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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 155–176.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Cheng Chen Under Putin and Xi, the post-communist authoritarian regimes in Russia and China had both initiated anti-corruption programs that exhibited some parallels but were also profoundly different. Through a contextualized comparison, and drawing on Russian and Chinese sources, this article...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 136–154.
Published: 01 December 2020
... clientelist network elite co-optation China Hong Kong Hong Kong has been a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) since 1997. However, long before the semiautonomous city was handed over by the British, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), since its birth, had sought to...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 220–239.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Xiaoguang Wang This article explores a recent tendency in the official Chinese discourse on nationalism—the government more actively employs Chinese achievements in science and technology to boost national pride and regime legitimacy. This “techno-turn” focuses on China’s construction of...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 68–90.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Brian C. H. Fong Hong Kong’s autonomy within China is akin to a house built on sand. This article examines how Hong Kong’s autonomy has weathered the waves over the years by adopting a news events analysis approach, documenting the Hong Kong government and the CCP-state’s divergence from the...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 41–67.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Yan-ho Lai; Ming Sing In 2019, what began in Hong Kong as a series of rallies against a proposal to permit extraditions to mainland China grew into a raft of anti-authoritarian protests and challenges to Beijing’s grip on the city. Given the gravest political crisis confronting Hong Kong in decades...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (2): 153–176.
Published: 01 June 2020
.../reprints-permissions . 2020 The Regents of the University of California Cold War ideology human rights Northeast Asia North Korean nuclear issue China Russia North Korea South Korea Japan United States Still technically at war, though the actual fighting in the Korean conflict...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (4): 343–353.
Published: 31 October 2019
... aside authoritarian or semi-authoritarian contexts where a fair multi-party election is absent or dysfunctional. By collecting and analyzing online posts about international terrorism from Sina Weibo in China, between January 2011 and December 2016, this study proves the existence of opinion...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2019) 52 (3): 197–207.
Published: 26 July 2019
...Luyang Zhou It is established that Party-army relation followed a “separated” pattern in the Soviet Union as opposed to an “infused” pattern in China. This article explores the historical origin of this difference in the revolutionary periods. By analyzing the biographies of communist military...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2018) 51 (4): 285–298.
Published: 22 October 2018
...Grzegorz W. Kolodko Is China still building socialism or has it already built capitalism? Or maybe both? Or maybe none of those two systems? Or maybe with the market reforms that deviate from the traditional socialism, it has created something different from the classical types of political and...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2017) 50 (1): 41–51.
Published: 09 January 2017
... diffusion if they convince citizens that those ideas are “foreign,” will cause “chaos,” or if they believe they already have their own form of democracy. I explore these methods of establishing firewalls to prevent diffusion by examining the cases of China and Kazakhstan, two countries where a high level of...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2015) 48 (1): 1–13.
Published: 12 February 2015
..., economic liberalization in Russia and China has not produced cross-regional convergence. The paper demonstrates that interregional inequality remains high in both countries and grounds explanation for this finding in their communist institutional legacies. Their common institutional history complements...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2014) 47 (1): 13–25.
Published: 14 February 2014
...Yuhua Wang Why has the Chinese communist state remained so durable in an age of democratization? Contrary to existing theories, this article argues that the strong state coercive capacity has survived the authoritarian rule in China. We demonstrate that the Chinese Communist Party has taken...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2013) 46 (2): 275–286.
Published: 15 May 2013
... accurately predict how the regional balance might shift after the NATO withdrawal from Afghanistan. During 2009–2010, the signs of growing Russian dependence on China in terms of economy and energy were palpable, as were the signs of China successfully subordinating Russia to its Central Asian economic...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2012) 45 (1-2): 105–115.
Published: 29 March 2012
...Sangkuk Lee Unlike China’s other top leaders, PremierWen Jiabao has presented his political views after the 17th CCP Congress. Wen’s assertive attitude for further political reform has attracted attention from international as well as domestic media. This article utilizes both institutionalism and...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (3): 353–373.
Published: 07 August 2009
... Soviet Union in 1991, the new regime first distanced itself from Russia and tried regional alliances, then accepted help from NATO, and most recently turned cautiously to Russia (and China). Throughout, Uzbekistan has managed to receive considerable assistance from international agencies and military aid...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2009) 42 (1): 103–114.
Published: 23 February 2009
... institutions even when those formal institutions undergo a radical change, that is, revolution. To that end I will be comparing two agricultural societies — Russia and China — beginning with their Imperial periods — to show how their attitudes towards their peasantry have endured through the upheaval of both...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2007) 40 (1): 59–79.
Published: 31 January 2007
...Feng Chen Despite the government’s active legislation to protect workers, labor rights still remain widely ignored and poorly enforced in China. Structural constrains, such as the state’s development strategy biased on efficiency over equity, tight labor markets, and the lack of an effective safety...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2006) 39 (1): 39–57.
Published: 08 February 2006
... mobility hypothesis, and a technocracy thesis. I propose an alternative approach, emphasizing the role of functional differentiation and its effect on elite recruitment in China. Using a data set on top Chinese leaders ( n = 1588), I find that effects of political loyalty and technical training on elite...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2004) 37 (3): 395–411.
Published: 01 September 2004
...Stephen W.K. Chiu; Eva P.W. Hung China’s socialist employment system has undergone radical changes since the 1990s along with enterprise restructuring. Surplus workers have been laid off from state-owned enterprises in large numbers. China’s policy program for the management of layoffs in this...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2004) 37 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2004
...Yong Guo; Angang Hu Corruption in transition economies has become the very focus of many recent discussions on politics and economics. However, the existing research has not taken full account of the experience of the gradual transition countries, especially China, and the incentives for rent...