Dilemmas of Reform in China: Political Conflict and Economic Debate (Google eBook)

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M.E. Sharpe, Mar 16, 1994 - Business & Economics
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This book traces the emergence of China's economic reforms, the conflicts that accompanied them, and the intensifying leadership disputes that led to the collapse of the reform process in 1989. It does this first and foremost from the perspective of the public and private arguments of the most influencial policy advocates, giving a clear sense of who advocated what. This approach provides an understanding of the conceptual frameworks of the participants and how those frameworks changed over time, and allows a finer grained understanding of the issues that informed and inhibited decision making, as well as an understanding of how and when these issues rose and fell, sometimes to rise again.
  

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This book connects the Deng-era of economic reform with the political climate of China. It's a long story, and Fewsmith has done his homework. Lots of interviews. As is the case in many autocratic ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter
18
Course of Reform
176
TheEndoftheZhaoistEra
204
Reflections on Chinese Politics in the Era of Reform
241
Bibliography
253
Index
281
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