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Chinese Civil-Military Relations

The Transformation of the People's Liberation Army

By Nan Li (Edited by)

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Format: Hardcover, 212 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 13 December 2005

This new book addresses three key issues: What has changed in Chinese civil-military relations? What can account for changes? And what are the implications for Chinese security policy and strategic behavior?

It tackles these questions by keenly assessing civil-military dynamics in elite politics; such dynamics in national security and arms control policy; relations between commanders and political commissars; relations between the PLA and society; civil-military dynamics regarding defense economics and logistics; and such dynamics regarding dual-use technologies and defense industry.

These analyses build into the central theme that the emphasis of Chinese civil-military relations is shifting from politics to military tasks. This is an extremely important new development by a nation many predict to become a super power in the twenty-first century.

This is therefore essential reading for all students and scholars of strategic and security studies, Chinese studies and international relations.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Chinese Army in Domestic Politics: Factors and Phases 2. China's Evolving Civil-Military Relations: Creeping Guojiahua 3. Deferring to National Interest: Arms Control and Civil-Military Relations in China 4. Civil-Military Dynamics in Chinese Defense Industry and Arms Policy: An Approaching Tipping Point 5. Sorting Out the Myths about Political Commissars, You Ji 6. Servant of Two Masters: the PLA, the People, and the Party, Dennis J. Blasko 7. Company Province: Civil-Military Relations in Xinjiang, Yitzhak Shichor 8. China's Expenditure for Militia and People's Armed Police 9. The PLA and its Changing Economic Roles: Implications for Civil-Military Relations 10. Dual-Use Technologies, Civil-military Integration, and China's Defense Industry.

About the Author

Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

EAN: 9780415379328
ISBN: 0415379326
Publisher: Falmer Press
Dimensions: 24.79 x 15.34 x 1.75 centimetres (0.91 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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