Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780745328546 Published October 2009 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9780745328553 Published October 2009 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

China From the Inside Out: Fitting the People's Republic into the World

Ronald C. Keith

China From the Inside Out: Fitting the People's Republic into the World

Ronald C. Keith

Distributed for Pluto Press

208 pages | 5.31496 x 8.46457
Paper $30.00 ISBN: 9780745328546 Published October 2009 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $95.00 ISBN: 9780745328553 Published October 2009 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Many books claiming to aid our understanding of China are based on the assumption that it is destined to follow the model of the US; war, empire and unilateralism. Ronald Keith shows that this underplays the importance of China's domestic politics, which will be essential in shaping the country's role in the world.

Highlighting the development over time of China's perception of it's own "rise", the book integrates domestic perspective into critical analysis of the contemporary controversies concerning "socialism" versus "capitalism with Chinese characteristics," the struggle to create the rule of law and to foster human rights and elaboration of a new stage of democratic reform.

The internal viewpoint and original analysis make this book an essential text for students of China studies and international relations.

Contents

Acknowledgments
1: Understanding China Once More.
2: Fitting the People's Republic of China into the World.
3: Connecting the "Rule of Law," "Human Rights" and "Democracy" in China.
4: "Socialism," or "Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics"?
5: China's New "Model" of International Relations.
6: China Redux.
Endnotes
Selected Concepts in English, Pinyin and Characters
Index

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