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Ideologische Gratwanderung. Die Jahrestagung des Nationalen Volkskongresses


  • Heike Holbig


The agenda of the National People’s Congress’ annual session in March 2006 bears witness to a revival of ideology, which had long been regarded obsolete in China’s pragmatic reform course. The party leadership’s maneuvering space has become increasingly constrained by a conflict between proponents of liberal market reforms and a conservative “new left“. Recent debates surrounding the policy of the “new socialist countryside“ and the legal protection of private property are analyzed to illustrate the re-ideologization of party politics.

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  • Heike Holbig, 2006. "Ideologische Gratwanderung. Die Jahrestagung des Nationalen Volkskongresses," Journal of Current Chinese Affairs - China aktuell, Institute of Asian Studies, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, vol. 35(2), pages 51-59.
  • Handle: RePEc:gig:chaktu:v:35:y:2006:i:2:p:51-59

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