This book provides a penetrating analysis of the problems Peking faces in trying to implement reforms and of possible future developments in domestic and foreign policies in Mainland China based on the Thirteenth Sino-American Conference in Taipei.
Part One: Politics in the PRC 1. The Chinese-type Socialist Road: Theory and Practice 2. The Nature of Chinese Communism and the Prospects for Teng's Reforms 3. Studies in the Republic of China on Communist China Affairs, 1949–1979 4. Party Rectification in Post-Mao China 5. The Mousetrapping of Hong Kong: A Game in Which Nobody Wins 6. Kleptocracy on Mainland China: A Social-Psychological Interpretation 7. Higher Educational Charters in Mainland China 8. Chinese Intellectuals and Party Policy 9. Policy Implications of Population Dynamics in the PRC 10. Socialist Spiritual Civilization and Cultural Pollution: The Problem of Meaning Part Two: Economics in the PRC 11. Mainland China's Economic System: A New Model or Variations on an Old Theme? 12. Mainland China's Special Economic Zones 13. Review of Studies on the Mainland Economy 14. How Well Did U.S. Economists Understand Communist China's Economy? 15. Agricultural Reform in Mainland China: Problems and Prospects 16. Agriculture in Mainland China: Reform and Problems Part Three: Foreign Policy of the PRC 17. The Evolution of Communist China's Foreign Policy 18. Peking, Moscow, and the Indian Subcontinent: Cards, Triangles, and Possible Rapprochement 19. Paris and London: Between Washington and Beijing 20. Sino-Soviet Relations and the Asian Quadrangle 1984 21. Co-opting China: The Realization of an American Dream? 22. The Washington-Moscow-Peking Triangle: An Analysis 23. Interpretations of Mainland China's Recent Foreign Policy