Civil Society and Governance in China

  • Jianxing Yu
  • Sujian Guo

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: The Relationship between Civil Society and Governance in China

  3. Governance and Civil Society in Theoretical Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. B. Guy Peters
      Pages 17-37
    3. Jianxing Yu, Ziying He
      Pages 39-61
    4. Thomas Heberer
      Pages 63-84
    5. Wolfgang Bielefeld, Lijun He
      Pages 111-129
  4. Civil Society and Governance Practice in China

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 233-240

About this book


Written by scholars from both inside and outside China, this wide-ranging collection of essays explores the complexity of the relationship between governance and civil society by combining theoretical exploration and empirical case studies based on the governance practice in China.


complexity governance Institution logic participation Policy political theory society

Editors and affiliations

  • Jianxing Yu
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  • Sujian Guo
    • 5
    • 6
  1. 1.Political Science and Public AdministrationChina
  2. 2.College of Public AdministrationChina
  3. 3.Institute for Civil Society Development (ICSD)China
  4. 4.Center for Public Policy StudiesZhejiang UniversityChina
  5. 5.Fudan UniversityChina
  6. 6.Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social SciencesFudan UniversityChina

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