New Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 2/2019

This issue of the GIGA Journal of Current Chinese Affairs covers topics such as the social and political role of Chinese associations in Africa, the ideological discourse of "positive energy" in China, and the redefinition of the concept of "citizen diplomacy".

Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol. 48, No. 2 (2019)

Research Articles

  • Kian Cheng Lee: Re-envisioning Citizen Diplomacy: A Case Study of a Multifaceted, Transnational, People’s Republic of China “Ethnopreneur”
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  • Hangwei Li, Xuefei Shi: Home Away From Home: The Social and Political Roles of Contemporary Chinese Associations in Zambia
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  • Konstantinos Tsimonis, Igor Rogelja, Ioana Ciută, Anastasia Frantzeskaki, Elena Nikolovska, Besjan Pesha: A Synergy of Failures: Environmental Protection and Chinese Capital in Southeast Europe
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  • Zifeng Chen, Clyde Yicheng Wang: The Discipline of Happiness: The Foucauldian Use of the “Positive Energy” Discourse in China’s Ideological Works
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  • Uday Khanapurkar: CFIUS 2.0: An Instrument of American Economic Statecraft Targeting China
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Other News

Journal |

The new issue of the GIGA Journal of Politics in Latin America offers a variety of analyses of topics such as drug crime, law enforcement, or oppositional patterns against democracy in Mexico, as well as a reassessment of the 2017 presidential election in Chile.

In brief |

Many refugees and migrant workers in the Global South must thwart curfews in order to make a living. GIGA researchers Dr. Lea Müller-Funk, Prof. Dr. Eckart Woertz and Dr. Christiane Fröhlich analyse, how COVID-19 impacts (forced) migration in the Middle East and North Africa.

Cooperation |

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