Further Readings


Chapter 1: Foreign Policy Issues for a Global China

Thomas J. Christensen, ‘The advantages of an assertive China’, Foreign Affairs, March/April 2011, online at: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/67477/thomas-j-christensen/the-advantages-of-an-assertive-china

Linda Jakobson, ‘China’s foreign policy dilemma’, Analysis, Lowy Institute for International Policy, 5 February 2013, online at: http://lowyinstitute.org/publications/chinas-foreign-policy-dilemma

Alastair Iain Johnston, ‘How new and assertive is China’s new assertiveness?’, International Security, vol.37, no.4 (Spring 2013): 7–48.

Robert D. Kaplan, ‘The geography of Chinese power’, Foreign Affairs, 1 May 2010, online at: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/66205/robert-d-kaplan/the-geography-of-chinese-power

Lanxin Xiang, ‘China and the “pivot”’, Survival, vol.54, no.5, (October–November 2012): 113–28.

Ren Xiao, ‘China’s leadership change and its implications for foreign relations’, Asia Policy, no.15 (2013): 56–61.

David Shambaugh, ‘China’s leadership transition: Will it go deep enough?’, Global Asia, vol.8, no.1 (Spring 2013).


Chapter 2: Revolution to Riches

Eric C. Anderson, Sinophobia: The Huawei Story, San Bernardino, CA: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.

Evan Feigenbaum and Damien Ma, ‘The rise of China’s reformers? Why economic change could come sooner than you think’, Foreign Affairs, 17 April 2013, online at: http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139295/evan-a-feigenbaum-and-damien-ma/the-rise-of-chinas-reformers

Henry Sanderson and Michael Forsythe, China’s Superbank: Debt, oil and influence — How China’s Development Bank is rewriting the rules of finance, Singapore: Wiley, 2012.

David Uren, The Kingdom and the Quarry: China, Australia, fear and greed, Melbourne: Black Inc., 2012.


Chapter 4: Under Rule of Law

Michael C. Davis, ‘The political economy and culture of human rights in Asia’, in Sarah Joseph and Adam McBeth eds, Research Handbook on International Human Rights Law, Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2010, pp.414–38.

Perry Keller ed., The Citizen and the Chinese State, London: Ashgate, 2012.

Ann Kent, ‘China’s human rights in the “Asian century”’, in Thomas W.D. Davis and Brian Galligan eds., Human Rights in Asia, Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2011, pp.187–211.

Stanley B. Lubman ed., The Evolution of Law Reform in China: An uncertain path, Chelthenam, UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2012.

Michael McConville, Satnam Choongh, Pinky Choy Dick Wan, Eric Chui Wing Hong, Ian Dobinson and Carol Jones, Criminal Justice in China: An empirical enquiry, Cheltenham UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2011.

Michael McConville and Eva Pils eds., Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice in China, Chelthenam UK and Northhampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2013.

Randall Peerenboom, ‘Economic and social rights’, in John Garrick ed., Law and Policy for China’s Market Socialism, London and New York: Routledge, 2011, pp.167–84.

Weifang He, In the Name of Justice: Striving for the rule of law in China, Washington: Brookings Institution Press, 2012.

Xi Chen, Social Protest and Contentious Authoritarianism in China, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.


Chapter 5: Building Civilised Cities

Børge Bakken, The Exemplary Society: Human improvement, social control, and the dangers of modernity in China, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Anne-Marie Brady, Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and thought work in contemporary China, Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.

Deborah A. Kaple, Dream of a Red Factory: The legacy of high Stalinism in China, New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel, eds, Social Justice and Public Health, New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Miin-ling Yu, ‘“Labor is Glorious”: Model laborers in the PRC’ in China Learns from the Soviet Union, 1949–Present, Thomas P. Bernstein and Hua-yu Li, eds, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010, pp.231–58.

Chris P. Nielsen and Mun S. Ho, eds, Clear Skies Over China: Reconciling air quality, climate and economic goals, Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013.


Chapter 7: Fitting Words

Ai Weiwei; Larry Warsh, trans., Weiwei-isms, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2013.

Stephen Angle, Contemporary Confucian Political Philosophy, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2012.

Gang Qian, Watchwords: Reading China through its party vocabulary, Hong Kong: China Media Project, University of Hong Kong, online at: http://cmp.hku.hk/watchwords2012/

Mark Leonard, ed. China 3.0, London: European Council on Foreign Relations, 2012, online at: http://ecfr.eu/content/entry/china_3.0

Susan Shirk, ed. Changing Media, Changing China, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.