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China's Uncertain Future
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China's Uncertain Future

Jean-Luc Domenach

Abstract

This book examines China's place in the world and looks at a range of crucial issues now facing the country, such as the growth (or deterioration) of its economy, the government's ever-delayed democratization, the potential outcomes of a national political crisis, and the possible escalation of a revamped authoritarianism. The book draws on a wealth of archival and contemporary materials and ultimately reads China's current progress as a set of easy accomplishments presaging a more difficult era of development. It sets out the difficult decisions now confronting China's elite, who are under tr ... More

Keywords: China, revamped authoritarianism, political system, popular participation, national identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231152259
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231152259.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jean-Luc Domenach, author