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Chinese Democracy After Tiananmen (Contemporary Chinese Studies) by Yijiang Ding

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Published by UBC Press .
Written in English


  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • General,
  • Asia - China,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • 1976-2002,
  • China,
  • Democracy,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social change

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10973086M
ISBN 100774808381
ISBN 109780774808385

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  1. Introduction: Democracy in the Chinese Context 2. Pre-Tiananmen Intellectual Rethinking of State and Society 3. Post-Tiananmen Discussions 4. Emerging Civil Society: Associations 5. Reorganizing Rural Society: Village Self-Government 6. Cultural Distinction and Psychological Independence 7. Conclusion: Theory and Reality. Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen explores this pivotal idea, presenting a multidimensional picture of contemporary China at the political crossroads." "Yijiang Ding looks at the significant change in the state-society relationship in three intertwined . Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen Yijiang Ding In , most observers believed that China's political reform process had been violently short-circuited, but few would now dispute that China is in a very important transition.   Chinese Democracy After Tiananmen by Yijiang Ding, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(1).

This book, on the other hand, attempts to describe and analyze a significant qualitative change in the intellectual conception of democracy in relation to the socioeconomic and cultural changes in contemporary China. In this book, Yijiang Ding presents a multi-dimensional picture of China at the political crossroads. Chinese Democracy looks at the significant change in the state-society relationship in contemporary China in three interrelated areas: intellectual, social, and cultural.   Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen by Yijiang Ding Chinese Democracy after Tiananmen by Yijiang Ding Fewsmith, Joseph j political science quarterly Not all the social changes in China today are inherently conducive to the building of a democratic society. The emergence of labor movements and strikes appears to move China in Author: Fewsmith, Joseph. A massive demonstration for democratic reform, begun there by Chinese students in Apr., , was brutally repressed on June 3 and 4. It was initiated to demand the posthumous rehabilitation of former Communist Party Chairman Hu Yaobang. The government was tolerant until after his funeral; then Deng Xiaoping denounced the protests. The demonstrators were joined by .

  This infamous incident is often seen as a unique moment, but actually it was a conscious part of a long tradition of Chinese democracy reaching back to the May Fourth Movememt of The protests had begun in mid April after the death of Hu : Tehyun Ma.   After Chinese officials—alarmed at the June pro-democracy demonstrations in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square—ordered soldiers and police to shoot and kill student protesters, one solitary man.   As a Chinese exile and former resident of Hong Kong (I lived there for 10 years after my books were banned in China), these protests are particularly poignant for me. University of Maryland, pp. $ ISSN , ISBN 0 22 2.] Tiananmen Square Spring A Chronology of the Chinese Democracy Movement. By HanTheodore and LiJohn. [Berkeley: Center for Chinese Studies, University of California, $ ISBN 1 4.]. China's Search for Democracy.