The Gramscian Approach to the Chinese State

  • Elaine Sio-ieng HuiEmail author
Part of the Series in Asian Labor and Welfare Policies book series (Series in Asian Labor and Welfare Policies)


This chapter elucidates the author’s theoretical approach to the Chinese party-state, which integrates Gramsci and Poulantzas’s theories. In addition, this chapter summarizes how the notion of hegemony has been used, although ambiguously, by scholars in the field of China Studies. Subsequently, it explicates how the author understands hegemony and the party-state in the Chinese context.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Labor and Employment RelationsPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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