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The Discursive Turn: deliberative governance in China's urbanized villages

Tang, Beibei


This article examines local governance and citizen participation in China through unstructured public deliberation. Case studies from two urbanized villages show that unstructured, informal public deliberation potentially leads to more autonomy and diverse channels for pursuing citizens' appeals at the local level, along with increased consideration given by local government to grassroots requests relating to practical governance matters. Although taking place outside formal political...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Contemporary China
DOI: 10.1080/10670564.2014.918414


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