Carl Schmitt, Mao Zedong and the Politics of Transition

  • Qi Zheng

About this book


This book develops a new way of reading and benefiting from Schmitt's legal and political theories. It explores Schmitt's theories from the perspective of what I refer to as the politics of transition. It also contributes to identifying the real theoretical relationship between Schmitt and Mao.


Maoism Communism Political theory Legal theory China Carl Schmitt law Mao Zedong political philosophy politics

Authors and affiliations

  • Qi Zheng
    • 1
  1. 1.East China Normal UniversityPeople’s Republic of China

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-46658-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46659-4
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