“Its Not The Economy, Stupid!” What Wealth Can’t Explain About Chinese Politics

“Shanghai Celebrates the New Republic,” from Dongfang Magazine, vol 8, no. 12 (1911) Image Source: Wikimedia  Political scientist Jay Ulfelder has an interesting piece up at Dart Throwing Chimp that questions the  importance of ‘legitimacy,’ a concept social scientists have long used to explain the rise and fall of governments and political regimes. This is […]

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