China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping: From Communist Revolution to Capitalist Evolution

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Potomac Books, Inc., 2002 - China - 263 pages
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China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping documents a turning point in the Chinese communist revolution that elevates Deng to a role equal to that of Mao. Dr. Marti explores post-Tiananmen domestic political wrangling and offers the first documentation of DengOCOs efforts to link all the major elements of societyOCothe PLA, the Party, the revolutionary elders, and the regional governorsOCointo a coalition whose survival depends on the success of his economic policies.Understanding this sense of commitment to ChinaOCOs long-term goals has significant implications for predicting the outcome of the current struggle between the hardliners and reformers. By providing a new interpretation of Chinese behavior, China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping adds to the current debate among policy makers and academicians over the future direction of Chinese policy."

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1 Reform and Opening
2 Losing Control
3 Striking Back
4 More Better Faster
5 The PLA As Protector and Escort
6 Triumph

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Marti is employed by the Department of Defense. He is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at National Defense University, specializing in Chinese national security and foreign policy.

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