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Red Capitalists in China The Party, Private Entrepreneurs, and Prospects for Political Change

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ISBN-10: 0521521432

ISBN-13: 9780521521437

Edition: 2003

Authors: Bruce J. Dickson, William Kirby

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It has become a truism that continued economic reform in China will contribute to political change. Policy makers as well as many scholars expect that formation of a private sector will lead, directly or indirectly through the emergence of a civil society, to political change and ultimately democratization. The rapidly growing numbers of private entrepreneurs, the formation of business associations, and the cooperative relationships between entrepreneurs and local officials are seen as initial indicators of a transition from China's still nominally communist political system. This book focuses on two related issues: whether the Chinese Communist Party is willing and able to adapt to the…    
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Book details

List price: $24.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/20/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

William C. Kirby is the Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, T. M. Chang Professor of China Studies, and Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University.

Introduction
Challenges of party building in the reform era
New institutional links
Appendix: survey design and implementation
The politics of cooptation
The political beliefs and behaviors of China's red capitalists
Appendix: multivariate analyses of political beliefs of officials and entrepreneurs
Conclusion