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Die chinesische Regierung ist zu einem der wichtigsten Akteure in der internationalen Politik aufgestiegen. Ohne eine sorgfältige Analyse des politischen Systems ist ein fundiertes Verständnis des Aufstiegs der Volksrepublik China nicht möglich. Welchen Anteil haben politisches System und Staatstätigkeit an der wirtschaftlichen Transformation Chinas? Welche Konsequenzen haben wirtschaftliche Modernisierung und weltwirtschaftliche Integration für das politische System? Ist Chinas politisches System fähig, sich veränderten ökonomischen, technologischen, gesellschaftlichen und internationalen Bedingungen anzupassen?

Dieses Buch soll zu einem differenzierten Verständnis der Voraussetzungen, Potenziale und Risiken der politischen Entwicklung in China beitragen. Es basiert auf einer umfassenden Auswertung chinesischer Quellen und auf dem neuesten Stand der internationalen Chinaforschung. Das Buch ist jetzt auch in englischer Übersetzung beim Verlag Rowman & Littlefield Publishers erschienen.

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Updates zu "Das politische System der Volksrepublik China"

Hier finden Sie Aktualisierungen der einzelnen Kapitel bis Mai 2018. Über einen Suchbegriff oder nach den Kapiteln des Buches, können sie die englische Ausgabe, China's Political System, nach Updates durchsuchen.

2.3.4 Central working organs and Leading Small Groups

A new Central Audit Commission (中央审计委员会)

This completely new commission will be set up in the CCP Central Commission and head the examination of annual executions of central government’s budget and other financial expenditure as well as inspection of accounts of main reform programs. Its office will be incorporated into the restructured National Audit Office which now takes over duties of financial inspection and control previously carried out by the NDRC, the Ministry of Finance and the SASAC. In the past years, the National Audit Office played a powerful but silent role in anti-corruption crackdown (see update 2.4).

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A new Central Leading Small Group for Education Work (中央教育工作领导小组)

The newly formed Leading Small Group (LSG) will deal with policy design in respect of strengthening the party leadership as well as thoughts and ideological work in the education area. Furthermore, it monitors the national development strategy, medium- and long-term plans, principal policies and reform programs in term of education. Finally, the LSG should coordinate and solve main problems in the education area. Its secretariat is integrated in the Ministry of Education. Since 2012, the CCP has been calling for teachers and students to engage with Marxist theories and stick to party line.

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A new research institution

The three former research offices – the Party History Research Office, the Party Documents Research Office and the Central Compilation and Translation Bureau, directly under the CCP CC, were integrated to the newly installed Central Institute for Party History and Literature Research (中央党史和文献研究院). The new Institute is tasked with research on Marxist Theories, Xi Jinping’s Thoughts and party history etc. as well as publications of party and state documents and writings of party leaders.

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Institutional dismantling at Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission

Unlike the above-mentioned party bodies, the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission must give up two former bodies which were responsible for dealing with social tensions and unrest, they are the Commission for Comprehensive Governance of Social Management and its office,  the Leading Small Group for Maintaining Social Stability and its office; Further, the duties of Leading Small Group for Preventing and Handling Cult Issues and its office will be transferred partly to the Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission and partly to the Ministry of Public Security.

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CCP released a plan on institutional restructuring of party headquarters and state organs

The plan is based on a decision taken by the CCP Central Committee’s third plenum on March 28. However, the plan was released one day after the end of the two-week long NPC on March 21, which approved only the part of restructuring of State Council. The restructuring plan contains 8 parts and 60 items, which 21 bodies of party headquarters (see following table) and 34 bodies of State Council are affected (see update 2.4). Further, the plan also includes changes on NPC, CPPCC, mass organizations and local authorities. According to the plan, central government should finish its reshuffle by the end of 2018, while the local governments adapt their institutions by March 2019.

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internal structure at the party headquarters

New leadership structure of maritime rights and interests protection

The former Central Leading Small Group for the Protection of Maritime Rights and Interests is removed; its responsibilities are integrated in the renamed Central Foreign Affairs Commission, while its office is located directly under the office of Central Foreign Affairs Commission. Further, the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) is also divided up, its tasks in term of protection of ocean environment are taken over by the Ministry of Ecological Environment, while its tasks in term of Management of Nature reserve, Geoparks and similar come under the newly established State Forestry and Grassland Administration (see update 2.4). Finally, the administration of coast guards is transferred from SOA to the People’s Armed Police during ongoing restructuring of State Council.

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A newly formed Work Committee of Party Headquarters and State Organs (中央和国家机关工作委员会)

The new committee unites what used to be two separate committees - one for the party branch in Party Headquarters and one for the party branch in the State Council. The new committee is tasked with similar responsibilities as its predecessors, who manage, train and monitor the party members within the party headquarter and State Council. In the past, the two separate committees were headed by directors of General Offices of CCP CC and State Council, now the General Office director of CCP CC, Ding Xuexiang, chairs the new combined committee.

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A new Central Commission for Comprehensive “Rule the Country by Law” (中央全面依法治国委员会)

The newly launched commission based in the CCP Central Committee is responsible for policy design on the top-level in respect of law-based governing as well as coordinating and monitoring its implementation. In addition, the commission should advance “scientific legislation”, rigorous enforcement, fair justiciary and compliance in society in a coordinated manner. Its office will be set up at the Ministry of Justice which will play an enhanced role of law-making after current restructuring (see update 2.4). However, it is not yet announced who will head this new commission.

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6.7 Public budgets: The role of local-government financing platforms

State owned financial institutions can only lend to local governments through the purchase of bonds

Previously state banks often extended bank loans to local governments. This practice is now to end.

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2.4.1 The State Council and its inner cabinet

New composition of outer cabinet

According to the restructuring program approved by the NPC on March 17, the new outer cabinet of the State Council consists of 26 ministries (see following table). The seven new ministries emerge through integrating similar functions previously scattered among different ministries, while the three restructured ministries extend their power by taking over duties from other bodies. Furthermore, ten new agencies subordinate to the state council, ministries and commissions will be set up (see table). With such restructuring the new State Council seeks to eliminate overlapping responsibilities among government agencies and creating a more effective regulatory architecture, which focus on economic adjustment, market regulation, social management, public service and environmental protection.

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Changes of the State Council after the National People’s Congress 2018

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