ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Democracy with Chinese Characteristics

Matching public rhetoric by officials on the deepening of "democracy" in China, steps have been taken in the country to increase responsiveness, decentralise power and ensure greater access to information and decision-making processes. Yet, these fall short of overall aims of democratisation, defined in a manner which is distinct from western notions of political democracy.

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