Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China : Economy, Society and Politics, Hardback Book

Towards a New Development Paradigm in Twenty-First Century China : Economy, Society and Politics Hardback

Edited by Eric (University of Liege, Belgium) Florence, Pierre (Madariaga College of Europe Foundation, Belgium) Defraigne

Part of the Comparative Development and Policy in Asia series

Description

This book argues that the current state of China requires an important paradigm shift in the way the party-state manages the country's development, and goes on to assess the fitness of the party-state for implementing such a paradigm shift and the likelihood of the party-state bringing this about.

It brings together an examination of the very latest situation in a range of key areas where current developments have the potential to undermine substantially the status quo, areas such as the recent economic crisis and the resulting economic slowdown, increasing labour unrest, mounting calls for social justice, worsening urban-rural disparity, the urgent need to implement social welfare programmes, the rise of civil society, and the impact of new media.

Overall, the book provides a thorough appraisal of the difficulties which China currently faces.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 232 pages, 19 Line drawings, black and white; 10 Tables, black and white; 19 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Development studies
  • ISBN: 9780415532129

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