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The Chinese State and Society

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Governance and Politics of China

Part of the book series: Comparative Government and Politics ((CGP))

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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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© 2001 Tony Saich

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Saich, T. (2001). The Chinese State and Society. In: Governance and Politics of China. Comparative Government and Politics. Palgrave, London.

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