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Title:
A Poverty of riches : new challenges and opportunities in PLA reresearch
Author:
Mulvenon, James C., 1970-
Publication Information:
Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xiv, 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
"Product of a conference, jointly sponsored by the Rand Center for Asia-Pacific Policy (CAPP) and the Taiwan-based Chinese Council of Advanced Policy Studies (CAPS) ... held in Washington, D.C. from 22-24, ... 2001."

"Rand National Security Research Division."

"CF-189-NSRD"--p. 4 of cover.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
1650 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780833034694
Format :
Book

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Presents papers from a conference that evaluated new methodologies and trends in research on the Chinese PeopleOs Liberation Army. The conference brought together many of the world's top experts to evaluate new methodologies and trends in research on the Chinese PeopleOs Liberation Army (PLA).


Table of Contents

Prefacep. iii
Tablesp. ix
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Glossary, List of Symbols, Etcp. xiii
1 Professional Military Education in the Chinese People's Liberation Army: a Preliminary Assessment of Problems and Prospectsp. 1
Appendix: Chinese Military Academies (as of Fall 2000)p. 22
2 The Chinese Space Program: a 21st Century "fleet in Being"?p. 25
3 The Revolution in Research Affairs: Online Sources and the Study of the Plap. 49
4 Undressing the Dragon: Researching the Pla Through Open Source Exploitationp. 119
5 The Meaning of Martial Law for the Pla and Internal Security in China After Dengp. 169
6 Chinese C4i Modernization: an Experiment in Open-Source Analysisp. 193