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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 37 results in China Policy Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Political Culture and Participation in Rural China

    By Yang Zhong

    Series: China Policy Series

    Despite China’s rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, most Chinese still live in the vast countryside or have rural household registration. Although there was significant economic improvement in rural areas in the 1980s, the rural economy has been stagnating or deteriorating since then, and the...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  10. China's Soft Power and International Relations

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Yiyi Lu

    Series: China Policy Series

    China’s soft power has attracted considerable attention in the recent decade. In this volume scholars from the U.K., Europe, the U.S., Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and mainland China, including a number of well established and well known analysts on China, examine main areas where China has made...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. China Entering the Xi Jinping Era
    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Lance L. P. Gore
    To Be Published October 6th 2014
  2. The Rise of Think Tanks in China
    By Xufeng Zhu
    To Be Published October 29th 2014
  3. China's Governance Model: Improvement without Democracy and the Durability of the Party-State
    By Hongyi Lai
    To Be Published October 30th 2014
  4. Social Justice and Higher Education Reform in China
    Edited by Bin Wu, John Morgan
    To Be Published January 30th 2015
  5. China's Assertive Nuclear Posture: State Security in an Anarchic International Order
    By Baohui Zhang
    To Be Published January 30th 2015
  6. Social Mobility and Class Structure in Contemporary China
    By Jing Yang
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  7. Government Reform and Governance in China's Local State
    By Qingshan Tan
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  8. International Engagement in China’s Human Rights
    Edited by Chen Dingding, Titus Chen
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  9. Is Democratisation in China Possible?: The Authoritarian Path to Development
    By Tang Liang
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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