China: Back to Authoritarianism
Xi Jinping, who is about to be granted an unprecedented third term as China’s leader, has turned out to be an ambitious strongman who has remade the political system and expanded his own power.
Coalitions of the Weak: Elite Politics in China from Mao’s Stratagem to the Rise of Xi
by Victor C. Shih
Prestige, Manipulation, and Coercion: Elite Power Struggles in the Soviet Union and China After Stalin and Mao
by Joseph Torigian
October 20, 2022 issue