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Gilley, Bruce 1966-

Overview
Works: 64 works in 186 publications in 4 languages and 8,317 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: DS779.29.C477, 320.951
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Most widely held works by Bruce Gilley
Tiger on the brink : Jiang Zemin and China's new elite by Bruce Gilley( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tiger on the Brink is the first full-length study of the rise to power of Jiang Zemin - now the central figure in China's new "third generation" leadership - from his beginnings as the adopted son of a revolutionary martyr and his days as a student in the underground Communist movement in Shanghai to his sudden elevation as Deng Xiaoping's successor in the wake of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and his confirmation as senior leader after Deng's death. Though many dismissed Jiang as an interim figurehead after Tiananmen, in fact he played a crucial role in bringing China back from the brink of social collapse. Gilley shows how Jiang shared both the concerns of the last of the Party elders, including their idealistic views of Chinese socialism, as well as the outlook of the younger generation of reformers who have helped China to achieve its astounding economic growth in recent years
China's new rulers : the secret files by Andrew J Nathan( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on confidential Chinese Communist Party files, offers an inside look at the leading political issues under debate and the new group of "Fourth Generation" leaders to take office following the party's 16th Congress in November, 2002
China's democratic future : how it will happen and where it will lead by Bruce Gilley( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher's description: The end of communist rule in China will be one of the most momentous events of the twenty-first century, sounding the death knell for the Marxist-Leninist experiment and changing the lives of a fifth of humanity. This book provides a likely blow-by-blow account of how the Chinese Communist Party will be removed from power and how a new democracy will be born. In more than half a century of rule, the Chinese Communist Party has turned a poor and benighted China into a moderately well-off and increasingly influential nation. Yet the Party has failed to keep pace with change since stepping aside from daily life in the late-1970s. After nearly a hundred years of frustrating attempts to create a workable political system following the overthrow of the last dynasty, the prospects for democracy in China are better than ever, according to Bruce Gilley. Gilley predicts an elite-led transformation rather than a popular-led overthrow. He profiles the key actors and looks at the response of excluded elites, such as the military, as well as interested parties such as Taiwan and Tibet. He explains how democracy in China will be very "Chinese," even as it will also embody fundamental universal liberal features. He deals with competing interests-regional, sectoral, and class-of China's economy and society under democracy, addressing the pressing concerns of world business. Finally he considers the implications for Asia as well as for the United States
Model rebels : the rise and fall of China's richest village by Bruce Gilley( Book )

12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A growing campaign of political resistance led to increasing tensions between the villagers and the Chinese state, and eventually, in an event that made headlines around the world, an armed confrontation between the village and higher authorities backed by paramilitary police brought Yu Zuomin and his village crashing down."--Jacket
The right to rule : how states win and lose legitimacy by Bruce Gilley( Book )

10 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Through a remarkable fusion of empirical research and theory, [author] makes clear the link between political consent and political rule. Fixing a definition of legitimacy that is both general and particular, he is able to study the role of legitimacy as it has been maintained and lost in a diverse selection of societies. He begins by detailing the origins of state legitimacy and the methods governments have used to wield it best. He then considers the habits of less successful states, exploring how the process works across different styles of government."--Jacket
Asia's giants : comparing China and India( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this book contributors reconsider the conventional wisdom that argues that the comparative performance of China has been superior to that of India, bringing together new paradigms for evaluating the two countries in terms of economics, social policy, politics, and diplomacy. The essays show that if not outright wrong, conventional wisdom has proven to be overly simplified. The book looks forward to the potential obstacles to the modernization drives in the two countries, speculating on how the comparison will look decades from now."--Jacket
Political change in China : comparisons with Taiwan( Book )

7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nature of Asian politics by Bruce Gilley( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Nature of Asian Politics is a broad and thematic treatment of the fundamental factors that characterize politics in the fourteen key countries of Southeast and Northeast Asia. Bruce Gilley begins with an overview of state-society relations, then moves on to the fundamental questions of development and democracy, and finally shifts to an exploration of governance and public policy in the region. This book proposes an Asian governance model that is useful for understanding politics from Japan to Indonesia. By reviving an earlier paradigm known as oriental despotism and applying it to political theories on the Asian region, this book is likely to attract wide debate among students of Asian politics and among Western policy makers seeking to engage the region"--
Middle powers and the rise of China by Bruce Gilley( Book )

11 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 Turkey and China in the Post-Cold War World: Great Expectations11 Brazil's Rise as a Middle Power: The Chinese Contribution; 12 Conclusion: Seeing beyond Hegemony; List of Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z
Jiang Zemin zhuan by Bruce Gilley( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Chinese and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth generation : inside China's new leadership( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los nuevos dirigentes de China by Andrew J Nathan( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of legitimacy in post-revolutionary China : bringing ideology and governance back in by Heike Holbig( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary politics of China reflect an ongoing effort by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to claim the right to rule in light of the consequences of economic development, international pressures, and historical change. China stands out within the Asian region for the success the regime has achieved in this effort. By focusing on the changes in China's elite discourse during the reform period and particularly during the last decade, this paper aims to elaborate on the relative importance of various sources of legitimacy as they shift over time, as well as on their inherent dilemmas and limitations. There is evidence of an agile, responsive, and creative party effort to relegitimate the postrevolutionary regime through economic performance, nationalism, ideology, culture, governance, and democracy. At the same time, the paper identifies a clear shift in emphasis from an earlier economic-nationalistic approach to a more ideological-institutional approach. -- regime legitimacy ; China ; Chinese Communist Party ; performance ; nationalism ; ideology ; culturalism ; governance ; democracy
China's democratic future : the coming great leap to freedom by Bruce Gilley( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nature of Asian Politics by Bruce Gilley( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

States and legitimacy : the politics of moral authority by Bruce Gilley( )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth in Malaysia since 1965 by Bruce Gilley( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Taiwan's Democratic Transition : a Model for China? by Bruce Gilley( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Power play in Hainan : U.S.-China relations by Bruce Gilley( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

No questions asked : Cambodia becomes a hub for illegal migrants by Bruce Gilley( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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China's new rulers : the secret filesChina's democratic future : how it will happen and where it will leadModel rebels : the rise and fall of China's richest villageThe right to rule : how states win and lose legitimacyAsia's giants : comparing China and IndiaPolitical change in China : comparisons with TaiwanThe fourth generation : inside China's new leadershipChina's democratic future : the coming great leap to freedom