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"You've Got to Rely on Yourself . . . and the State!": A Structural Chasm in the Chinese Political Moral Order

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China today is characterized by the coexistence of a relatively high level of stability at a national level and deep instabilities at the local level. On one hand, the ruling position of the Communist Party remains unchallenged in every formal way, and polls consistently report surprisingly high levels of public acceptance of the regime. On the other hand, social tensions run deep in everyday life, especially among laid-off workers, landless peasants, and badly exploited migrants. People’s f...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
Oxford college:
St Hugh's College
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Publisher:
Duke University Press Publisher's website
Host title:
Ghost Protocol: Development and Displacement in Global China
Place of publication:
USA
Publication date:
2016-08-26
Source identifiers:
831684
ISBN:
9780822361770
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2018-03-25

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