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Edward Friedman, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Edward Friedman spoke at the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “The Future of U.S.-China Relations.” His presentation was entitled "Waiting for Democracy,- and Waiting and Waiting."
March 27, 2007

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Edward Friedman is Hawkins Chair Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin. His teaching and research interests include international political economy, democratization, Chinese politics, revolution, and the comparative study of transitions in Leninist States. His most recent books are Asia's Giants: Comparing China and India, co-edited with Gilley (Palgrave Macmillan, 2005), China's Rise, Taiwan's Dilemmas and International Peace (Routledge, 2005), Revolution, Resistance, and Reform in Village China, co-authored with Pickowicz & Selden (Yale, 2005), What if China doesn't democratize? Implications for war and peace (East Gate Book, 2001), National Identity and Democratic Prospects in Socialist China (M.E. Sharpe, 1995), and The Politics of Democratization: Generalizing the East Asian Experience (Westview,1994).



Friedman recently testified at the US – China Economic and Security Review Commission “Hearing on the U.S.-China Relationship: Economics and Security in Perspective” Feb 1-2, 2007. Click here for his testimony.

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