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Date of this Version

7-1-2016

Document Type

Conference Paper

Abstract

Abstract: This paper surveys the China Dream in the domestic setting. While the China Dream is largely viewed as relating to the economic and political goals of the Chinese state, China’s President Xi Jinping has indicated in speeches that the China Dream has far wider aims. He has stated that the China Dream involves the ‘great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation’ and that within this rejuvenation it is hoped the Chinese state will become prosperous and powerful. However, the China Dream is a concept that has begun to evolve within the domestic setting and its focus on national dignity is also becoming enmeshed with notions of human dignity and even human rights in the broadest sense. In addition, it is also linked to continued economic growth, which has become an expectation of the Chinese population and part of the social contract they have with the Chinese Communist Party. Therefore, the current attention on the China Dream provides glimpses into both human security and prosperity in China, as well as the longevity of the Chinese Communist Party.

摘要:本文研究了在中国国内环境中“中国梦”的含义。尽管中国梦在很大程度上被认为与中国的经济政治目标有关,但中国国家主席习近平在发言中指出,中国梦有着更远大的目标。他表示“中国梦”包含“中华民族的伟大复兴”,希望中国能实现繁荣富强。但是,“中国梦”的含义在中国国内的环境中是不断发展变化的,“中国梦”强调民族尊严的核心与人的尊严甚至是人权紧密相关。此外,“中国梦”也与经济持续增长息息相关,这已经成为中国人民的期望,以及中国人民与中国共产党社会契约的一部分。因此,当前“中国梦”引起的关注,使我们有机会一探中国国内安全和繁荣,以及中国共产党的长久统治的情况…

Journal, Book or Conference Title

East Asia Security Symposium and Conference 东亚安全座谈谈论会

Publication Details

Author information:

Anna Hayes is a Senior Lecturer in Political Science in the College of Arts, Society and Education at James Cook University. Anna is co-editor of three recent books: Inside Xinjiang: Space, place and power in China’s Muslim Far Northwest (Routledge 2016) with Michael Clarke; Migration and Insecurity: Citizenship and social inclusion in a transnational era (Routledge 2013) with Niklaus Steiner and Robert Mason; and Cultures in Refuge: Seeking Sanctuary in Modern Australia (Ashgate 2012) with Robert Mason. Her most recent research examines human insecurity and contested histories in Xinjiang, as well as the Uyghur-Australian community.

https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/anna.hayes/

anna.hayes@jcu.edu.au

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