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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 41 results in China Policy Series
  1. International Engagement in China’s Human Rights

    Edited by Titus Chen, Dingding Chen

    Series: China Policy Series

    Since the Tiananmen Square incident in 1989 there has been increasing international pressure on China to improve its approach to human rights, whilst at the same time the Chinese government has itself realised that it needs to improve its approach, and has indeed done much to implement improvements...

    Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Chinese Higher Education Reform and Social Justice

    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan

    Series: China Policy Series

    In place of a distributive justice perspective which focuses simply on equal access to universities, this book presents a broader understanding of the relationship between Chinese higher education and economic and social change. The necessity for research on the place of universities in...

    Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Rise of Think Tanks in China

    By Xufeng Zhu

    Series: China Policy Series

    Despite continuing criticism of the Chinese authoritarian political system, the range of participants in the decision-making process has widened, with different social actors now playing an increasingly important role in the Chinese policymaking process. Accordingly, the role of think tanks in the...

    Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Socialist China, Capitalist China

    Social tension and political adaptation under economic globalization

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    Series: China Policy Series

    China is currently encountering increasing social problems, together with the rise of mass discontent and public protest, despite having achieved enormous economic growth after nearly thirty years of market socialism and embracing globalization. The future of China thus depends not only on the...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. China's Assertive Nuclear Posture

    State Security in an Anarchic International Order

    By Baohui Zhang

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s nuclear capability is crucial for the balance of power in East Asia and the world. As this book reveals, there have been important changes recently in China’s nuclear posture: the movement from a minimum deterrence posture toward a medium nuclear power posture; the pursuit of space warfare...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge