Debating Political Reform in China, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765621916
  • ISBN-13: 9780765621917
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 295 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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The eBook explores the options for political reform in China. Presents the argument for building a consultive rule of law regime as an alternative to liberal democracy, provides critiques of this thesis, and then tests the thesis through empirical studies on the development of the rule of law in China.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Toward a Consultative Rule of Law Regime in China.
2: Political Liberalization Without Democratization: Pan Wei’s Proposal for Political Reform.
3: A Government of Laws: Democracy, Rule of Law, and Administrative Law Reform in China.
4: The Rule of Law as Transition to Democracy in China.
5: A Comparative Politics of Democratization in China.
6: Pan Wei’s Consultative Rule of Law Regime: Reforming Authoritarianism in China.
7: Toward the Rule of Law: Why China’s Path Will Be Different from the West.
8: The People’s Court in Transition: The Prospects for Chinese Judicial Reform.
9: State Power and Unbalanced Legal Development in China.
10: Law and Labor in Post-Mao China.
11: The Internet and Emerging Civil Society in China.
12: The Internet and Single-Party Rule in China.
13: Toward a Rule of Law Regime: Political Reform Under China’s Fourth Generation of Leadership.
14: Reflections on the “Consultative Rule of Law Regime”: A Response to My Critics.
About the Editor and Contributors.