Practical Innovations and Institutional Improvements in Primary-Level Democracy

Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


In recent years, Zhejiang has steadily pushed forward the primary-level democratic practice, and various bright spots have emerged in institutional development, gradually leading to the optimal outcomes in which democratic elections have been conducted in an orderly fashion, democratic decision-making has become more scientific, democratic management has been increasingly regularized, democratic supervision has been strengthened according to laws, various democratic consultation modes and mechanisms have come into being, the urban and rural community governance mechanisms have basically taken shape and social organizations and the people have actively participated in this process in an orderly manner.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu Tang
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  1. 1.The Zhejiang Academy of Social SciencesHangzhouChina

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