1st Edition

The Chinese Defense Establishment
Continuity And Change In The 1980s

ISBN 9780367290818
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
198 Pages

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Book Description

Complex issues of national security and defense modernization continue to be a major preoccupation of the PRC leadership. In the 1970s, especially during the second half of that crucial decade, critical decisions were made that led to Beijing's alignment with the West against the USSR and a revitalization of its armed forces. This book looks at Chi

Table of Contents

Also of Interest -- Preface -- National Security and Defense Policy -- Rebuilding China's Great Wall: Chinese Security in the 1980s -- Mao Zedong Revised: Deterrence and Defense in the 1980s -- The Industrial Base -- China's Defense Industries: Indigenous and Foreign Procurement -- Leadership and Management -- The Rectification of "Work Style": Command and Management Problems -- Professional Military Education in the People's Republic of China -- Internal Management in the Armed Forces: Confucian Anachronism or Model for the 1980s? -- The Militia -- The Chinese People's Militia: Transformation and Strategic Role

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Paul H.B Godwin