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Anthony Saich
Director, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
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Research Papers/Reports
Saich, Anthony. "The National People’s Congress: Functions and Membership." November 2015.
From time to time, the attention of the media in the United States and around world turns to China’s National People’s Congress (NPC), typically around the time the NPC meets in March. This paper is intended to provide an overview of the NPC's role in China's governmental hierarchy, its functions, and its membership




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