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Title Chinese democracy and the crisis of 1989 : Chinese and American reflections / edited by Roger V. Des Forges, Luo Ning, Wu Yen-bo
Published Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [1993]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 371 pages)
Contents The formation and characteristics of China's existing system / Su Shaozhi -- Democracy in Chinese history / Roger V. Des Forges -- Civil society and public sphere in modern Chinese history / David Strand -- Political and ideological origins of the crisis / Xu Luo and Luo Ning -- The social origins and limits of the democratic movement / Mark Selden -- The dilemmas of participation in the political reform of China, 1986-1988 / Wu Guoguang -- A review of China's economic problems : the industrial sector / Wang Xiaodong -- Student organization in the movement / Josephine M.T. Khu -- From a pillar of continuity to a force for change : Chinese workers in the movement / Shaoguang Wang -- Why the People's Army fired on the people / Andrew Scobell -- Democratic transition in China : a comparative examination of a deified idea / Xiaoxing Han
The rhetoric of River elegy : from cultural criticism to social act / Edward Gunn -- The performance of the Chinese media during the Beijing spring / Michael J. Berlin -- The People's Daily and the epiphany of press reform / Frank Tan -- "Professionalism" in China's press corps / Judy Polumbaum -- Some reasons why the party propaganda failed this time / Xinshu Zhao and Peilu Shen
Notes "Based on a conference held at the State University of New York at Buffalo in February 1990"--Introduction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-
Genre/Form History.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Des Forges, Roger V.
Luo, Ning, 1955-
Wu, Yen-bo, 1957-
ISBN 0585060118 (electronic bk.)
9780585060118 (electronic bk.)