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The Juridification of Central-Local Government Relations

Martin Loughlin

in Legality and Locality: The Role of Law in Central-Local Government Relations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260158
eISBN:
9780191682049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260158.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines a number of issues which arise as a result of transformation in the role of law in central-local government relations. It also examines the utilization of legislation as an ... More


The Challenge of Municipal Socialism

Martin Loughlin

in Legality and Locality: The Role of Law in Central-Local Government Relations

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260158
eISBN:
9780191682049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260158.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines municipal socialism, an exercise which resulted in Labour councils developing collectivistic policies which were in direct antagonism to those being promoted by central ... More


China Goes Local (Again): Assessing Post-Mao Decentralization

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the impact of post-Mao decentralization on central-local relations and concludes that the former has not necessarily or uniformly favored localities at the expense of central control.


Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Jae Ho Chung

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Despite the destabilizing potential of governing of a vast territory and a large multicultural population, the centralized government of the People’s Republic of China has held together for decades, ... More


Legality and Locality: The Role of Law in Central-Local Government Relations

Martin Loughlin

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260158
eISBN:
9780191682049
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260158.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This book seeks to trace the main dimensions of recent conflicts between central departments of governments and local authorities and to reveal something of their significance. It does so by focusing ... More


Conclusion

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Offers an epilogue that reflects on the future of China as an emerging empire. It is suggested that the lapse of time will invariably dilute the “socialist” or “Communist” flavor, thereby further ... More


The Center’s Perceptions of Local Bureaucracy in China: A Typological First-Cut

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Employs a triple concept of “agents,” “representatives,” and “principals” in illustrating the trajectory in which Chinese leaders' perception of local bureaucracy has evolved over time. It also looks ... More


The Center’s Instruments of Local Control

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Suggests that the People’s Republic’s principal mode of local control resembles that of the traditional China more than that of the pre-1949 revolutionary era in terms of preventive mechanisms, ... More


Determinants of Local Discretion in Implementation: Exploring Policy-Contingent Variations

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Presupposes that, with other things (i.e., patronage networks and societal demands) being similar among different regions, the level of local discretion permitted in implementation is likely to vary ... More


China as a Centrifugal Empire: Size, Diversity, and Local Governance

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the question: “Why are Chinese leaders so preoccupied with local governance?” and outlines a framework of analysis.


National Voice and Local Voice

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter provides the first overview of how tensions between local chambers and national bodies were resolved. Early initiatives were a Union of Chambers, the General Chamber of Manufacturers, ... More


The Political Economy of Vertical Support and Horizontal Networks

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Suggests that whereas Beijing's policy support and centrally-induced horizontal networks were important in the early phases of the reform, the center's resource support and voluntarily-formed lateral ... More


Conclusion

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book concludes by providing an update on the reform of China's rural credit cooperatives (RCCs) in the late 2000s, with particular emphasis on the costs of soft-budget constraints and bailouts ... More


The Subnational Hierarchy in Time: Institutional Changes (and Continuities)

Jae Ho Chung

in Centrifugal Empire: Central-Local Relations in China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231176200
eISBN:
9780231540681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176200.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Links China’s two-millennium experiences in searching for optimal institutional designs for effective local control with that of the People’s Republic, suggests that the Communist regime is by no ... More


New and established mayoralties: lessons for local governance in constructing new political institutions – the English and Polish cases

Colin Copus, Alasdair Blair, Katarzyna Szmigiel-Rawska, and Michael Dadd

in Directly Elected Mayors in Urban Governance: Impact and Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327011
eISBN:
9781447327035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327011.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Reforming local government is a policy tool of central government when faced with local, national and international pressures for change and this is no more so than in times of political, social and ... More


Federalism, Social Policy, and Reductions in Territorial Inequality in Contemporary Brazil

Marta Arretche

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The chapter provides evidence for the statement that federalism and reducing inequality among jurisdictions can go together, even if policy execution is decentralized, provided that interregional ... More


Land Resources and the Fuyuan Government’s Development Agendas

Yi Wu

in Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824846770
eISBN:
9780824872168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846770.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how the Fuyuan government and its newly established land management institutions control local land resources in the context of the decentralization of China’s fiscal system. ... More


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