The Party Forever: Inside China's Modern Communist Elite (BOK)

Rowan Callick

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A century after its underground beginnings, the Chinese Communist Party today exerts far-reaching control over every aspect of private life. Beyond it's legendary control of the internet within China's borders, even seemingly non-political domains are subject to its authority: routine business deals require party approval; university courses reflect party doctrine; and party families amass incredible wealth while other enterprises are squeezed out. Experts predicted that the Party leadership would mellow as the country's economic fortunes soar, but the next generation of political heavyweights is keeping a tight grip on the reigns of power. Today's huge new class of young professionals, whether they believe in the Party's ideology or not, are as focused as ever on strengthening the Party's role and silencing dissent. In The Party Forever, Rowan Callick goes behind the scenes to reveal the workings of China's political elite, introduce us to its future leaders and explore how prepared it is to meet the challenges of its new role in the twenty-first century. This is an essential and eye-opening account of this poorly understood but hugely influential player in world politics.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Rowan Callick
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137278852
Antall sider 272 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 24,3cm x 2,3cm
Vekt 434 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Marxism & Communism, Political parties