For China, the year 2012 was politically significant with a once-a-decade power transfer taking place. However, the year was full of political scandals and rumors. From the top elite circles to the grassroots, Chinese feel increasingly anxious and frustrated. This paper examines what has gone wrong with China’s elite politics, and how Chinese social groups have responded.
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Research Article| February 01 2013
China in 2012: Troubled Elite, Frustrated Society
Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 162–175.
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Yongnian Zheng; China in 2012: Troubled Elite, Frustrated Society. Asian Survey 1 February 2013; 53 (1): 162–175. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.1.162
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