The 18th Party Congress was more dramatic than anticipated due to the completely non-transparent process of selecting new leaders as well as a number of scandals involving leaders competing for the top posts. This contrasts with 2002 when Hu Jintao became secretary general in a comprehensive change of power that took place without much drama.
|Journal||Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Brødsgaard, K. E. (2012). A Note on the 18th Party Congress of the CCP: Personnel Changes and Factional Alliances. Copenhagen Journal of Asian Studies, 30(2), 61-73. http://sfx-45cbs.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/45cbs?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&ctx_enc=info:ofi/enc:UTF-8&ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&rfr_id=info:sid/sfxit.com:azlist&sfx.ignore_date_threshold=1&rft.object_id=991042731887546&rft.object_portfolio_id=&svc.holdings=yes&svc.fulltext=yes