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Modernizing China /
edited by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi.
imprint
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1994.
description
126 p. : map.
ISBN
9004100466 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1994.
isbn
9004100466 (pbk. : alk. paper)
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
418575
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Reference & Research Book News, May 1995
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Summaries
Description for Reader
Scholars, students, and public policy makers interested in changes taking place in modern China will find the volume a useful source.
Long Description
This volume of ten essays on "Modernizing China discusses crucial issues on: China's economic policies, State-Church relationship, environmental problems, the Four Modernizations, the role of new economic zones, China's perception of external threats, the role of intellectuals, the status of art policy, and the rights of women in society. These essays examine changes taking place in modern China. Will these changes lead to a pluralistic, less-oppressive open society or will they strengthen the hardliners in consolidating their power? What about the future of China after Deng? The volume attempts to generate intellectual debate on these issues.
Long Description
This volume of ten essays on Modernizing China discusses crucial issues on: China's economic policies, State-Church relationship, environmental problems, the Four Modernizations, the role of new economic zones, China's perception of external threats, the role of intellectuals, the status of art policy, and the rights of women in society. These essays examine changes taking place in modern China. Will these changes lead to a pluralistic, less-oppressive open society or will they strengthen the hardliners in consolidating their power? What about the future of China after Deng? The volume attempts to generate intellectual debate on these issues.Contributors are Cheryl L. Brown, Paul Chao, Chu-Yuan Cheng, NarNarayan Das, Steven Haverkamp, Ouyang Kang, Arthur Mu-sen Kao, James T. Myers, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi, Ranbir Vohra, and Taifa Yu.
Main Description
This volume of ten essays on Modernizing China discusses crucial issues on: Chinas economic policies, State-Church relationship, environmental problems, the Four Modernizations, the role of new economic zones, Chinas perception of external threats, the role of intellectuals, the status of art policy, and the rights of women in society. These essays examine changes taking place in modern China. Will these changes lead to a pluralistic, less-oppressive open society or will they strengthen the hardliners in consolidating their power? What about the future of China after Deng? The volume attempts to generate intellectual debate on these issues.
Table of Contents
Mapp. 1
Peoples Republic of China (PRC) A Statistical Profilep. 2
Introductionp. 3
China's Economic Policies After the CCP 14th Party Congressp. 7
Evolution of the Socio-Political Scene in the People's Republic of Chinap. 18
China's Environmental Puzzle: Theory and Practicep. 29
Deng Xiaoping's Modernization: Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics!p. 46
China's New Economic Zones: A Model for Development?p. 59
The Dormant Volcano of Art in China: New Art Policy and Art Movementp. 74
The Erosion of Communism and China's Changing Threat Perceptionp. 91
Intellectuals' Role in China's Four Modernizations: Conflicts between Ideas and Ideologyp. 101
The Rights and Interests of Women in the People's Republic of China: Implementation of a New Lawp. 116
Contributorsp. 124
Indexp. 125
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