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Highly respected specialist June Teufel Dreyer offers expert analysis of the challenges facing China’s economic, legal, military, social, and cultural institutions while examining the historical context and current trends. China’s Political System asks readers to think about the broader problem of governance in China by comprehensively showing how the past and present impact leaders, citizens, ethnic minorities, and policies.
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June Teufel Dreyer is Professor of Political Science at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, a past commissioner of the congressionally established U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, and a fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is the author of C hina’s Forty Millions: Minority Nationalities and National Integration in the People’s Republic of China (Harvard University Press), editor of C hinese Defense and Foreign Policy (Paragon House) and A sian-Pacific Regional Defense (Paragon House), and co-editor of U .S.-China Relations in the 21st Century (Lexington) and C ontemporary Tibet: Politics, Development, and Society in a Disputed Region (M.E. Sharpe).
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Chinese Tradition
Chapter 3. Reformers, Warlords, and Communists
Chapter 4. The Communist Road to Power
Chapter 5. PRC Politics under Mao: 1949–1976
Chapter 6. PRC Politics in the Post-Mao Era: 1976–2013
Chapter 7. The Politics of the Economy
Chapter 8. Crime and Punishment: The Legal System of the PRC
Chapter 9. The Role of the Military
Chapter 10. Education
Chapter 11. Quality-of-Life Issues: Health, Demography, and the Environment
Chapter 12. Conformity and Dissent: The Arts, the Media, and Social Control
Chapter 13. Ethnic Minorities and National Integration
Chapter 14. Foreign Policy
Chapter 15. Conclusions