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Rural Democracy in China

The Role of Village Elections

  • Authors
  • Baogang He
Book

Table of contents

  1. Introduction

    1. Baogang He
      Pages 1-19
  2. Dimensions of Village Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. Baogang He
      Pages 23-39
    3. Baogang He
      Pages 41-51
    4. Baogang He
      Pages 53-65
    5. Baogang He
      Pages 87-100
  3. The Limits of Village Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 101-101
    2. Baogang He
      Pages 121-137
  4. The Shape of Village Democracy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Baogang He
      Pages 141-154
    3. Baogang He
      Pages 155-175
    4. Baogang He
      Pages 177-194
  5. Prospects of Chinese Democratization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Baogang He
      Pages 197-212
    3. Baogang He
      Pages 213-232
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 233-277

About this book

Introduction

This book examines village democracy and the prospects of China's democratization. It explains how three key factors - township, economy and kinship - shape village democracy and account for rural variations. It considers the extension of village to township elections, the idea of a mixed regime and its impact on political development in China.

Keywords

democracy democratization elections voting voting behavior

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