Professor of Politics
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Field of Specialty
Comparative politics. East Asian Politics. Modern and Contemporary Chinese Politics. Contentious Politics. Comparative revolutions. Comparative democratic movements.
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Thaxton,Ralph. Salt of the Earth: The Political Origins of Peasant Protest and Communist Revolution in China. University of California Press, 1997.
Thaxton,Ralph. China Turned Rightside Up: Revolutionary Legitimacy in the Peasant World. Yale University Press, 1983.
|POL||128a||The Politics of Revolution: State Violence and Popular Insurgency in the Third World|
|POL||147a||The Government and Politics of China|
|POL||148a||Seminar: Contemporary Chinese Politics|
|POL||167a||United States and China in World Politics|
|POL||179a||China's Global Rise: The Challenge to Democratic Order|