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📙 The Sinews of State Power : The Rise and Demise of the Cohesive Local State in Rural China by Wang, Juan — pdf free


Based on original fieldwork, The Sinews of State Power seeks to understand continuous rural instability in China despite national reforms in the post-2000s. It offers a fresh perspective by revisiting the fundamental components of a capable government - a coherent and robust local leadership - and tracing its rise and demise since the Maoist era.

Abstract: Based on original fieldwork, The Sinews of State Power seeks to understand continuous rural instability in China despite national reforms in the post-2000s. It offers a fresh perspective by revisiting the fundamental components of a capable government - a coherent and robust local leadership - and tracing its rise and demise since the Maoist era

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