In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters
In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters

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Why China must complete the transition to political democracy for the sake of Communist Party legitimacy – philosopher’s new book

  • In Democracy in China, author Jiwei Ci says the foundations are laid for political change, but it will only take shape after President Xi Jinping’s reign ends
  • He argues China can complete a process that’s already under way – ‘a transformation with only the last, political steps left to be taken’

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In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters
In his book Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Jiwei Ci argues the Communist Party will usher in political democracy, but only after Chinese President Xi Jinping has left office. Photo: Reuters
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