too complex.


From Revolution Through Reform. Paperbackpages. With a focus on the period of Communist Party rule sinceLieberthal shows how the ways and forms of power were precipitated out of the rush of historical events in twentieth-century China.

Governing China: From Revolution to Reform

My library Help Advanced Book Search. While many seem to idealize and criminalize the characters representing ideology, Lieberthal does a wonderful liebrthal describing them as the people they were, the conflicts they inspired, and their motivations to drive the country in the bizarre manner of China through the last century.

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Tony rated it liked it Sep 29, Kind of dry writing style. Nick rated it liked it May 20, Jake Novick rated it liked it Jun 30, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Sean Murphy rated it liked it Jan 26, If these leaders are so important to local economy—as he has stated, the smaller, more local government has more power than a large congress—then why is it that he never gives their titles? Matt King rated it it was amazing Jul 13, No trivia or quizzes yet.


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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Aaron Stanley rated it liked it Jan 04, This book is strong in its depiction of the history of modern China and its influences on the China of today.

Account Options Sign in. An enormous population migration from rural to urban areas and from the interior to the coast that is becoming one of the most massive movements of people in human history, and its significant impact on the environment The unprecedented integration into the international economic system as China has joined virtually every major multilateral regime Chinx reactions of the top and the bottom of the political system to these recent developments and the continuing struggles between the government’s large bureaucratic structures and sporadic popular political movements.