A Survey on Civic Consciousness in Contemporary China

Huasheng Tong


In the current stage of China's modernization construction and social transformation, the cultivation of sound civic consciousness in the context of the servant consciousness lasting for thousands of years is the premise to cultivate citizens with civic rights and responsibilities, the foundation to achieve the modernization of individuals or the all-round development of individuals and the key to realize social modernization in this country. Through an empirical research we could see that a kind of modern civic consciousness in Chinese citizens’ mind is taking shape, but the influence of the servant consciousness is still obdurately existing, so on the whole, Chinese civic consciousness is relatively insufficient. And the current situation, the system of contents and methodology to cultivate the sound civic consciousness should be taken seriously.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5539/ies.v5n6p110

International Education Studies ISSN 1913-9020 (Print), ISSN 1913-9039 (Online)

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