A collection of essays split into 4 sections that cover methodology, ideology, Part and Politics and Foreign Affairs. Published in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.

part One|114 pages


part Two|55 pages


chapter 4|10 pages

Giving Marxism a Lease on Life in China

ByJames C. Hsiung

chapter 6|17 pages

Whither Mainland China: On the Theoretical Study Campaign

ByAn-chia Wu

part Three|102 pages

Party and Politics

chapter 8|25 pages

Chinese Politics: The Bargaining Treadmill

ByDavid M. Lampton

chapter 10|13 pages

The Uncertain Future of Hong Kong

ByLowell Dittmer

chapter 11|12 pages

“One Country, Two Systems”: Theory and Practice

ByHsing Kuo-ch’iang

part Four|139 pages

Foreign Affairs

chapter 13|14 pages

The Impact of the Changing Sino-Soviet Relationship on Indochina

ByKing C. Chen

chapter 14|11 pages

China as an Asian-Pacific Power

ByThomas W. Robinson

chapter 15|6 pages

Recent Trends in Sino-Soviet Relations and the Strategic Triangle

ByDonald S. Zagoria

chapter 16|12 pages

Teng Hsiao-ping’s Management of the Superpowers

ByHarold C. Hinton

chapter 19|16 pages

Present and Future Sino-Japanese Relations, 1986–1990

ByDonald W. Klein

chapter 21|19 pages

Beijing’s Latin American Policy: An Exercise in Pragmatism

ByYu San Wang