Urban Life in Contemporary China (Paperback)Martin King Whyte (author), William L. Parish (author)
Paperback 415 Pages
Through interviews with city residents, Martin King Whyte and William L. Parish provide a unique survey of urban life in the last decade of Mao Zedong's rule. They conclude that changes in society produced under communism were truly revolutionary and that, in the decade under scrutiny, the Chinese avoided ostensibly universal evils of urbanism with considerable success. At the same time, however, they find that this successful effort spawned new and equally serious urban problems-bureaucratic rigidity, low production, and more.
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages: 415
Weight: 652 g
Dimensions: 23 x 16 x 3 mm
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