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Civil-military relations in today's China [electronic resource] : swimming in a new sea / David M. Finkelstein and Kristen Gunness, editors.

Publication:
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (344 p.)
Subjects:
Civil-military relations -- China.
Social change -- China.
China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Providing an examination of civil-military relations in China, this book reflects the changes taking place in Chinese society and their impact on the civil-military dynamic. It explores issues, such as the impact of AIDS, the defense budget, the emerging dynamic between the military and China's leadership, the role of the militia, and more.
Contents:
Social trends in China : implications for the Pople's Liberation Army / Tony Saich
The impact of social changes on the PLA : a Chinese military perspective / Xiaobing Li
The new military elite : generational profile and contradictory trends / Cheng Li
The fourth-generation leaders and the new military elite / Yu bin
The PLA and the provinces : military district and local issues / Zhiyue Bo
The political implications of PLA professionalism / Lyman Miller
Unravelling the myths about political commissars / You Ji
Searching for a twenty-first-century officer corps / Thomas J. Bickford
Educating the officer corps : the Chinese People's Liberation Army and its interactions with civilian academic institutions / Kristen Gunness
China's defense budget : is there impending friction between defense and civilian needs? / Joseph Fewsmith
The PLA in the new economy : plus Ça change, plus C'est la même chose / James Mulvenon
The challenge of conscription in an era of social change / Sijin Cheng
Demobilization and resettlement: the challenge of downsizing the People's Liberation Army / Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise
People's war in the twenty-first century : the militia and the reserves / Dennis J. Blasko.
Notes:
"An East Gate book."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Finkelstein, David Michael.
Gunness, Kristen, 1976-
ISBN:
1-317-47435-X
1-315-70560-5
1-280-91272-3
9786610912728
0-7656-2221-1
OCLC:
437183440
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