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04-08-2022 | Research Article

Cosmetic Responsiveness: Why and How Local Authorities Respond to Mundane Online Complaints in China

This article explores authoritarian responsiveness in the digital era using data from China’s most popular Internet forum. In addition to some limited evidence of the nature of the complaints and the public attention they attract affecting …

29-07-2022 | Review Essay

Poverty Reduction in A Transforming China: A Critical Review

This review essay surveys the literature that explains China’s poverty reduction progress since the late 1970s. It examines three dominant explanations: geographic conditions, economic growth, and anti-poverty policies, whose impacts on poverty …

28-07-2022 | Research Article

Power in the Age of Datafication: Exploring China’s Global Data Power

Anxieties about China’s growing data power have begun to drive geopolitical and technological competition. Yet, the size of Chinese data power is unclear. Most assessments are unsystematic. Drawing on Barnett and Duvall’s fourfold power taxonomy …

23-07-2022 | Research Article

Authoritarian Policing Under Xi Jinping

As President Xi Jinping expands and deepens his mark on the Chinese political system, how should scholars assess the impact of his administration on core institutions such as the police? This article employs a mixed methods approach by combining …

22-07-2022 | Book Review

Kam Wing Chan and Yuan Ren, eds., Children of Migrants in China

(New York, Routledge, 2020), 194p. $160.00 Hardback

About this journal

The Journal of Chinese Political Science (JCPS) is a refereed academic journal that publishes theoretical, policy, and empirical research articles on Chinese politics across the whole spectrum of political science.

Coverage in the journal emphasizes Chinese domestic politics and foreign policy in comparative perspectives. The journal also features papers on different aspects of contemporary China when these relate closely to Chinese politics, political economy, political culture, reform and opening, development, the military, law and legal system, foreign relations, and other important issues of political significance.

Journal of Chinese Political Science
Volume 3/1997 - Volume 27/2022
Springer Netherlands
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