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At the Crossroads of Post-Communist Modernisation

Russia and China in Comparative Perspective

Editors: Pursiainen, C. (Ed.)

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This volume takes a comparative approach to understand general tendencies in post-Communist transition in Russia and China. Bringing together perspectives from Political Science, Sociology and IR, it analyses three arenas of social change: socio-economic systems, political systems, and foreign policies.

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PROF. LI CHUNLING Professor of Sociology from the Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS), China LINDA JAKOBSON Program Director of East Asian studies at the Lowy Institute for International Policy, Sydney, Australia PROF. MARKKU KIVINEN Director of the Aleksanteri Institute, Finnish Centre for Russian and Eastern European Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland PROF. SERGEI MEDVEDEV Professor and Associate Dean at the State University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia PROF. MINXIN PEI Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 Professor of Government and the Director of the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College, California, USA

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Pursiainen, Christer

    Pages 1-24

  • A Short History of Catching Up

    Pursiainen, Christer

    Pages 25-46

  • The Free-Market State or the Welfare State?

    Kivinen, Markku (et al.)

    Pages 47-113

  • Authoritarianism or Democracy?

    Pursiainen, Christer (et al.)

    Pages 114-180

  • Sovereignty or Interdependency?

    Medvedev, Sergei (et al.)

    Pages 181-223

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Hardcover $100.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
At the Crossroads of Post-Communist Modernisation
Book Subtitle
Russia and China in Comparative Perspective
Editors
  • C. Pursiainen
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-28413-6
DOI
10.1057/9781137284136
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-36392-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-34914-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 236
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