July 18, 2013
Young Chinese People May Just Not Be That Into Western-Style Democracy

Chinese economic surveys and data are everywhere. Their quarterly or annual release regularly generate excitement, fretting, and plenty of interpretation. And this last round was no exception, leading the Wall Street Journal to wryly quip that China’s second quarter data release was “As eagerly awaited as the first sight of Kim Kardashian’s baby, but probably less attractive…”

Far fewer surveys and data are available on Chinese politics, however, or at least in the English-speaking world. Although such studies tend to be rather obscure, they do exist, and even explore seemingly “third rail” subjects like democracy and political governance.
Read more. [Image: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters]

Young Chinese People May Just Not Be That Into Western-Style Democracy

Chinese economic surveys and data are everywhere. Their quarterly or annual release regularly generate excitement, fretting, and plenty of interpretation. And this last round was no exception, leading the Wall Street Journal to wryly quip that China’s second quarter data release was “As eagerly awaited as the first sight of Kim Kardashian’s baby, but probably less attractive…”

Far fewer surveys and data are available on Chinese politics, however, or at least in the English-speaking world. Although such studies tend to be rather obscure, they do exist, and even explore seemingly “third rail” subjects like democracy and political governance.

Read more. [Image: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters]

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