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Special Reports for "Political Science > Comparative Politics"

Where Is China Headed?

As it celebrates its 50th anniverary, the People's Republic of China is a constantly changing meld of Marxism and capitalism. China's effort to modernize eocnomically and gain acceptance into the World Trade Organization goes hand in hand with the harsh repression of democratic views and a military buildup.
The World & I 
Tiananmen Square, 1989: Protesting students raised the "goddess of democracy," symbolizing their desires for a democratic China.

Where Is China Headed?
The People's Republic of China has come a long way from the fiery Marxist rhetoric of Mao Zedong and the Cultural Revolution. ...

China's Mixed Economy
Despite the free-market progress since 1978, the state remains heavily involved in the Chinese economy. ...

From Mao to Deng
The revolutionary zeal that characterized Mao's programs was transformed into pragmatism under Deng Xiaoping. ...

China and the World
Events in Yugoslavia have reinforced the PRC's determination to exercise greater leadership against U.S. "hegemony." ...

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