Contemporary Chinese Society and Politics

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  • Copyright: 2009-03-13
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A new Routledge Major Work, Contemporary Chinese Society and Politics is a four-volume collection of foundational and the very best cutting-edge scholarship edited by three leading academics in the field. It is an essential work of reference destined to be valued by scholars and students as a vital one-stop research and pedagogic resource.

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CONTEMPORARY CHINESE SOCIETY AND POLITICS Edited by Andrew Kipnis, Luigi Tomba, and Jonathan Unger VOLUME I: THE MAOIST ERA PART 1 The Maoist Era Introduction to Volume I, by Jonathan Unger PART 2 The Political System 1. Stuart R. Schram, "Mao Zedong a Hundred Years On: The Legacy of a Ruler," The China Quarterly, No. 137 (March, 1994), pp. 125-143. 2. Martin K. Whyte, "Bureaucracy in China: The Maoist Critique," American Sociological Review, Vol. 38, No. 2 (April 1973), pp. 149-163. PART 3 The 1950s and Early 1960s 3. Maurice Meisner, "Land Reform: The Bourgeois Revolution in the Countryside", in Meisner's Mao's China: A History of the People's Republic (New York: The Free Press, 1977), pp. 100-112. 4. Mark Selden, "Cooperation and Conflict: Cooperative and Collective Formation in the Chinese Countryside," in Mark Selden, ed., The Political Economy of Chinese Socialism (Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1988), pp. 54-100. 5. David Bray, "Governing Urban China: Labour Welfare and the Danwei", in Bray's Social Space and Governance in Urban China: The Danwei System from Origin to Reform (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005), pp. 94-122. 6. Thomas P. Bernstein, "Mao Zedong and the Famine of 1959-1960: A Study in Willfulness," The China Quarterly, No. 186 (June 2006), pp. 421-445. 7. Gordon Bennett, Chap 7, "China's Mass Campaigns and Social Control", in Amy Auerbacher Wilson, Sydney Leonard Greenblatt, and Richard Wittingham Wilson (eds), Deviance and Social Control in Chinese Society (New York: Praeger Publisher, 1977), pp. 121-139. PART 4 Cultural Revolution Upheaval (1966-68) and the Maoist '70s 8. Hong Yung Lee, "Conclusion", The Politics of the Chinese Cultural Revolution (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978), pp.323-348. 9. Anita Chan, "Images of China's Social Structure: The Changing Perspectives of Canton Students", World Politics, Vol. 34, No. 3 (April 1982), pp. 295-323. 10. Andrew Walder, "The Chinese Cultural Revolution in the Factories: Party-State Structures and Patterns of Conflict", in Elizabeth J. Perry (ed.), Putting Class in its Place: Worker Identities in East Asia (Berkeley: China Research Monograph 48, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1996), pp. 167-198. 11. Jonathan Unger, "Cultural Revolution Conflict in the Villages", The China Quarterly, No. 153 (March 1998), pp. 82-106. 12. David Zweig, Agrarian Radicalism in China, 1968-1981 (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1989), "Introduction: Dilemmas of the Post-Revolutionary Struggle", pp. 1-15 and "Conclusion: The Failure of Agrarian Radicalism", pp. 190-201. PART 5 Social Order and Hierarchy under Mao 13. Sulamith Heins Potter, "The Position of Peasants in Modern China's Social Order", Modern China, Vol. 9, No. 4 (Oct 1983), pp. 465-499. 14. Richard Kraus, "Class Conflict and the Vocabulary of Social Analysis in China", The China Quarterly, No. 69 (March 1977), pp. 54-74. 15. Andrew G. Walder, "Organized Dependency and Cultures of Authority in Chinese Industry", Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 42, No. 1 (November 1993), pp. 51-76. 16. William L. Parish and Martin K. Whyte, "Status and Power", Village and Family in Contemporary China, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978, pp. 96-114. PART 6 Social and Gender Relations 17. Ezra Vogel, "From Friendship to Comradeship: The Change in Personal Relations in Communist China," The China Quarterly, No. 21 (January 1965), pp. 46-60. 18. Marjorie Wolf, Revolution Postponed: Women in Contemporary China (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1985), Ch. 1, "Eating Bitterness. The Past and the Pattern", pp. 1-27. VOLUME II: POLITICS AND SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS Introduction to Volume II, by Luigi Tomba PART 7 Theories of Culture and Power in the PRC 19. Mayfair Mei-Hui Yang, "T

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