“The new (old) normal”

The CCP propaganda system under Jiang, Hu, and Xi

Authored by: Anne-Marie Brady

Routledge Handbook of the Chinese Communist Party

Print publication date:  August  2017
Online publication date:  August  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138684430
eBook ISBN: 9781315543918
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315543918.ch11

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Abstract

Ever since Xi Jinping became General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in 2012, the CCP government has tightened social, political, and economic controls in China and put renewed emphasis on CCP ideology. This chapter discusses the continuity between Xi’s policies and those established by his predecessors Jiang Zemin (1989–2002) and Hu Jintao (2002–2012), the extent to which Xi’s initiatives are a new direction, and what they tell us about the CCP’s current hold on power.

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