Chinese Higher Education and the Quest for Autonomy
One Step Backward
Keywords:academic freedom, autonomy, China, communist party, freedom, governance, government, higher education, laws, leadership
China’s quest for autonomy took a step backward as leaders of the Communist Party amended the bylaws at several postsecondary institutions. China’s restrictions on freedom do not stop at its border and scholars within and visiting the country encounter increased surveillance and scrutiny. This paper explores China's continued interference in postsecondary autonomy.
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