In the 1990s, China was undergoing profound social transformations and moving somewhere beyond the previously known experiences of either traditional socialism or classical and present-day variations of capitalism. The author briefly examines the ambiguous post-Mao reform process and attempts to grasp the changes in their historical and international contexts. Alternatives and future possibilities might emerge from this preliminary analysis.
China — economy, China — politics, economic policy, socialism, market
Citation: Social Justice Vol. 23, Nos. 1-2 (1996): 262-274