China in and beyond the Headlines

China in and beyond the Headlines


In the 3rd quantity of this renowned sequence, top specialists offer attention-grabbing and unforeseen insights into severe problems with tradition, financial system, politics, and society in cutting-edge China. This international, outdoor the succeed in of nation regulate and both misunderstood or unreported in Western media, earnings readability and size from the clean insights of a admired staff of activists, investigative reporters, attorneys, students, and tourists, who proportion a standard curiosity in lessening the profound info hole among China and the remainder of the area. In 16 new essays, they handle such key issues as civil society, consumerism, environmental adversity, ethnic pressure, the net, criminal reform, new media and social networking, nationalist tourism, intercourse and pop culture, besides the prices of city gigantism to painting the complexity of existence in modern China—and how, more and more, it speaks to the standard event of Americans.

Contributions by: David Bandurski, Susan D. Blum, Timothy Cheek, Gady Epstein, Andrew S. Erickson, Lionel M. Jensen, John Kamm, Wenquing Kang, Katherine Palmer Kaup, Travis Klingberg, Orion A. Lewis, Benjamin L. Liebman, Jonathan S. Noble, Tim Oakes, Jessica C. Teets, Alex L. Wang, and Timothy B. Weston.

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