Tag Archives: China

Institutions, Governance and China’s Mobile Game Industry

“Institutions, Chain Governance and the Predicament of Local Upgrading: A Case Study of Hangzhou’s Mobile Game Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1964034) is a new article by Shengjun Zhu of the College of Urban and Environmental Sciences and MOE Key Laboratory of Earth … Continue reading

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China’s Overseas NGO Law

“China’s Overseas NGO Law and the Future of International Civil Society” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1955292) is a new article by Heike Holbig of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Hamburg and Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany and Bertram Lang of the … Continue reading

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Social Network Analysis of China’s Leadership

“Exploring Biographical Ties among Party and State Leaders in China: A Social Network Analysis” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1954233) is a new article by Alexey Tokarev, Adlan Margoev and Alexey Prikhodchenko, all of the Institute for International Studies at the Moscow State Institute … Continue reading

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Researching under authoritarian regimes

With authoritarianism becoming entrenched in Asia and democratic regimes attracted by repressive political strategies, it is appropriate to consider research strategies. “Reflections on Conducting Fieldwork under Digital Surveillance: Investigating Labour Politics in China’s Tech Industry” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1955293) is a timely … Continue reading

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Solidarity and Mobility in Beijing’s Koreatown

In a new book review for JCA, Erik Mobrand looks at The Cost of Belonging. An Ethnography on Solidarity and Mobility in Beijing’s Koreatown by Sharon J. Yoon. This book is an ethnographic study the Beijing suburb of Wangjing, where … Continue reading

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Issue 4 for 2021 published

Issue number 4 of Volume 51 of the journal has gone to print and is available electronically at the publisher’s site. This issue features six articles and five book reviews. The articles are: Challenging Hegemony: Nurhadi-Aldo and the 2019 Election … Continue reading

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Chinese Labour Law: For Capital or Labour?

“Weapon of Resistance or Tool of Control? Chinese Labour Law in a Post-Strike Era” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2021.1919912) is a newly-published article for JCA. The article is authored by Siqi Luo and Bo Zhao, both at the Center for Chinese Public Administration … Continue reading

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China, Contention and Politics in the Digital Age

Shifting Dynamics of Contention in the Digital Age: Mobile Communication and Politics in China is a new book by Jun Liu, published by Oxford University Press in 2020. It is reviewed for JCA by editorial board member Jun Zhang of … Continue reading

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Inside China’s Cultural Revolution

Agents of Disorder: Inside China’s Cultural Revolution is a 2019 book authored by Andrew G. Walder and published by the Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. It is reviewed for JCA by Clemens Büttner of the Goethe University in Frankfurt, … Continue reading

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Chinese Proto-Elites: Perceptions of Regional Neighbours

“Threats or Opportunities? Chinese ‘Proto-Elite’ Perceptions of their Regional Neighbours” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2020.1866649) is a new article by Qin Pang of the School of International Relations at Sun Yat-sen University in China and Nicholas Thomas of the Department of Asian and … Continue reading

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