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Author Zhong, Yang, 1960-

Title Local government and politics in China : challenges from below / Yang Zhong.

Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 229 pages).
Series Studies on contemporary China
Studies on contemporary China.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-224) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Chinese local government in historical perspective -- Governmental and party organizations at county and township/town levels -- Local officials as rational actors in the Chinese cadre system -- Policy implementation at county and township/town levels -- Chinese village authorities as policy-implementation arms -- Conclusion.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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Summary After over a decade of administrative and economic reform in mainland China, the center has become increasingly remote and less important for many localities. In many ways, the mobilization capacity of the central government has been weakened. Central government policies are often ignored and local officials are often more interested in personal projects than in centrally directed economic plans. In this study of local government and politics in China, the author explores when and why local government officials comply with policy directives from above. Drawing on interviews with government off.
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Subject Local government -- China.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Other Form: Print version: Zhong, Yang, 1960- Local government and politics in China. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003 (DLC) 2002044511 (OCoLC)51204053
ISBN 9781317465898 (electronic bk.)
131746589X (electronic bk.)
0765611171 (acid-free paper)
9780765611178 (acid-free paper)
076561118X (pbk.)
9780765611185 (pbk.)
9781317465881 (e-book)