Literature on political culture claims Confucianism is incompatible with modern liberal democratic values. However, little empirical evidence has been presented to prove the validity of this statement. This paper quantitatively studies the relationship between Confucian values and democratic support in East Asian society and finds no negative correlation between the two.
Recommended CitationXu, Xinlin (2014) "The Myth of the Clash of Civilizations: Confucian Values and Democratic Support," Res Publica - Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 19
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