Civil Society, Corporatism and Capitalism in China

@article{Howell2012CivilSC,
  title={Civil Society, Corporatism and Capitalism in China},
  author={J. Howell},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Asian Development},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={271 - 297}
}
  • J. Howell
  • Published 2012
  • Economics
  • Journal of Comparative Asian Development
This article examines the dual logic of the market and state in shaping the trajectory of civil society in China. Specifically, it argues first that the central and local governments' strategy of control and engagement of civil society is fuelled by the inter-related drive to maintain political stability and promote capitalist development. Second, it suggests that a corporatist framework of analysis is inadequate for understanding the dynamics of associational life in China on several grounds… Expand
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