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.


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In brief |

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