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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2024)
Published: 15 July 2024
...Xi Chen; Jing Xu As a high-capacity authoritarian regime, China has made immense efforts to exterminate the Falun Gong and other “evil cults.” However, cult activities persist throughout the country. This article seeks to explain why the extensive government repression in China failed to achieve...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2024)
Published: 10 July 2024
...Yoel Kornreich Both China and Vietnam went through retrenchment in their rural healthcare systems during the 1980s and 1990s. However, there is a difference between the two in the depth of retrenchment. While China allowed the Cooperative Medical System (CMS) to collapse, Vietnam nationalized...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2022) 56 (1): 60–81.
Published: 10 October 2022
... interactions in the post-handover period. email: [email protected] © 2023 by The Regents of the University of California 2023 Eastern religions Christians inter-religious comparison Hong Kong China Comparative political studies have long debated on the importance...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (4): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2021
... governance and apply it first, briefly, to the well-known case of China and then, in more depth, to the still-understudied Russian case. We identify the extent and relative centralization of Internet governance as well as proactive versus reactive approaches to governance as notable differences between...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2021) 54 (1-2): 24–44.
Published: 01 June 2021
... exit of the incumbent. Through a comparison of the power transition trajectories of the post-Stalin USSR and China in the Age of Deng Xiaoping, this article proposes three conditions that facilitate the voluntary retirement of dictators, including their strong political will to institutionalize...
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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): 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...
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Communist and Post-Communist Studies (2020) 53 (4): 136–154.
Published: 01 December 2020
... on the support of the state apparatuses and pro-regime elites, they thus resemble social organizations in China more than conventional civil society organizations. What makes them different from the state-dependent model in mainland China is that they are not merely extended arms of the state; rather...
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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...
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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...
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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...