2 edition of dynamics of policy-making in China: the case of the great leap forward, 1958. found in the catalog.
dynamics of policy-making in China: the case of the great leap forward, 1958.
Alfred Lup Lai Chan
Written in English
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During this period, several major political movements, especially the Great Leap Forward (–) and the Cultural Revolution (–), . During the Great Leap Forward and the People’s Commune Movement (), which represents the high point of ignorant mass folly, Chinese geographical circumstances and conditions as well as ecological systems suffered serious destruction (Cannon and Jenkins, ). Especially, the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
The Chinese repeatedly experienced traumatic events after the existing political order collapsed; in the twentieth century alone, such events led to numerous famines, rampages of violence, and drastic economic setbacks: China's war with Japan, –45; the civil war, –49; the "Great Leap Forward," –60; and the "Great Proletarian. Frontlines during the anti-colonial Sino-Japanese War () continue to shape China's political map even today. Newly available evidence from the Great Leap Forward () and the Cultural Revolution () shows how a strong local party basis sustained the regime in .
The purpose of this book is to understand and explain the dynamics of Chinese policy processes on its own terms. Specifically, I have focused my work on the major choices that the Chinese leaders and people had made in the period between the Great Leap Forward and the Cultural Revolution. Also in temporal terms, the Famine was a dispersed phenomenon. Its first incidences cropped up in Winter , just months into the Great Leap Forward Campaign, whereas the last recorded cases occurred in the late Spring of The only province where the Famine lasted incessantly throughout the three-year period was Sichuan.
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1. There are many general accounts of the Great Leap Forward, usually limited to a chapter or section in a monograph. The book by MacFarquhar, Roderick is the only book-length study of the “leap.” The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, Volume 2: The Great Leap Forward, – (New York: Columbia University Press, ).My The Dynamics of Policy-Making in China: The Case of the Great Cited by: 5.
Mao's plan to implement "true" communism in China began in with the Great Leap Forward. Here's a summary of how the program worked:million peasants were taken out of their individual homes and put into communes, creating a massive human work force.
A confused tribunal process is a step toward justice in a case that has haunted the country for years. China’s Great Leap Backward during the Great Leap Forward of. Mao's Crusade: Politics and Policy Implementation in China's Great Leap Forward Alfred L. Chan Chan's exhaustive research, using new material made available in the post-Mao era as well as archives from the s and s, has yielded novel insights into Mao, central decision-making, and policy implementation in the communist hierarchy.
This volume, written by some of the leading experts in the field, tracks China's extraordinary transformation from the establishment of the People's Republic of China inthrough the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution and the death of Chairman Mao, to its dynamic rise as a superpower in the twenty-first century.
Mao's Great Famine is a sensational account of China during the Great Leap Forward of The Great Leap Forward was an attempt to promote very rapid simultaneous growth of agriculture and industry.
The intention was to boost food production by using agricultural labour for rural infrastructure projects, such as water conservancy projects.
The Great Famine of is thought to have taken more than thirty million lives, and perhaps as many as forty-five million.
cheap and abundant labor—China would make the Great Leap. Catastrophe and Contention in Rural China: Mao’s Great Leap Forward Famine and the Origins of Righteous Resistance in Da Fo Village Ralph A.
Thaxton Jr This book documents how China's rural people remember the great famine of Maoist rule, which. According to Chen, a Sino-American accommodation was impossible due to the inner dynamics of Mao's ideology. A similar problem exists regarding the coverage of the Great Leap Forward.
the book makes excellent use of newly available Chinese primary sources and secondary materials to explain policy making of the PRC leadership.
The book's Reviews: steel furnaces were established in towns and villages producing 11million tonnes of steel, Used by the people of China during the Great Leap Forward (), they were constructed in the backyards of the communes.
Chairman Mao Zedong's Great Leap Forward development plan strongly affected food security in rural China at the time, given that many of the associated policies exploited rural labor and extracted.
Newly available evidence from the Great Leap Forward () and the Cultural Revolution () shows how a strong local party basis sustained the regime in times of existential crisis.
Corporate and Business. Vol No. 3, Art. 2 – September Pursuing Qualitative Research From the Global South: "Investigative Research" During China's "Great Leap Forward" (). Ping-Chun Hsiung.
Abstract: Over the last decade, qualitative researchers have begun to challenge the domination and universalistic claims of the Global North. Nevertheless, it is still unclear what pursuing qualitative. An unprecedented, groundbreaking history of China's Great Famine that recasts the era of Mao Zedong and the history of the People's Republic of China.
"Between andChina descended into hell. Mao Zedong threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up to and overtake Britain in less than 15 years The.
Between andChina descended into hell. Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, threw his country into a frenzy with the Great Leap Forward, an attempt to catch up with and overtake Britain in less than fifteen years.
Xue’s review of the “Great Leap Forward” has now become a mainstream narrative in economic history textbooks, establishing a strong foundation for China’s macro-control policies.
Second, Xue was both an economist and an official who held leadership positions in key departments of the Communist Party and the central government from You can write a book review and share your experiences.
Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. And, of course, during the Cultural Revolution which comes after the Great Leap Forward, quite a few got killed--tortured to death.
In the case of Liu Shaoqi, the number two, who stood behind Mao during the Great Leap Forward, and becomes a critic inBut overall, you don't get dragged away into a dungeon, as happened under Stalin.
Mao took on the ambitious project of the Great Leap Forward in and in its Mars dasa (), China underwent many changes. Astrology for India and China War by Nastur Bejan Daruwalla Contact Astrologer Nastur Bejan Daruwalla on: + Official website of.
chapter or section in a monograph. The book by Roderick MacFarquhar is the only book-length study of the "leap." The Origins of the Cultural Revolution, Volume 2: The Great Leap Forward, (New York: Columbia University Press, ).
My The Dynasnics of Policy-Making in China: The Case of the Great Leap Forward. It is argued that the dynamics of the rural reform cannot be fully appreciated without reference to the catastrophic famine which followed the Great Leap Forward in The Great Leap Forward of was a failed effort to industrialize overnight; it devastated food production and led to millions of deaths from famine.
Even more disruptive was the Cultural Revolution of –76, which decimated a generation of leadership.Benjamin Valentino claims that the Great Leap Forward was a cause of the Great Chinese Famine and the worst effects of the famine were steered towards the regime's enemies.
Those who were labeled "black elements" (religious leaders, rightists and rich peasants) in earlier campaigns died in the greatest numbers because they were given the lowest.