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The Palgrave Handbook of Local Governance in Contemporary China

Editors: Yu, Jianxing, Guo, Sujian (Eds.)

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  • Offers the first-ever handbook on Chinese local governance at a time of change
  • Provides a guide to hot-button issues such as technology, elections, protests, citizen engagement, and local issues
  • Brings together an international team of scholars to create a new center of discourse around China's local governance
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of local governance in China, and offers original analysis of key factors underpinning trends in this field drawing on the expertise of scholars both inside and outside China. It explores and analyzes the dynamic interaction and collaboration among multiple governmental and non-governmental actors and social sectors with an interest in the conduct of public affairs to address horizontal challenges faced by the local government, society, economy, and civil community and considers key issues such as governance in urban and rural areas, the impact of technology on governance and related issues of education, healthcare, environment and energy.

As the result of a global and interdisciplinary collaboration of leading experts, this Handbook offers a cutting-edge insight into the characteristics, challenges and trends of local governance and emphasizes the promotion of good governance and democratic development in China.


About the authors

Jianxing Yu is a Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor and Dean of the School of Public Affairs at Zhejiang University, China. He is also Director of the Institute for Civil Society Development.

Sujian Guo is Professor at the Department of Political Science, and Director of the Center for US-China Policy Studies at San Francisco State University. He is also a Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor and Dean at the Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences, Fudan University, China.


Table of contents (34 chapters)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $169.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $219.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-2798-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Palgrave Handbook of Local Governance in Contemporary China
Editors
  • Jianxing Yu
  • Sujian Guo
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd., part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2799-5
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2799-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2798-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIX, 755
Number of Illustrations
64 b/w illustrations
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