Institutional Reform and the Bianzhi System in China

  title={Institutional Reform and the Bianzhi System in China},
  author={Kjeld Erik Br{\o}dsgaard},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={361 - 386}
  • Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard
  • Published 2002
  • Economics
  • The China Quarterly
  • 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 between nomenklatura and bianzhi, loosely translated as “establishment of posts,” the article provides a new perspective on key issues and concepts in the Chinese administrative reform process. The ultimate aim of the process is to create a leaner and more efficient public sector by shedding non-essential functions… CONTINUE READING
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    Xiao zhengfu da shehui" de lilun yu shijian: Hainan zhengzhi tizhi yu shehui tizhi gaige yanjiu (Theory and Practice of
    • Research on the Reform of Hainan's Political and Social System) (Beijing: Shehui kexue wenjian chubanshe
    • 1988
    Recent versions of confusing bianzhi and nomenklatura are Ting Wai , “ Reform of the nomenklatura in 1998 : a preliminary appraisal , ” in Chong Chor Lau and Geng Xiao