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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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11-20 of 36 results in China Policy Series
  1. China and the European Union

    Edited by Lisheng Dong, Zhengxu Wang, Henk Dekker

    Series: China Policy Series

    The European Union is China’s largest trading partner, and Chinese views of the EU are of crucial importance in shaping how the relationship will develop in the future, especially as the new Chinese leadership takes power. This book presents the findings of an extensive research project into the...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Impact of China's 1989 Tiananmen Massacre

    Edited by Jean-Philippe Béja

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book offers a unique insight into the role of human rights lawyers in Chinese law and politics. In her extensive account, Eva Pils shows how these practitioners are important as legal advocates for victims of injustice and how bureaucratic systems of control operate to subdue and marginalise...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  3. New Dynamics in Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations

    How Far Can the Rapprochement Go?

    Edited by Weixing Hu

    Series: China Policy Series

    Relations between mainland China and Taiwan have improved markedly in recent years, giving rise to the key question, How far can the current rapprochement go? This book focuses on how mainland China-Taiwan relations are likely to develop in future. It considers economic relations, including the...

    Published January 3rd 2013 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 November 11th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 August 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Chinese Society - Change and Transformation

    Edited by Li Peilin

    Series: China Policy Series

    There is growing interest in social transformation in contemporary China, with much work published on the subject. This book is different from other books in that it presents an overview of the work of Chinese sociologists on how Chinese society is changing. It reports on a great deal of original...

    Published July 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Zhao Ziyang and China's Political Future

    Edited by Guoguang Wu, Helen Lansdowne

    Series: China Policy Series

    What legacies have previous reformers like Zhao Ziyang left to today’s China? Does China have feasible political alternatives to today’s repressive ‘market Leninism’ and corrupt ‘state capitalism’? Does Zhao’s legacy indicate an alternative to the past and for the future? For those who are...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Power and Sustainability of the Chinese State

    Edited by Keun Lee, Joon-Han Kim, Wing Thye Woo

    Series: China Policy Series

    Since the start of the 21st century China has risen to the status of an important world power. This book examines Chinese power, focusing in particular, although not exclusively, on its economic capabilities, and considering how this is likely to develop in the future. It provides a detailed...

    Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge