GIGA Journal Family | 02/11/2017

New Journal of Current Chinese Affairs 2/2017

Why is China exceeding international banking standards? What role does soft power play in the politics of China? And what motives drive Chinese immigrants to Africa? These and other questions are posed by the authors of this issue.

Journal of Current Chinese Affairs Vol. 46, No. 2 (2017)


Research Articles

  • Julia Kirch Kirkegaard: Tackling Chinese Upgrading Through Experimentalism and Pragmatism: The Case of China’s Wind Turbine Industry Abstract/ PDF

  • Peter Knaack: An Unlikely Champion of Global Finance: Why Is China Exceeding International Banking Standards? Abstract/ PDF

  • Ane Bislev: Student-to-Student Diplomacy: Chinese International Students as a Soft-Power Tool Abstract/ PDF

  • Camilla T. N. Sørensen: Constraints on the Soft Power Efforts of Authoritarian States: The Case of the 2015 Military Parade in Beijing Abstract/ PDF


  • Karin Buhmann: Chinese Human Rights Guidance on Minerals Sourcing: Building Soft Power Abstract/ PDF

  • Hannah Postel: Moving Beyond “China in Africa”: Insights from Zambian Immigration Data Abstract/ PDF

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