Introduction: Political Change, Contestation, and Pluralization in China Today Jessica Teets, Stanley Rosen, and Peter Hays Gries 1. Dilemmas of Party Adaptation: The CCP's Strategies for Survival Bruce Dickson 2. Legitimacy Crisis in China? Vivienne Shue 3. Society in the State: China's Nondemocratic Political Pluralization Andrew Mertha 4. Protest Leadership in Rural China Lianjiang Li and Kevin O'Brien 5. Tenuous Tolerance in China's Countryside Teresa Wright 6. Social Inequality under Reform and Opening Martin Whyte 7.Chinese Youth and State-Society Relations Stanley Rosen 8.Censorship and Surveillance in Chinese Cyberspace: Beyond the Great Firewall Patricia Thornton 9. The Politics of Art Repatriation: Nationalism, State Legitimation, and Beijing's Looted Zodiac Animal Heads Richard Kraus 10. Tibetans, Uygurs, and Multinational 'China': Han-Minority Relations and State Legitimation Colin Mackerras 11. A Question of Confidence: State Legitimacy and the New Urban Poor Dorothy Solinger 12. Recasting Labor Relations through Welfare Rights Mark Frazier
Peter Hays Gries is the Harold J. & Ruth Newman Chair and Director of the Institute for U.S.-China Issues at the University of Oklahoma, USA. His many publications include China's New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy and State and Society in 21st Century China: Crisis, Contention, and Legitimation. Stanley Rosen is the director or the East Asian Studies Center and a professor of political science at the University of Southern California, USA.