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Governance: the challenges

Howell, Jude (2005) Governance: the challenges. In: de Burgh, Hugo, (ed.) China and Britain: the Potential Impact of China’s Development. The Smith Institute, London, UK, pp. 96-107. ISBN 1902488938

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A very large number of reforms have improved the quality of administration, but accountability remains a problem and it is difficult to see how, as long as the Chinese Communist Party wields as much power as it does, further political reform is possible. Nevertheless, as society changes, expectations will grow and new institutions be needed to fill the vacuum left by the dilution of totalitarian government, so that the boundaries of authority will increasingly be contested.

Item Type: Book Section
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Additional Information: © 2005 The Smith Institute
Divisions: Social Policy
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2009 13:32
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2021 00:29

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