New Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 1/2018

This issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Chinese Affairs analyses topics as diverse as the portrayal of good governance in history books, environmental contention, and political bloggers in Hong Kong, as well as many more.

Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol. 47, No. 1 (2018)

Research Articles

  • Phoebe Mengxiao Tang: “Project Battle” or “Policy War”?: Protest, Advocacy, and the Outcomes of Environmental Contention in China
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  • Robert Weatherley, Coirle Magee: Using the Past to Legitimise the Present: The Portrayal of Good Governance in Chinese History Textbooks
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  • Tabitha Knight: Sex-Disaggregated Employment and Public Spending in China
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  • Ilker Gündogan, Albrecht Sonntag: Chinese Football in the Era of Xi Jinping: What do Supporters Think?
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  • Waikeung Tam: Political Participation by Political Bloggers in Hong Kong: A Case Study of the 2014 Umbrella Movement
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  • Min Zhou: How Elite Chinese Students View Other Countries: Findings from a Survey in Three Top Beijing Universities
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    Please note: From issue no. 1/2019 on, we will publish the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs in collaboration with SAGE Publishing (see our press release of 27 February 2019). This news item refers to issue no. 1/2018, recently published with Hamburg University Press and also available on SAGE’s website.


Other News

Award |

The German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies has recognised Dr. Elisabeth Bunselmeyer for her outstanding dissertation on the reconciliation process following the Peruvian civil war.

Award |

Latin America researcher Dr. Saskia Ruth-Lovell has been awarded the Political Studies Association’s 2018 Harrison Prize for her article on populism and institutional change.

In brief |

The GIGA’s specialist libraries will move to new rooms within the GIGA building in April. Due to the move, the Information Centre will be closed from 8 to 15 April.