Selling 'Socialism with Chinese Characteristics' 'Thought and Politics' and the legitimisation of China's developmental strategy

  title={Selling 'Socialism with Chinese Characteristics' 'Thought and Politics' and the legitimisation of China's developmental strategy},
  author={Edward Vickers},
  journal={International Journal of Educational Development},
  • E. Vickers
  • Published 1 September 2009
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Educational Development
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