THE NINETEENTH Communist Party Congress in October put the coping stone on Xi Jinpingâ€™s ascendancy over the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), and ensured the Partyâ€™s continuing central role in Chinaâ€™s political, social, and economic life.1 Xiâ€™s key message to the Congress was that China had finally emerged as a global power. But the Party will continue to face growing social, environmental, and economic challenges. How well it meets them will depend on Xiâ€™s capacity to exercise the supreme power he has been given.
|Title of host publication||Prosperity: The China Story Yearbook 2017|
|Editors||Jane Golley and Linda Jaivin|
|Place of Publication||Acton, Australia|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|