The Tiananmen Incident and the Pro-Democracy Movement in Hong Kong
While refusing to allow any erosion of the Communist Party’s monopoly of political power, the Chinese leadership has proven very skilful in meeting emerging challenges in the era of economic reform and opening to the outside world since the Tiananmen Incident. Retaining its belief that economic growth remains the key to Hong Kong’s social and political stability, the Chinese government preserves the united front framework in its Hong Kong policy, with no intention of introducing genuine democracy.
Joseph Cheng, « The Tiananmen Incident and the Pro-Democracy Movement in Hong Kong », China Perspectives [Online], 2009/2 | 2009, Online since 01 June 2011, connection on 25 March 2017. URL : http://chinaperspectives.revues.org/4811Top of page
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