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“Contemporary World’s Classics: Political Science Series,” published by Renmin University Press

Series Editor:  Shiping Hua, The University of Louisville, The United States of America

Associate Editor: Wu Yong, Yanshan University

Associate Editor:  Ouyang Jinggen, Hebei Provincial Party School 

Associate Editor: Guo Xiaoming, Renmin University Press


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The following have either been published or translated and to be published soon:  

  1. “Modern Political Analysis,” by Robert Dahl  
  2. "Great Transformations: Economic Ideas and Institutional Change in the Twentieth Century," by Mark Blyth. 
  3. "Just Institutions matter: The Moral and Political Logic of the Universal Welfare State," by Bo Rothstein. 
  4. "The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century," by Samuel P. Huntington. 
  5. "The Rise of European Liberalism," by Harold Laski. 
  6. "Containing Nationalism," by Michael Hechter.       
  7. “The State of Democratic Theory,” by Ian Shapiro.       
  8. "Capitalism and Social Democracy," by Adam Przerworski. 
  9. “Making Democracy Work,” by Robert D. Putnam. 
  10. “The Breakdown of Democratic Regimes,” Juan J. Linz, 
  11. “Bound to Lead: The Changing Nature of American Power,” Joseph S. Nye 
  12. “Interest Group Society,” by Jeffrey M. Berry, 
  13. “Politics and Markets: The World’s Political Economic Systems,” Charles Edward Lindblom
  14. “Welfare State Transformations: Comparative Perspectives,” by Martin Seeleib-Kaiser, 
  15. “On Global Order: Power, Values, and the Constitution on International Society,” by Andrew Hurrell 
  16. "How Democratic Is the American Constitution?” by Robert Dahl
  17. “On Democracy,” by Robert Dahl
  18. “Democracy and Its Critics” by Robert Dahl
  19. "The Political Theory of a Compound Republic : Designing the American Experiment," by Vincent Ostrom
  20. "The Nation-State and Violence," byAnthony Giddens 
  21. "Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age," by Anthony Giddens
  22. "The Constitution of Society," by Anthony Giddens

    Editorial Board: 

    Cong Riyun, Chinese University of Political Science and Law
    Fang Ning, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
    Hu Wei, Shanghai Jiaotong University
    Jia Qingguo, Peking University 
    Jin Canrong, Renmin University
    Jing Yuejin, Tsinghua University 
    Li Qiang, Peking University 
    Lin Gang, Shanghai Jiaotong University
    Lin Shangli, Fudan University   
    Liu Dexi, Central Party School 
    Ren Jiantao, Renmin University  
    Wang Puju, Peking University
    Yan Jirong, Peking University
    Yang Guangbin, Renmin University 
    Yang Long, Nankai University
    Ye Zicheng, Peking University
    Zhang Xiaojin, Tsinghua University   
    Zhou Guanghui, Jilin University  
    Zhu Guanglei, Nankai University  
    William A. Callahan, University of Manchester  
    Lowell Dittmer, University of California, Berkeley  
    Michael Fowler, University of Louisville
    Peter Moody, University of Notre Dame 
    Lynn T. White, Princeton University 
    Brantly Womack,  University of Virginia   
    Quansheng Zhao,   American University 


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