A Study of the Scientific Outlook on Development Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

  • Yan Zhimin Peking University
  • Wang Shoulin Air Force Command College
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  • ISBN-10: 9814698245
  • ISBN-13: 9789814698245
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade - College Senior
  • 0 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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A Study of the Scientific Outlook on Development: Theory and Practice presents a comprehensive, well-researched, and in-depth study of the scientific outlook on development proposed during the Hu Jintao administration (2002-2012). The book comprises four sections. Section I is a general introduction of the major features of this theory. Section II focuses on the theory’s historical background and position, arguing that China’s social conditions of being at the primary stage of socialism serve as the theory’s basis while the experiences and theories of other countries in this regard provide important inspiration for its formulation. Section III delineates the actual content and essentials of the theory. Apart from analyzing why the theory takes development as its essence, people-centered approach as its core, comprehensive, balanced, and sustainable development as its basic requirement, and overall consideration as its fundamental approach, this section also discusses questions such as how scientific, harmonious, and peaceful development can be achieved, and how the major relations exhibited in the cause of socialism with Chinese characteristics can be coordinated and balanced. The last section outlines the fundamental requirements and principles that must be met and followed in implementing the theory.

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    ISBN-10: 9814698237 | ISBN-13: 9789814698238

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Yan Zhimin

Yan Zhimin is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor at the School of Marxism, Peking University, as well as the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He is also a member of the Expert Advisory Group of the United Front Work Department of the CPC Central Committee, a member of the Marxism-Leninism, Philosophy and Social Sciences Review Committee for the 11th Five-Year Plan of the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Sciences, the vice-president of the Chinese Association of Scientific Socialism, and honorary president of the Beijing Association of Scientific Socialism. His main research and teaching areas include scientific socialism, Deng Xiaoping Theory and other theories related to building socialism with Chinese characteristics, and the United Front theory.

Wang Shoulin

Wang Shoulin is a professor at the Air Force Command College, a distinguished research fellow at the Academy of Military Science of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, National Defense University, and Peking University, as well as the deputy director of the Air Force Anti-Corruption Research Center. He also serves as a review expert for Projects sponsored by the National Social Science Foundation of China, and is a member of the Executive Council of the Chinese Association of Scientific Socialism, and the vice-president of the Beijing Association of Scientific Socialism. His research focuses on democracy and rule of law, and power restraint and supervision.