Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

China leaders oppose 'universal values,' but it may not matter

July 7, 2015 CNBC

Ed Steinfeld, professor of political science and the dean's chair in China studies, comments on predictions of a "clash of civilizations" between China and the West. "Clearly, there is a strong voice in the Chinese state today that celebrates authoritarianism," said Steinfeld. But he said China's future including democracy and personal liberty is "quite open-ended."

"China leaders oppose 'universal values,' but it may not matter" - CNBC