Modernization of Zhongguo State System

Modernization of Zhongguo State System - b_ A revolutionary...

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THE TRADITIONAL POLITICAL CULTURE AND MODERNIZATION OF ZHONGGUO GOVERNMENT SYSTEM The Political Culture Question: How should a colonial agricultural society be modernized? A_ THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT 1_ The emergence of the “New World Order” after World War II a_ The “Free World” led by the United States of America b_ The “Communist World” led by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics c_ The unfolding “Cold War” (Ideological and power struggles between the USA and the USSR) 2_ The triumph of the Chinese Communist Party over the Guomindang a_ The modern Chinese “Civil War” (1946-1949) b_ Ideological and power struggles between the CCP and the GMD 3_ The emergence of the two warring Chinas a_ Creation of the “Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo” on 1 October 1949 b_ The Zhonghua Minguo (Republic of Zhongguo) B_ THE MODERNIZATION OF THE ZHONGGUO GOVERNMENT SYSTEM 1_ The creation and management of the Chinese Communist Party a_ The 1934 “Long March” (6,000 miles) and the new CCP
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Unformatted text preview: b_ A revolutionary political party of the modern type c_ The CCPs revolutionary role: The engine of making the CR d_ The social class base of the CCP political power (60 million members in 1997) e_ The absolute power over the CCP and the whole state system: Chairman Mao 2_ The creation and management of the state political system a_ The Marxist-Leninist concept of society worked out by Mao b_ The Executive c_ The Legislative d_ The Judiciary 3_ The creation and management of the state military system a_ The Peoples Liberation Armey (2.5 million down from 4 million in 1989) b_ The peoples militia of 12 to 15 million members b_ The state police under management of the Ministry of State Security 4_ The absolute power of the CCP and the state system a_ Autocratism (the Cult of Mao Zedong) b_ The Standing Committee (9 members) c_ The Politburo (24 members) 5_ The method of leadership succession a_ Personal handpick b_ Political problems...
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