The China dream : between personal aspiration and state authoritarianism?
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
China's intransigence towards Hong Kong's democracy demands reflects a bigger problem of managing expectations of a more assertive public that makes increasingly stronger demands of the governments. President Xi Jinping's exhortation for the pursuit of the Chinese Dream may haunt Beijing if the CCP is unable to make good on its promises to deliver materially.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 202-14
Nanyang Technological University