The Chinese State and Society

  • Tony Saich
Part of the Comparative Government and Politics book series (CGP)


Chapters 4 through 7 have revealed the extent to which state and society have changed since the death of Mao. This chapter takes a broader view of these changes by analyzing the changing nature of state-society relations. First, it reviews the Mao years and the legacies it inherited from traditional China. Second, it looks at how the reforms have impacted on state-society relations and how researchers have tried to categorize the changes.


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© Tony Saich 2001

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