Xiism as a hegemonic project in the making: Sino-communist ideology and the political economy of China’s rise

  title={Xiism as a hegemonic project in the making: Sino-communist ideology and the political economy of China’s rise},
  author={Andreas M{\o}ller Mulvad},
  journal={Review of International Studies},
  pages={449 - 470}
  • A. Mulvad
  • Published 30 January 2019
  • Sociology
  • Review of International Studies
Abstract How is Xi Jinping changing the course of China’s rise? Based on a Gramscian analytical framework inspired by Bob Jessop, this article provides an anatomy of Xiism (2012–) as an emergent hegemonic project, that is, a (fallible and contested) attempt by China’s party-based power bloc of altering global power balances in China’s favour while retaining domestic stability. Through juxtaposition with Maoism (1957–76) and Dengism (1978–2012), it is proposed that Xiism reformulates the power… 
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