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Published: 04 May 2017

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190605735

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The Sinews of State Power

The Rise and Demise of The Cohesive Local State in Rural China

Juan Wang

  • Features original fieldwork
  • Takes a new approach to study state capacity by focusing on inter-governmental relations at the grassroots level
  • Offers a fresh perspective on the engines of persistent farmer protests and on the future of China's party-state