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Author International Conference on the Development of the Non-State Sector, Local Governance and Sustainable Development in China (2006 : Hangzhou, China)

Title China's opening society : the non-state sector and governance / edited by Zheng Yongnian and Joseph Fewsmith
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2008

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Description ix, 244 pages ; 24 cm
Series China policy series
China policy series ; 2
Contents Introduction / Zheng Zheng and Joseph Fewsmith -- A critical review of the NGO sustainable development philosophy / Vanessa Pupavac -- Whose civil society is it anyway? / Catherine Götz -- Non-governmental organizations, non-formal education and civil society in contemporary Russia / John Morgan, Grigory A. Kliucharev -- The changing aspects of civil society in China / Jean-Philippe Béja -- NGOs in China : development dynamics and challenges / Lu Yiyi -- The state, firms and corporate social responsibility in China / Zheng Yongnian -- The media, internet and governance in China / Gary D. Rawnsley -- Dissecting Chinese county governmental authorities / Zhong Yang -- Institutional barriers to the development of civil society in China / He Zengke -- Chambers of commerce in Wenzhou : toward civil society? / Joseph Fewsmith -- How can deliberative institutions be sustainable in China? / He Baogang -- Foreign NGOs role in local governance in China / Tan Qingshan -- External actors in the process of village elections : foreign NGOs and China / Lang Youxing
Summary This book examines the development of the non-state sector and NGOs in China since the onset of reform in the late 1970s. It explores the major issues facing China's non-state sector today, assesses the institutional barriers faced by its developing civil society, and compares China's example with wider international experience
Analysis Local governance
Non-state sector
Sustainable development
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Civil society -- China -- Congresses.
Civil society -- China.
Non-governmental organizations -- China -- Congresses.
Non-governmental organizations -- China.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Fewsmith, Joseph, 1949-
Zheng, Yongnian.
LC no. 2007034243
ISBN 9780415451765 (cloth : alk. paper)