The new Second Edition includes discussions of: The consumer revolution that has brought China’s major urban areas to the forefront of the developed world. In this highly readable account by a renowned expert on Chinese politics, we enter China’s real channels of power, known to all participants but invisible to most. Available in National Library (Singapore). Author: Lieberthal, Kenneth., Length: [ xxv], p.: Identifier:
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Kim rated it really liked it Jan 15, The consumer revolution that has brought China’s major urban areas to the forefront of the developed world and created a new middle class An expanding private sector that has become the major generator of new employment in the overall economy as the state sector has shed jobs The increase in foreign direct investment which has set China on track to becoming the manufacturing center of the world.
He presents compelling accounts of major events from the Long March through the Cultural Revolution, to China’s post-Tiananmen economic surge, and incisive analyses of their political meaning. While many seem to idealize and criminalize the characters representing ideology, Lieberthal does a wonderful job describing them as the people they were, the conflicts they inspired, and their motivations to drive the country in the bizarre manner of China through the last century.
A great overall text on modern China, especially for non-specialists like myself. Aaron Stanley rated it liked it Jan 04, I would definitely consider assigning this book for a classroom, but would consider adding alternative opinion pieces to certain sections. Caroline rated it really liked it Apr 21, Julia rated it it was ok Feb 01, With a focus on the period of Communist Party rule sinceLieberthal shows how the ways and forms of power were precipitated out of the rush of historical events in twentieth-century China.
Wrote a paper about it; Lieberthal is actually a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute: Keshav Kelkar rated it liked it Feb 10, The new Second Edition includes discussions of: Catherine rated it liked it Jan 10, Preview — Governing China by Kenneth G.
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The writing becomes weak because of lack of clarification. Andre Pereira rated it it was amazing May 14, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tony rated it liked it Sep 29, Governinf never names who is in charge, how they arrived there, or why they choose the policies they do.
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Professor Lieberthal is the author of many books on Chinese politics and a long-time teacher of the Chinese politics course at Michigan. The reason I docked it a star was because I felt the section on Women and China, while somewhat accurate, A very interesting and accurate text of Chinese history and the themes which have shaped the current century.
Matt King rated it it was amazing Jul 13, The explanation of the current organizational structure of the Party and the Voverning described the breadth of the positions, their level of power, and scope of influence.
Lieberthal also explores the key issues challenging China now – succession at the top, a destabilizing level of economic growth, a degraded environment, liebertnal rights, the impending takeover of Hong Kong, and relations with Taiwan. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
Governing China: From Revolution to Reform by Kenneth G. Lieberthal
This focus on the government is good in the sense that there is too much information to go through and too little exact references for him to use. For example, in Wrote a paper about it; Lieberthal is actually a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute: In this shadow world behind the formal organizational charts, power runs vertically through gateways, or mouths kousthat connect The consumer revolution that has brought China’s major urban areas to the forefront of the developed world and created a new middle class An expanding private sector that has become the major generator of new employment in the overall economy as the state Norton- History – pages 0 Reviews https: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
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Paperbackpages. An enormous population migration from rural to urban areas and from the interior to the coast that is becoming one of the most massive movements of people in human history, and its significant impact on the environment The unprecedented integration into the international economic system as China has joined virtually every major multilateral regime The reactions of the top and the bottom of the political system to these recent developments and the continuing struggles between chins government’s large bureaucratic structures and sporadic popular political movements.
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The mouths of power are guarded by the most powerful men in the nation. It is a world of organizations but no institutions, of constantly changing rules. Rabi rated it liked it Jan 29, Other editions – View all Governing China: Lieberthal did what he had set lisberthal to do: A chart would have been helpful because even Lieberthal admits that this system was too complex.