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Title Grassroots political reform in contemporary China / edited by Elizabeth J. Perry and Merle Goldman.

Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (vi, 402 pages).
Series Harvard contemporary China series ; 14
Harvard contemporary China series ; 14.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-397).
Contents Introduction: Historical reflections on grassroots political reform in China / Elizabeth J. Perry and Merle Goldman -- Village elections, transparency, and anticorruption : Henan and Guangdong provinces / Richard Levy -- The implementation of village elections and tax-for-fee reform in rural northwest China / John James Kennedy -- Fiscal crisis in China's townships : causes and consequences / Jean C. Oi and Zhao Shukai -- Direct township elections / Lianjiang Li -- The struggle for village public goods provision : informal institutions of accountability in rural China / Lily L. Tsai -- Inadvertent political reform via private associations : assessing homeowners' groups in new neighborhoods / Benjamin L. Read -- Civil resistance and rule of law in China : the defense of homeowners' rights / Yongshun Cai -- "Hope for protection and hopeless choices" : labor legal aid in the PRC / Mary E. Gallagher -- Is labor a political force in China? / Ching Kwan Lee -- Between defiance and obedience : protest opportunism in China / Xi Chen -- In search of the grassroots : hydroelectric politics in northwest Yunnan / Ralph Litzinger -- Public opinion supervision : possibilities and limits of the media in constraining local officials / Yuezhi Zhao and Sun Wusan.
Other author Perry, Elizabeth J.
Goldman, Merle.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Political participation -- China.
Local government -- China.
Protest movements -- China.
China -- Politics and government -- 1949-
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780674042056