Making China Strong

The Role of Nationalism in Chinese Thinking on Democracy and Human Rights

  • Robert Weatherley

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Robert Weatherley argues that Chinese perceptions of democracy and human rights have been heavily influenced by the pressing issue of how to make China strong in the face of a perceived threat posed by foreign imperialism, be it military imperialism during the previous two centuries and cultural imperialism in more recent decades.


democracy human rights nationalism

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  • Robert Weatherley
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern StudiesUniversity of CambridgeUK

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