Bin Xu, The Politics of Compassion: The Sichuan Earthquake and Civic Engagement in China

(Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2017), 254p. $73.00 Hardcover; $26 Paperback; $15 e-Book
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© Journal of Chinese Political Science/Association of Chinese Political Studies 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.CGIS, Harvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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