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China Policy Series

Series Editor: Zheng Yongnian

With the rise of China and its impact on the world, interest in China has increased drastically in recent years. This series focuses on policy-oriented research and scholarly works with policy implications, on all aspects of contemporary Chinese economy, politics, society, environment, journalism and cultures. It also covers China’s foreign relations with major international organizations such as the United Nations, World Trade Organization, and World Bank, and major powers such as the United States, European Union (and its member states), Japan and others.

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1-10 of 38 results in China Policy Series
  1. China Entering the Xi Jinping Era

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Lance L. P. Gore

    Series: China Policy Series

    How will China develop under the new leadership of Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang? This is a key question for both China and the wider world. This book presents a comprehensive overview of the key areas and issues, assessing how things are likely to develop under the new leadership. It considers the...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Legitimating the Chinese Communist Party Since Tiananmen

    A Critical Analysis of the Stability Discourse

    By Peter Sandby-Thomas

    Series: China Policy Series

    The dominant view concerning the rule of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is that it is simply a matter of time before it comes to an end. This view has been dominant since the pro-democracy protests in 1989 and has only been strengthened by the increasing number of protests in recent years....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. China's Evolving Industrial Policies and Economic Restructuring

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Sarah Y. Tong

    Series: China Policy Series

    In the past three decades, China has successfully transformed itself from an extremely poor economy to the world’s second largest economy. The country’s phenomenal economic growth has been sustained primarily by its rapid and continuous industrialisation. Currently industry accounts for nearly...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. China's Challenges to Human Security

    Foreign Relations and Global Implications

    Edited by Guoguang Wu

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book looks at human security in China’s foreign relations. It discusses the concept and theory of human security, and their implications for China. The book goes on to analyse environmental security issues, including climate change and water resources, as well as looking at issues from an...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. China's Internal and International Migration

    Edited by Li Peilin, Laurence Roulleau-Berger

    Series: China Policy Series

    One consequence of China’s economic growth has been a massive increase in migration, both internal and external. Within China millions of rural workers have migrated to the cities. Outside China, many Chinese have migrated to other parts of the world, their remittances home often having a...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Governing Health in Contemporary China

    By Yanzhong Huang

    Series: China Policy Series

    The lack of significant improvement in people’s health status and other mounting health challenges in China raise a puzzling question about the country’s internal transition: why did the reform-induced dynamics produce an economic miracle, but fail to reproduce the success Mao had achieved in the...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. China's Climate Policy

    By Gang Chen

    Series: China Policy Series

    To understand China’s climate change policy is not easy, as the country itself is a paradox actor in global climate political economy: it used to take very suspicious stand on the scientific certainty of climate change, but recently it has become a signatory and firm supporter of the...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Higher Education Reform in China

    Beyond the Expansion

    Edited by W. John Morgan, Bin Wu

    Series: China Policy Series

    A major transformation of Chinese higher education (HE) has taken place over the past decade – China has reshaped its higher education sector from elite to mass education with the number of graduates having quadrupled to three million a year over six years. China is exceptional among lower income...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Social Protest in Contemporary China, 2003-2010

    Transitional Pains and Regime Legitimacy

    By Yanqi Tong, Shaohua Lei

    Series: China Policy Series

    China's economic transformation has brought with it much social dislocation, which in turn has led to much social protest. This book presents a comprehensive analysis of the large-scale mass incidents which have taken place in the last decade. The book analyses these incidents systematically,...

    Published October 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. China Engages Global Governance

    A New World Order in the Making?

    By Gerald Chan, Pak K. Lee, Lai-Ha Chan

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book focuses on China’s increasing involvement in global governance as a result of the phenomenal rise of its economy and global power. It examines whether and in what ways China is capable of participating in multilateral interactions; if it is willing and able to provide global public goods...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge