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Power Restructuring In China And Russia

1st Edition

By Mark Lupher


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The massive economic transformations and political upheavals that have been sweeping China and the Soviet Union in the final decades of the twentieth century are among the great dramas of our time. Yet the origins of these revolutionary changes are murky and their outcomes unclear. Have we witnessed the demise of an archaic authoritarian order and

Table of Contents

Power in Macrosociological Perspective -- Power Restructuring in Late Imperial, Republican, and Revolutionary China -- Power Restructuring in Muscovite, Imperial, and Revolutionary Russia -- The Rise and Consolidation of Stalinism -- Reform and Reaction in the Khrushchev Era -- Chinese Communism, Maoism, and the Origins of the Cultural Revolution -- The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of Post-Mao Reform -- Continuity and Change in Post-Mao China -- Power Restructuring in the Period of Perestroika -- Power Restructuring in Historical and Comparative Perspective

About the Author

Mark Lupher is assistant professor of sociology at the University of Virginia.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies