The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of contemporary China.
China's International Socialization of Political Elites in the Belt and Road Initiative
Macau 20 Years after the Handover: Changes and Challenges under “One Country, Two Systems”
Keywords in Queer Sinophone Studies
Deng Xiaoping and China's Foreign Policy
October 20, 2020
How did art reform fit into the many initiatives for social and cultural change that contributed to the New Cultural Movement that transformed the Chinese cultural landscape during the Republican period? 'Modern art for a modern China’ was the catch-cry of Chinese intellectuals, many of whom were...
October 06, 2020
This book argues that China’s international socialization of the political elites of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) partner states is an exceptionally effective instrument of China’s current foreign policy. It shows how the BRI-related process of socialization generates shared beliefs in the...
Haifeng Felix Liao, Yehua Dennis Wei, Li Huang
September 18, 2020
This book investigates uneven regional development in China – with particular focus on the case of Guangdong and Zheijiang provinces – which has been at the forefront of debate since Chinese economic reform. Rapid economic growth since the ‘opening-up’ of China has been accompanied by significant...
September 07, 2020
Over the last decade, Chinese energy companies have engaged in acquisitions of oil and gas in Africa. This book investigates the activities of Chinese energy companies throughout a number of African countries, including Nigeria, Angola, Sudan and Tunisia. Based on seven years of empirical research...
July 17, 2020
How did labor NGOs come into existence in contemporary China? How do labor activists act – or not act – when the limits of state tolerance are unclear? With a focus on labor NGOs in South China and Western funding agencies, this book sets out to address these questions by investigating the dynamics...
Meng U Ieong
July 17, 2020
This book outlines the major social and political changes in the city of Macau during its first 20 years under the "One Country, Two Systems" arrangement with Mainland China.Despite the long-standing image of Macau as Asia’s Las Vegas, it is a city that has changed a great deal since its return to...
Marcus P. Chu
July 14, 2020
This book vividly elucidates the inseparable nature between politics and sport in China. The holding of sporting mega-events is viewed by the Chinese authorities as a prominent way to push forward the Reform and Opening up, arouse the patriotism among the public, and display national resurgence in...
Howard Chiang, Alvin K. Wong
April 24, 2020
This volume showcases a vibrant wave of scholarship that explores the intersection of queer theory and Sinophone studies, consolidating an interdisciplinary framework for furthering transnational research into non-conforming genders, sexualities and bodies. Engaging with contemporary debates and...
December 31, 2019
Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,...
Charles C.L. Kwong
December 16, 2019
The remarkable transformation of the Chinese economy in terms of its structure and growth has drawn unprecedented attention from academics, policy makers and businessmen alike. In the past four decades, China swiftly transformed from a centrally-planned to a market-oriented economy, with an...
December 12, 2019
As China rises as an economic and an international power, new relationships are being forged with all areas of the world including Central and Eastern Europe. This book explores how this relationship is developing. It considers how China’s links with Central and Eastern Europe fit in to China’s...
December 12, 2019
Deng Xiaoping is widely acknowledged as the principal architect of China’s economic reforms, but how far was he also responsible for shaping China’s foreign policy which emphasized “peace and development”? This book explores Deng’s foreign policy and shows how he established basic principles for...