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Author Qiao, Liang (Assistant professor of political science)

Title Political mobility of Chinese regional leaders : performance, preference, promotion / Liang Qiao
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge contemporary China series ; 168
Routledge contemporary China series ; 168
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; List of tables; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; Why are regional leaders in China important?; Why study the political mobility of regional leaders?; Variables and hypotheses; Regional leaders' political mobility as the outcome; Data and methods; 2 The Chinese regional leaders: who are they?; Studies of Chinese regional leaders and their careers; Typologies of Chinese regional leaders; Conclusion; 3 The recruitment and political mobility of Chinese regional leaders; Defining political mobility; Measuring regional leaders' political mobility
Conclusion: Chinese political elites "on the go"6 For the harmonious society: downgraded and demoted regional leaders; Downward political mobility analysis of regional leaders in the post-Deng Xiaoping era; Geopolitical preferences and regional leaders' political resilience; Conclusion: the regime's configuration of regional leaders' political mobility; 7 Conclusions; The people: judging the regime by its elites; The elites: between the regime and the people; The regime: ruling the people with the elites; Selected bibliography; Index
Conclusion: regional leaders under the mobility whip4 Regional leadership selections in contemporary China: qualifications and preferences; Biological and personal backgrounds; Organizational and professional backgrounds; Conclusion; 5 Fiscal revenues, geopolitical settings, and political mobility of Chinese regional leaders; Regional political importance evaluated through the levels of socioeconomic development; Previous posts and chief leadership experiences of Chinese regional leaders; Toward the political and geopolitical patterns of political mobility among Chinese regional leaders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Local government -- China.
Local officials and employees -- Selection and appointment -- China.
China -- Administrative and political divisions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315466635 (electronic bk.)
1315466643 (electronic bk.)
9781315466637 (electronic bk.)
9781315466644 (electronic bk.)