China Tomorrow: Democracy or Dictatorship 


China Tomorrow: Democracy or Dictatorship


Influenced by China’s traditional culture and even more so by the Chinese Communist Party’s Soviet ideology, institutions, and modus operandi, most Chinese citizens today are not pushing for democracy, choosing security, stability, and prosperity over political freedoms and participation. Political science Professor Jean-Pierre Cabestan of Hong Kong Baptist University made a compelling case in this presentation for the continuing strength of China’s one-party system.


A podcast version of this event is available through the East Asia Now Podcast.