The Neoliberal State and Risk Society: The Chinese State and the Middle Class

Telos: Critical Theory of the Contemporary 2010 (151):105-128 (2010)
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How do we theorize the Chinese state, a state both transforming itself rapidly through economic rationalism and yet standing firmly through governmental authoritarianism? Where and how is the figure of the middle class situated in this Chinese state? How does a critical understanding of the Chinese situation offer insights into problems of risks associated with the middle class in the current global economic crisis/recession? To address these questions, I look at both the politics of the Chinese state and its transformative relations to the people, the subject of the Chinese nation. More specifically, I examine the evolving relationship between theā€¦



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