Reform and reaction in post-Mao China: the road to Tiananmen

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Routledge, 1991 - Business & Economics - 209 pages
In this pioneering volume, nine distinguished scholars explore the stresses and strains, costs and consequences of economic reform and political development in Leninist party-states in general and the Chinese party-state in particular.This study is the first to examine these changes from the perspective of comparative communism, and it links the post-Mao reform with political changes at the national and global levels. A variety of critical perspectives are employed in the discussion of a number of issues including the implications of Deng's "open policy," the lingering effects of traditional Chinese chauvinism and Xenophobia, and the

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Contents

Socialist Reform and SinoSoviet Convergence
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Economic Reform Social Mobilization and
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The Rise and Fall of Public Opinion
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Richard served as Vice President of the British Astronomical Association from 1993-1995.

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