Cheng Li

Cheng Li is professor of government at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. His new book, China’s Leaders: The New Generation (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001) discusses these issues in more detail.

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Demystifying China’s New Leaders

Once again China is in the midst of political succession. A new generation of Chinese leaders, known as the “fourth generation,” is poised to take the helm of power in the country. What do we know about these leaders?