social stability

China’s Turn Against Law

At Human Rights Watch, Carl Minzner charts how the judicial reforms of the 1980s and 90s stalled...

“China Needs Justice, Not Equality”

At Foreign Affairs, Martin King Whyte writes that despite growing alarm about economic inequality in China, satisfaction with and optimism about personal gains have defused much of its political volatility. A greater threat to...

Yu Jianrong: Reassessing China’s ‘Rigid Stability’

In an essay translated by Jason Todd, professor Yu Jianrong argues that China’s fixation on “stability at all costs” is misguided and unsustainable. He advocates the cultivation of a resilient and dynamic...

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