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Institutional Reform and the Bianzhi System in China
The article addresses the important issue of the bianzhi system and the role this system plays in governing China at the central and the local level. In making a critical distinction betweenExpand
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Paradigmatic Change
It seems that periods during which Mao Zedong dominated the political process in China were characterized by high accumulation rates and emphasis on growth of heavy industry. This was the case duringExpand
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China’s Communist Party: From Mass to Elite Party
The Communist Party of China (CPC) is not withering away as predicted by some Western scholars. On the contrary, in recent years, the party has centralised and strengthened its rule over China. AtExpand
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The Democracy Movement in China, 1978-1979: Opposition Movements, Wall Poster Campaigns, and Underground Journals
THE BEIJING SPRING or the Chinese Democracy Movement began as a dazibaol movement in Beijing in November 1978. The movement soon spread all over China and by Christmas engulfed all the major citiesExpand
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Assessing the Fourth Plenum of the Chinese Communist Party: Personnel Management and Corruption
The annual plenary sessions of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) usually follow a fixed pattern. The first plenary session of a newly elected Central Committee appoints theExpand
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