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The Chinese revolutionary army in the reform era, 1985-2010

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This thesis studies the way that the single-party state has renovated the political identity of the armed forces in the reform era of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It argues that the Chinese Communist Party succeeded in doing so and therefore was able to use the national military as a prop of continued single-party rule.

Engaging with theories of civil-military relations, this study challenges the dominant view of military professionalism according to which an armed force m...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Division:
SSD
Department:
Politics & Int Relations
Role:
Supervisor
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Name:
Leverhulme fund; Chiang Ching-Kuo foundation; Department of Politics and International Relations; St Antony’s college, Oxford University,
Funding agency for:
Genevaz, J
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Local pid:
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Deposit date:
2014-07-25

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