Deng Xiaoping: The Social Reformer

  title={Deng Xiaoping: The Social Reformer},
  author={Martin King Whyte},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={515 - 535}
  • M. Whyte
  • Published 1 September 1993
  • Education
  • The China Quarterly
Deng Xiaoping's legacy as a social reformer can be considered in the context of his ideas regarding the selection and promotion of human talent, and the implications of those ideas for the political and social order. Deng's ideas are contrasted primarily with those of Mao Zedong, even though at many times and in many of the utterances of both men there is little that can be distinguished. 


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