Main Areas and Key Issues of China’s Cultural Soft Power Research

  • Guozuo ZhangEmail author
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


A core value system and its specific core values are the soul of a nation, the essence of its culture, and point to the direction for a country to advance. The major content of China’s “core socialist value system” includes: guiding ideology of Marxism, the common ideal of socialism with Chinese characteristics, the national spirit of China with patriotism as the core, the spirit of the times of reform and innovation, and the socialist concept of honor. “Core socialist values,” an expression of the core socialist value system, advocate prosperity, democracy, civility, harmony, freedom, equality, justice, the rule of law, patriotism, dedication, integrity, and kindness.


Soft Power Cultural Industry Minority Ethnic Group Traditional Chinese Culture Chinese Characteristic 
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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.China Center for Cultural Soft Power ResearchChangsha, HunanChina

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