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Published: 28 July 2016

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780190228552

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The Dictator's Dilemma

The Chinese Communist Party's Strategy for Survival

Bruce Dickson

  • Refutes the dominant narrative that democracy is inevitable in China
  • Employs analysis of original survey research to explain popular support for the communist regime
  • Explains the many tools the Communist Party uses to enhance its stability beyond repression

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