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National Identity and Democratic Prospects in Socialist China : Studies on Contemporary China - Edward Friedman

National Identity and Democratic Prospects in Socialist China

Studies on Contemporary China

Hardcover Published: 22nd March 1995
ISBN: 9781563244339
Number Of Pages: 440
For Ages: 18 years old

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This analysis of every facet of a national identity makes it less likely that the next great explosion in the Commmunist world - and its consequences - will come as a surprise. It investigates tendencies in China that might lead it down the same path as Russia and Yugoslavia.

Preface
Contending National Projectsp. 3
New Nationalist Identities in Post-Leninist Transformationsp. 25
Ethnic Identity and the Denationalization and Democratization of Leninist Statesp. 44
A Failed Chinese Modernityp. 63
China's North-South Split and the Forces of Disintegrationp. 77
Reconstructing China's National Identityp. 87
Anti-Imperialism in Chinese Foreign Policyp. 117
Democracy and Peace Versus Dictatorship and Warp. 134
Confucian Leninism and Patriarchal Authoritarianismp. 149
Is China a Model of Reform Success?p. 188
Was Mao Zedong a Revolutionary?p. 208
Is Democracy a Universal Ethical Standard?p. 235
Consolidating Democratic Breakthroughs in Leninist Statesp. 247
Permanent Technological Revolution and China's Tortuous Path to Democratizing Leninismp. 263
Democracy and "Mao Fever"p. 282
The Oppositional Decoding of China's Leninist Mediap. 295
Some Continuities Are Radical Rupturesp. 311
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9781563244339
ISBN-10: 1563244330
Series: Studies on Contemporary China
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 440
Published: 22nd March 1995
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.7

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