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Published: 07 April 2017

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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

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