By Baogang He (auth.)
This booklet discusses the jobs of civil society within the initiation degree of democratization in China. It argues that there's a semi-civil society in China and that this quasi-civil society that performs twin roles within the preliminary degree of democratisation in China. It makes a contribution to latest theories on democratic services of civil society by means of utilizing, trying out, revising and constructing those theories within the context of chinese language democratization.
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Extra info for The Democratic Implications of Civil Society in China
China Social Science Quarterly, a private journal, founded by a group of young Chinese intellectuals in 1992, is now regarded by many young Chinese intellectuals as one of the best academic journals in China and its quality is rated much higher than the official journal, China Social Science. The Quarterly purports to re-establish and carry on the pure academic tradition, expand academic space, and improve social science research in China. The central concern has been how to establish and improve academic rules and regulations.
7). In rural areas, specialized households and their associations developed as a response to the breakdown of the commune system. With agricultural reforms such as the introduction of the responsibility system (1979-84), old collective teams lost their functions. In Anhui, for example, among 353 340 collective teams, only 22 000 still played roles. 2 per cent. The majority of collective teams collapsed (Ran Minqun, 1988, 138). However, peasants needed new economic organizations to cope with markets and provide basic services.
3% * Comments. dialogues. editorials and reviews are excluded. Articles which mention the term 'civil society' but have no substantial content are also excluded. *** The mainland issue of 1989 is excluded. ** Zhengchang has investigated the emergent idea of citizenship (no taxation without representation) in Shanghai in the early part of this century. Most articles on civil society focus on topics within the cultural dimension concerning cultural values. consciousness and historical traditions.
The Democratic Implications of Civil Society in China by Baogang He (auth.)