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By Kenneth G. Lieberthal, David M. Lampton

Utilizing a version of "fragmented authoritarianism," this quantity sharpens our view of the interior workings of the chinese language paperwork. The participants' interviews with politically well-placed bureaucrats and students, in addition to documentary and box examine, remove darkness from the bargaining and maneuvering between officers at the nationwide, provincial, and native degrees.

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ChinaPolitics and government1976 Decision making. I. Lieberthal, Kenneth. II. Lampton, David M. III. Series. 48-1984. Page v Studies On China A series of conference volumes sponsored by the Joint Committee on Chinese Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council. 1. The Origins of Chinese Civilization edited by David N. Keightley, University of California Press, 1982 2. Popular Chinese Literature and Performing Arts in the People's Republic of China, 19491979 edited by Bonnie S.

Bargaining" involves negotiations over resources among units that effectively have mutual veto power. Fragmentation of authority encouraged a search for consensus among various organs in order to initiate and develop major projects. This consensus, in turn, required extensive and often elaborate deals to be struck through various types of bargaining stratagems. Perhaps the fact that the issues under study generally concerned the allocation of real resources made it more likely that visible bargaining would characterize much of the decision making in the economic cluster.

Studies on China; 14) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-520-07356-8 1. BureaucracyChina. 2. ChinaPolitics and government1976 Decision making. I. Lieberthal, Kenneth. II. Lampton, David M. III. Series. 48-1984. Page v Studies On China A series of conference volumes sponsored by the Joint Committee on Chinese Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and the Social Science Research Council. 1. The Origins of Chinese Civilization edited by David N. Keightley, University of California Press, 1982 2.

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