Conservative Thought in Contemporary China

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  • Copyright: 2007-01-30
  • Publisher: Lexington Books

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iConservative Thought in Contemporary Chinai examines the evolution of conservative politics in China, which has become increasingly present following the death of Mao Zedong in 1978. Peter Moody traces the roots of conservatism through the imperial system, the Republican period, and the pre-Cultural Revolution People's Republic, all of which influence contemporary Chinese politics.

Author Biography

Peter Moody is professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Chinese conservatism : ostensive definitionsp. 13
The conservative space in Chinese thoughtp. 33
The antipolitical tendencyp. 57
The affirmation of traditionp. 81
Conservative nationalismp. 107
Conservative populismp. 125
Neo-conservatismp. 151
Conclusionsp. 189
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