|1.||An Pyong-jun. Chinese politics and the Cultural Revolution: dynamics of policy process. Seattle: University of Washington Press. 1976. 392 p. Traces the origins of the Cultural Revolution dealing with the eight-year period between 1958 to 1966, and also outlines the process of making and implementing the revolution between 1965 and 1966.|
|2.|| Barnouin Barbara and
Yu Changgen. Ten years of turbulence: the
Chinese cultural revolution. London; New York; K. Paul International; New York: Distributed by Routledge, Chapman & Hall Inc., 1993. 369 p.|
An analysis of the process of the Cultural Revolution. Examines major events in the ten years of turbulence, from the "5.16 Circular" and the fall of Liu Shaoqi to the Lin Biao Affair and the elimination of the Gang of Four. Emphasizes the role of Mao Zedong in launching and leading the Cultural Revolution.
|3.|| Bennett Gordon A. Yundong: mass campaigns in Chinese communist
leadership. Berkeley: Center for Chinese Studies, University of
California, 1976. 133 p.|
This study reaches three broad conclusions about the role and importance of mass campaigns: provide citizens with an effective vehicle for political participation; contribute more to economic growth than take away; continue to thrive in Chinese politics following the leadership succession to Mao Zedong and his generation of revolutionary, cadres.
|4.||Blecher Marc J. China: politics, economics and society: iconoclasm and innovation in a revolutionary socialist country. Boulder, CO: Rienner, 1986. 232 p.|