China's fraught succession

25 September 2012

The Guardian has published an opinion piece "China's fraught succession" by Professor Kerry Brown, the Executive Director of China Studies Centre on 24 September 2012.

Although the Hu-Wen period leaves immense growth to the successors, it comes with s number of problems-greater inequality, environmental and energy supply problems. As he states " For Hu and Wen, China had to grow rich and strong. For the next generation, Chinese society must grow more balanced, more just and more predictable. Achieving that will be a hard task, especially if it also involves maintaining the Communist party's utterly unique place in society."


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