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Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2019; 524343–353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2019.10.008
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2019; 523197–207 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2019.07.006
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2018; 514285–298 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2018.10.002
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2017; 50141–51 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2017.01.003
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2015; 4811–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2015.01.005
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2014; 47113–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2014.01.009
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2013; 462275–286 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2013.03.005
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2012; 451-2105–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2012.02.008
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2009; 423353–373 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2009.07.006
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2009; 421103–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2009.02.002
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2007; 40159–79 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2006.12.006
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2006; 39139–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2005.12.004
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2004; 373395–411 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2004.06.006
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2004; 372265–280 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.postcomstud.2004.03.005
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...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2003; 363259–272 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(03)00038-2
Published: 01 September 2003
...Christopher Marsh While the Soviet Union imploded in the midst of its attempt to reform itself, more than a decade later China stands as a testament to the resilience of Communist rule. I suggest that one reason China has been able to stave off a regime collapse is that Chinese leaders have sought...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2002; 352115–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(02)00003-X
Published: 01 June 2002
...S. Horowitz; C. Marsh What explains variation in investment climates across China's provinces and urban autonomous regions? Three main explanations are considered: variation in the character and size of economic interest groups, in central government policies, and in pre-communist provincial...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2001; 342157–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(01)00009-5
Published: 01 June 2001
...Gregory D. Foster China's standing in the world—whether it is, or is seen to be, a great power—is a question of signal importance because of what great powers are capable of doing, what effects their actions and words have on others, and what is expected of them. By most conventional measures...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 2000; 332223–241 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(00)00005-2
Published: 01 June 2000
... projects pay fair compensation so that resettlement becomes voluntary. Now, 10 years after introduction of economic reforms, China is mobilizing its resources to build the world's largest dam. This fulfils a longstanding ambition to impound the Yangtze River in Central China at the Three Gorges and use the...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 1999; 324417–436 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(99)00019-7
Published: 01 December 1999
..., tranquil affair. And in the first 2 years of Hong Kong's new status as a “Special Administrative Region” of China, the PRC earned generally high marks for honoring its pledge to uphold the principle of “one country, two systems”. © 1999 The Regents of the University of California. Published by...
Communist and Post-Communist Studies. 1999; 323305–318 doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0967-067X(99)00015-X
Published: 01 September 1999
...Kin-man Chan; Haixiong Qiu Based on a survey of ‘off-duty workers’ in Guangzhou, this paper explores the changing structure of social support in China. It focuses on the material aid and guidance in job search received by these workers. It concludes that while the state and its enterprises still...