A middle class without democracy economic growth and the prospects for democratization in China

What kind of role can the middle class play in potential democratization in such an undemocratic, late developing country as China? To answer this profound political as well as theoretical question, Jie Chen explores attitudinal and behavioral orientation of China's new middle class to democrac...

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Main Author: Chen, Jie
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2013, 2013
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Summary:What kind of role can the middle class play in potential democratization in such an undemocratic, late developing country as China? To answer this profound political as well as theoretical question, Jie Chen explores attitudinal and behavioral orientation of China's new middle class to democracy based on a probability-sample survey and in-depth interviews of residents in the Chinese cities of Beijing, Chengdu, and Xi'an
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780199332663