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Paying for Progress in China: Public Finance, Human Welfare and Changing ...

Vivienne Shue, Christine Wong - Business & Economics - 2007 - 208 pages
China’s stunning record of economic development since the 1970s has been marred by an increasingly obvious gap between the country’s ‘haves’ and its ‘have-nots’. While people ...
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Financing Local Government in the People's Republic of China

Christine Wong - Business & Economics - 1997 - 377 pages
This study focuses on the level and composition of revenues and expenditures at the city (prefectural), county, and township levels to see whether governments have adequate ...
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Danwei: The Changing Chinese Workplace in Historical and Comparative Perspective

Xiaobo Lu, Elizabeth J. Perry - Business & Economics - 1997
The danwei, or work unit, occupies a central place in Chinese society; at one time it was so entrenched in people's daily life that while one could be without a job, one could ...
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Proletarian Power: Shanghai in the Cultural Revolution

Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 1997 - 249 pages
This pathbreaking book offers the first in-depth study of Chinese labor activism during the momentous upheaval of the Cultural Revolution. Arguing that labor was working at ...
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Popular Protest and Political Culture in Modern China

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 1994 - 350 pages
This innovative and widely praised volume uses the dramatic occupation of Tiananmen Square as the foundation for rethinking the cultural dimensions of Chinese politics. Now in ...
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Changing Meanings of Citizenship in Modern China

Merle Goldman, Elizabeth J Perry - History - 2009 - 480 pages
This collection of essays addresses the meaning and practice of political citizenship in China over the past century, raising the question of whether reform initiatives in ...
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Challenging the Mandate of Heaven: Social Protest and State Power in China

Elizabeth J. Perry - Political Science - 2002 - 343 pages
Social science theories of contentious politics have been based almost exclusively on evidence drawn from the European and American experience, and classic texts in the field ...
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Patrolling the Revolution: Worker Militias, Citizenship, and the Modern ...

Elizabeth J. Perry - History - 2006 - 361 pages
This pioneering study explores the role of working-class militias as vanguard and guardian of the Chinese Revolution. The book begins with the origins of urban militias in the ...
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