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Xi Jinping ’ s China Leninism Upgraded : Xi Jinping ’ s Authoritarian Innovations

  title={Xi Jinping ’ s China Leninism Upgraded : Xi Jinping ’ s Authoritarian Innovations},
  author={Sebastian Heilmann},
When Xi Jinping took power in 2012, he found the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in a state of erosion. The CCP had lost its organizational hold and internal discipline. Formal command structures had been undermined by informal modes of exchange, resulting in endemic corruption. Political institutions were incapable of addressing the rapid developments in China’s economy and society, disruptive technological changes, and a shifting global environment. On the whole, in the eyes of Xi Jinping, the… 
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