China, Corporatism, and the East Asian Model

  title={China, Corporatism, and the East Asian Model},
  author={Jonathan Unger and Anita Kit‐wa Chan},
  journal={The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs},
  pages={29 - 53}
  • J. UngerA. Chan
  • Published 1 January 1995
  • Political Science
  • The Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs
The social-science paradigms that China scholars employed in former decades do not adequately fit China as of the 1990s. Western scholars today find themselves struggling to reconceptualize the workings of a Party-state that no longer directly dominates society and of an economy that no longer can be classified as 'Leninist command'. Observers of China find themselves faced with a system in free-fall transition to some system as yet unknown, to the point that it often becomes difficult to… 

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