Chinese Citizen Satisfaction with Government Performance during COVID-19

  title={Chinese Citizen Satisfaction with Government Performance during COVID-19},
  author={Cary Wu and Zhilei Shi and Rima Wilkes and Jiaji Wu and Zhiwen Gong and Nengkun He and Zang Xiao and Xiaojun Zhang and Weijun Lai and Dongxia Zhou and Feng Zhao and Xiufang Yin and Pingbo Xiong and Hao Zhou and Qinghua Chu and Libin Cao and Ruijing Tian and Yu Tan and Liyong Yang and Zexuan He and Malcolm Fairbrother and John Mews and Giuseppe Nicola Giordano},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary China},
  pages={930 - 944}
ABSTRACT While foreign pundits have alternatively blamed and praised the Chinese government’s handling of the COVID-19 virus, little is known about how citizens within China understand this performance. This article considers how satisfied Chinese citizens are with their government’s performance during the COVID-19 pandemic. It first considers the impact of authoritarian control, political culture, and/or actual government performance on citizen satisfaction. Then, it tests the consequences of… 
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