ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Assessing China's Reforms

Contrary to much conventional opinion, the "reforms" in China have not contributed to an improvement in people's well-being. What the reforms have targeted is China's democratic tradition. The criterion for appraising China's reforms should be: Is economic development in the country contributing to democracy and equality in Chinese society?

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