Jean-Philippe Béja

Jean-Philippe Béja, a senior researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the Center for International Studies and Research (Sciences-Po) in Paris, is currently based at the French Center for the Study of Contemporary China in Hong Kong. His publications include A la recherche d’une ombre chinoise: Le mouvement pour la démocratie en Chine, 1919–2004 (2004).

July 2009, Volume 20, Issue 3

China Since Tiananmen: The Massacre’s Long Shadow

In the two decades since the Tiananmen massacre, China has enjoyed rapid economic growth and a measure of political stability. Recently, however, various forms of popular protest have been increasing. Do they represent a potentially serious threat to CCP rule?