China In The Twenty-first Century: Challenges And Opportunities

Paperback | January 10, 2012

byS. Hua

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In this edited volume, leading scholars from the United States and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the twenty-first century, each emphasizing particular dimensions of politics, economics, political culture, and foreign policy. Issues examined include social harmony and statecraft, markets and political reforms, media and political culture, and legality in foreign trade. 

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In this edited volume, leading scholars from the United States and China analyze the challenges and opportunities for China in the twenty-first century, each emphasizing particular dimensions of politics, economics, political culture, and foreign policy. Issues examined include social harmony and statecraft, markets and political refor...

Shiping Hua is the Calvin and Helen Lang Distinguished Chair in Asian Studies and Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville. He is also Director of the Asian Studies Program at the University. He is the Vice President of SE Chapter of the Association of Asian Studies, the largest academic organization on Asian stu...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.02 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230120725

ISBN - 13:9780230120723

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Introduction: Shiping Hua & Sujian Guo * PART I: POLITICAL REFORMS * Social Harmony and Statecraft in an Era of Change in China--Weixing Chen * Ending the Bureaucratic Technocracy: China's Quest for Political Legitimacy in the Era of Hu Jintao--Baogang Guo * Setting New Standards for China's Performance Based on Governance, Not Democratization--Suzanne Ogden * PART II: POLITICAL ECONOMY AND DEVELOPMENT * Business Interests and China's Use of Legal Trade Remedies--Ka Zeng * Political Dynamics of Mixed Economic Formation in China--Guangbin Yang * PART III: CHINESE POLITICAL CULTURE * The New State of Chinese Media: Internet Crazes, Active Audiences, and Technologies of Control--Barrett L. McCormick * The Internet and Political Participation in China--Yang Zhong & Bo Li * PART IV: CHINA'S FOREIGN POLICY * The Roles of Misperceptions and Perceptual Gaps in the Sino-American Taiwan Strait Crisis of 1995-1996--Greg Moore * The Legal Status of Diaoyu Islands--Kristina Mao * The Relations between CCP and KMT in Recent Years--Peter Moody

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"There is no story bigger than China’s rise and its impact on the United States and the world in the twenty-first Century. With China’s astonishing changes, both in speed and in substance, it seems hard for the China scholarship to catch up. As there is indeed a tremendous need to comprehend the complexity of China’s development and the challenges and opportunities it presents, we should welcome this new addition to our understanding of what is going on in China. This volume provides such a timely analysis. The editors carefully selected the topics and authors and made it a rich collection, with issues ranging from China’s policy shift to the Internet in China."--Xiaobo Hu, Professor of Political Science, Director of Clemson University Center for China Studies “This is a very timely collection of well-written, insightful essays examining both the domestic politics and foreign policy of contemporary China.  This book will be useful for any person wishing to better understand China in the twenty-first century.” --Joseph Fewsmith, Boston University