Richard Baum


Professor Emeritus, Political Science

Department: Political Science
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1487

Keywords: China, Asia, Politics


Ph.D. 1970, University of California, Berkeley, Political Science
M.A. 1963, University of California, Berkeley, Political Science
A.B. 1962, UCLA, Political Science


The domestic political consequences of China's increasing global interdependence, and the prospects for war and peace in the Taiwan Strait.


Ssu-Ching: The Socialist Education Movement of 1962-66 (with Frederick C. Teiwes) (U.C. Berkeley, Center for Chinese Studies, 1968)

China in Ferment: Perspectives on the Cultural Revolution (Prentice-Hall, 1972)

Prelude to Revolution: Mao, the Party, and the Peasant Question, 1962-1966 (Columbia University Press, 1975)

China's Four Modernizations: The New Technological Revolution (Westview Press, 1980)

Reform and Reaction in Post-Mao China: The Road to Tiananmen (Routledge, 1991)

Burying Mao: Chinese Politics in the Age of Deng Xiaoping (Princeton University Press, 1996)

China Watcher: Confessions of a Peking Tom (University of Washington Press, 2010)