Allies of the State
is a finely-tuned laser of a book. With a rigorous yet elegant research design deployed with great dexterity, the argument unfolds in tantalizing layers, as Chen and Dickson get us closer than ever to understanding the political attitudes and behavior of China's private entrepreneurs. (Scott Kennedy, author of The Business of Lobbying in China
About the Author
Jie Chen is William Borah Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies at the University of Idaho.
Bruce Dickson is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University.