A Study of College Students’ Civil Servants Fever Based on Chinese and Western Values


The civil servant exam has become the fiercest examination in China since 1994; more and more people take this examination. Among the candidates, college students have occupied the overwhelming majority who fanatically take part in the civil service exams and choose civil servants as their future career. This paper aims to discuss the reasons behind the civil servants’ fever in China based on the comparison of Chinese and western values in four aspects: cultural, social, familial and personal. Finally, this paper makes an attempt to provide further suggestions to improve the unbalanced situation of the source allocation in China.

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Zhang, Q. and Tian, X. (2014) A Study of College Students’ Civil Servants Fever Based on Chinese and Western Values. Sociology Mind, 4, 221-225. doi: 10.4236/sm.2014.43022.

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