Capitalists in Communist China by Keming Yang

By Keming Yang

Due to the fact that 1949, chinese language capitalists have skilled a few dramatic shifts of their political and financial existence. Keming Yang examines what such adjustments let us know approximately China's present political scenario and destiny political improvement, applying either historic and present interdisciplinary proof.

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The surveys were organized and administered by a team of researchers affiliated with some resourceful institutions in China, including The Institute of Sociology at The Academy of Social Sciences, State Administration for Industry and Commerce (guo jia gong shang zong jiu), All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (quan guo gong shang lian), and the CCP’s The Department of United Front (tong zhan bu). 10 All samples were drawn by following a multi-stage quota sampling procedure, starting from the provincial level to counties or equivalent levels.

For most of the time, these parties were confined to a small number of active and high-profile members. Their influence came from their personal statuses, their personal connections with leaders of the two major political parties, and their views published in the public media, but not from their representation of the capitalists as a class. When the civil war was approaching its end, some prominent figures of these capitalist parties had already became ‘friends’ of the Communists, while the vast majority of the capitalists had no clue of what was happening.

To take the first option, the benefit would be to gain leniency from the authority, but the potential cost would be that you might lose most of your ‘unlawful assets’ and it would be a very humiliating experience. To take the second option, the potential benefit would be a slim chance that you might get away with it, but this would be a very risky choice because if you were found out you would be severely punished. What the Communist authorities would do was make the capitalists go for option one rather than option two.

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