China's Questionable Road To Democracy

October 2005
Emerging Markets Monitor;10/31/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 28, p7
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The article ponders on China's questionable road to democracy in 2005. Underscoring Beijing's awareness that there is a growing mood for political change, the Chinese Communist Party released its first white paper on the Building of Political Democracy. An elite-led transition would be the best case scenario for political change while an extended period under which the growing contradictions within the economy would be the worst case scenario for China.


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