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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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31-37 of 37 results in China Policy Series
  1. Environmental Activism in China

    By Lei Xie

    Series: China Policy Series

    Major environmental degradation is a serious problem for China as the country's economy continues to grow at a phenomenal pace. In recent years environmental organisations have begun to emerge in China, and in some cases have had remarkable success in affecting policies which would have had...

    Published May 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. China's Local Administration

    Traditions and Changes in the Sub-National Hierarchy

    Edited by Jae Ho Chung, Tao-chiu Lam

    Series: China Policy Series

    The remarkable changes in China over the past three decades are mostly considered at the national level, whereas local government – which has played and continues to play a key role in these developments – is often overlooked. The themes of China’s local administrative hierarchy, and its historical...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 August 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Chinese Communist Party as Organizational Emperor

    Culture, reproduction, and transformation

    By Zheng Yongnian

    Series: China Policy Series

    The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is the largest and one of the most powerful, political organizations in the world today, which has played a crucial role in initiating most of the major reforms of the past three decades in China. China’s rapid rise has enabled the CCP to extend its influence...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. China and the New International Order

    Edited by Wang Gungwu, Zheng Yongnian

    Series: China Policy Series

    This book explores China's place in the ‘new international order’, from both the international perspective and from the perspective within China. It discusses how far the new international order, as outlined by George Bush in 1991 after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the liberation of Kuwait...

    Published October 18th 2009 by Routledge

  6. China's Opening Society

    The Non-State Sector and Governance

    Edited by Zheng Yongnian, Joseph Fewsmith

    Series: China Policy Series

    Despite its recent rapid economic growth, China’s political system has remained resolutely authoritarian. However, an increasingly open economy is creating the infrastructure for an open society, with the rise of a non-state sector in which a private economy, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)...

    Published May 11th 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 March 26th 2009 by Routledge