Civil Law and ‘Civil Society’ under a ‘Socialist Rule of Law’?
Prior to the Tiananmen Square event, there was increasing speculation in the Western media as to emerging ‘civil society’ in the PRC. On the other hand, within China itself, there was a growing awareness of society’s changing structure of interests (liyi jie gou), as well as related emphases on the rule of law and the civil law’s response to the unfolding dimensions of commodity production in the new era of the primary stage of socialism.
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