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Corporatism And Civil Society In The People's Republic Of China : Empirical Evidence And Theoretical Implications, Yiu Chung Wong, Che Po Chan Apr 2000

Corporatism And Civil Society In The People's Republic Of China : Empirical Evidence And Theoretical Implications, Yiu Chung Wong, Che Po Chan

CAPS Working Paper Series

This paper raises serious doubts about the theme that depicts “China as a corporatist system”, and argues that, although the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is truly loosening its control over the state enterprises, it still maintains its formal authority and is still playing a leading role in the industrial system. A clarification of the notion is timely in view of the conceptual ambiguity involved. Corporatism could be understood as a set of structures, which link society with the state; in other words, it could be studied as a broader problem of interrelationships between state and society.


Legal Eligibility Of Taiwan's Accession To Gatt/Wto, Hui-Wan Cho Jan 2000

Legal Eligibility Of Taiwan's Accession To Gatt/Wto, Hui-Wan Cho

Maryland Series in Contemporary Asian Studies

No abstract provided.


The Association Of South East Asian Nations' Confidence And Security Building With The People's Republic Of China: Internal Constraints And Policy Implications, Kwei-Bo Huang Jan 2000

The Association Of South East Asian Nations' Confidence And Security Building With The People's Republic Of China: Internal Constraints And Policy Implications, Kwei-Bo Huang

Maryland Series in Contemporary Asian Studies

No abstract provided.


The Market And Ethics: The Case Of The 1994 Decision By The Clinton Administration To Delink China's Human Rights Record From Most-Favored-Nation Status, Susan C. Morris Jan 2000

The Market And Ethics: The Case Of The 1994 Decision By The Clinton Administration To Delink China's Human Rights Record From Most-Favored-Nation Status, Susan C. Morris

Graduate Program in International Studies Theses & Dissertations

Amid the globalization of markets and the interdependence of states, human rights violations throughout the world still persist. The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between the economic interdependence of nations and the moral responsibilities of nations by examining the case of the 1994 decision by the Clinton administration to delink China's human rights practices from most-favored-nation status.

The annual 1997 Freedom House world survey of human rights rated China at its lowest point and quoted that “the regime continues to have one of the worst human rights records in the world.”1 Yet despite China ...