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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 37 results in China Policy Series
  1. The Institutional Dynamics of China's Great Transformation

    Edited by Xiaoming Huang

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book examines the role of institutions in China’s recent large-scale economic, social and political transformation. The book argues that, although the importance of institutions in China’s rapid economic growth and social development over the past 30 years is widely acknowledged, exactly how...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. E-Government in China

    Technology, Power and Local Government Reform

    By Jesper Schlæger

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book looks at how information and communication technology and e-government influences power relations in public administration in China. It highlights the role of technology in combating corruption, and clarifies the interplay between ideas, institutions and technologies in shaping the...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  3. China's Social Development and Policy

    Into the next stage?

    Edited by Litao Zhao

    Series: China Policy Series

    In China, social development has fallen far behind economic development. This book looks at why this is the case, and poses the question of whether the conditions, structures and institutions that have locked China into unbalanced development are changing to pave the way for the next stage of...

    Published June 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. China and the International System

    Becoming a World Power

    Edited by Xiaoming Huang, Robert G. Patman

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book considers the evolving relationship between China and the international system, and the interaction between a China of profound change in its identity, capability, and influence, and an international system that is itself experiencing a process of far-reaching transformation. It develops...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 15th 2012 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. Social Mobility and Class Structure in Contemporary China
    By Jing Yang
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  6. Government Reform and Governance in China's Local State
    By Qingshan Tan
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  7. International Engagement in China’s Human Rights
    Edited by Chen Dingding, Titus Chen
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  8. Is Democratisation in China Possible?: The Authoritarian Path to Development
    By Tang Liang
    To Be Published March 30th 2015
  9. China's Assertive Nuclear Policy
    By Baohui Zhang
    To Be Published March 30th 2015

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