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Ruling and Governance

  • Elizabeth Van Wie Davis

Abstract

A dump truck rammed into 70 border patrol paramilitary police during a routine early morning jog, in just one instance that indicates the complications surrounding governance in multiethnic China. Hitting an electrical pole, two Uyghur men jumped out, tossed homemade explosives and attacked surrounding police with knives. Fourteen officers died on the spot, two others on the way to the hospital.1 Can strife like this mean that ruling and governance has failed in a large, multiethnic country?2

Keywords

Civil Society Ethnic Minority Good Governance Liberal Democratic Party Political Reform 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elizabeth Van Wie Davis
    • 1
  1. 1.Colorado School of MinesUSA

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