China's coercive system still shows a capacity to suppress individuals deemed threatening to the state. Beneath the surface, this system is facing unprecedented challenges to central control, effectiveness, and discipline, all of which could produce a growing crisis of governability for Beijing.
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Research Article| September 01 2001
Cracks in the Wall: China's Eroding Coercive State
Current History (2001) 100 (647): 243–249.
Murray Scot Tanner; Cracks in the Wall: China's Eroding Coercive State. Current History 1 September 2001; 100 (647): 243–249. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2001.100.647.243
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