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Global civil society and China

Title
Global civil society and China / Anthony J. Spires.
ISBN
9781009183925 (ebook)
9781009507523 (hardback)
9781009184168 (paperback)
Publication
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2024.
Physical Description
1 online resource (77 pages) : digital, PDF file(s).
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Summary
This Element traces the history of and recent developments in the unstable relationship between global civil society (GCS) and China. It analyses the normative impacts GCS has had on China - including the Chinese state and domestic civil society - and the possibilities created by Beijing's new 'going out' policies for Chinese civil society groups. It examines the rhetoric and reality of GCS as an emancipatory project and argues that 'universal values' underpinned by principles of human rights and democracy have gained currency in China despite official resistance from the government. It argues that while the Chinese party-state is keen to benefit from GCS engagement, Beijing is also determined to minimize any impact outside groups might have on regime security. The Element concludes with some observations about future research directions and the internationalization of Chinese civil society.
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Cambridge core frontlist 2024.
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Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 20, 2024
Series
Cambridge elements. Elements in global China,
Cambridge elements. Elements in global China,
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