Harry Harding is a specialist on Asia whose major publications include Organizing China: The Problem of Bureaucracy, 1949-1966; A Fragile Relationship: The United States and China Since 1972, and The India-China Relationship: What the United States Needs to Know. He is also the author of the chapter on the Cultural Revolution in the Cambridge History of China. Presently a University Professor and Professor of Public Policy at the University of Virginia, Harding served as the founding Dean of the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy between 2009 and 2014. Before joining the Batten School, he held appointments at Stanford University and the Brookings Institution and was Dean of the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University from 1995 to 2005 and Director of Research and Analysis at Eurasia Group from 2005 to 2007.

Last Updated: October 17, 2014

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10.17.14

Rule of Law—Why Now?

Ira Belkin, Donald Clarke & more
In a recent essay, “How China’s Leaders Will Rule on the Law,” Carl Minzner looks at the question of why China’s leaders have announced they will emphasize rule of law at the upcoming Chinese Communist Party plenum slated to take place in Beijing...