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The Political Economy of Chinese Development

The Political Economy of Chinese Development (Hardback)

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The first edition of "The Political Economy of Chinese Socialism" reconceptualized the political economy of China by highlighting the changing character of urban-rural and state-society conflicts in the era of Mao Zedong's leadership and in the contemporary post-Mao reforms. The economic and social crises that engulfed China - and indeed much of the rest of the socialist world - in the late 1980s, culminating in the 1989 democratic movement and its suppression, stimulated a rethinking of central propositions of the first edition. It particularly led the author to inquire anew into the meaning of socio-political as well as economic development in a populous and poor agrarian nation. This volume, then, assesses the economic performance and social consequences of China's political economy over four decades, with a focus on China's countryside and city-countryside relations. In addition to a reconceptualization and updating of the introductory chapter, there is a new chapter, "The Social Origins and Limits of the Chinese Democratic Movement".

BusinessEconomicsMacroeconomicsBusinessEconomicsPolitical economyHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesMarxism & Communism Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc Publication Date: 30/04/1992 ISBN-13: 9780873327633  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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