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Chinese Nationalism

From Hard to Soft Chinese Nationalism

Daniel A. Bell | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Daniel A. Bell

For most of the 20th century, China viewed itself as a victim of foreign bullying and Chinese leaders drew on the emotion of resentment in order to strengthen the state. But there are two forms of nationalism in China.

Chinese Society: Racing Forward, Not Cracking Up

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Chinese society is racing forward, but the traditional pillars of individual identity -- the family and the nation -- remain robust. It remains a society of "belongers." Outsiders are, now and forever, outcasts.

How China Feels About America: Dangerous Love

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

The Chinese are fascinated by America, and often perplexed by our society's inherent contradictions. They are amazed a nation of 300 million self-starters does not come apart at the seams.