Publications

Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone

Population dynamics and economic growth in China

Journal Article

Jane Golley, Zheng Wei

This paper focuses on two major elements of China's population dynamics—the rising proportion of workers in the population and the shift of rural workers from agriculture into industry and services—in a provincial-level analysis of per capita income and productivity growth during the last three decades.

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Diritti e diritto penale (Rights and criminal law)

Journal Article

Elisa Nesossi

This article examines the changes that have happened in the Chinese criminal justice system since the early 2000s. It assesses the relevant legal and political trends and the debates concerning the protection of human rights in the context of criminal justice reforms.

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Chinese Man in Mask

Rights and Living Conditions of Pre-Trial Detainees in the People’s Republic of China

Elisa Nesossi

In many countries, pre-trial detainees are exposed to very poor conditions of confinement and their rights subject to recurrent violations. This Article investigates the rights of criminal suspects and defendants in pre-trial detention, and conditions of detention in the criminal detention centres in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). It addresses two main questions: First, to what extent and in what ways are international standards protecting the rights of detainees localised in pre-trial detention centres in the PRC?

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Wei Leng Tay

Wei Leng Tay: Slow Cool Breezes

Journal Article

Olivier Krischer

Returning to this past series recently, Wei Leng Tay said: 'I think it's dangerous to attribute a text or statement to an actual photo because it makes you read the photo differently.' 'Slow Cool Breezes' was developed in 2009 when Tay had the chance, for the first time in over a decade, to return to Singapore for more than a brief visit. This was her way of revisiting her birthplace, of 'getting back in touch' after a decade living and working in Hong Kong, where the artist remains based.

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Skyscrapers in China

A 'socialist' economy in a capitalist world

Journal Article

Jane Golley

Contending views about the ‘threats’ and ‘opportunities’ relating to China’s economic rise reflect the complex and, for many, confusing role of the state in China’s reform and development process. This in turn relates to a marked difference between China’s official perception of ‘Socialism with Chinese characteristics’ and alternative views regarding the nature of its emerging capitalist system.

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Chinese Migrants

Agency and the Making of Transient Urban Spaces: Examples of Migrants in the City in the Pearl River Delta, China, and Dhaka, Bangladesh

Journal Article

Luigi Tomba

Agency and the Making of Transient Urban Spaces: Examples of Migrants in the City in the Pearl River Delta, China, and Dhaka, Bangladesh was written in collaboration with Tabea Bork-Hüffer, Benjamin Etzold, Bettina Gransow, Harald Sterly, Kimiko Suda, Frauke Kraas, Ryanne Flock. 

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Landscape painting by Dong Yuan

From Restoration to Unification: Legitimacy and Loyalty in the Writings of Xu Xuan (917-992)

Journal Article

Nathan Woolley

Works produced by Xu Xuan, a Chinese scholar-official of the tenth century, on either side of the Southern Tang–Song divide reveal the challenges on the issue of loyalty he faced in serving more than one state. Xu's works suggest that a personal transfer of service brought complications for any official seeking to write about the past, but these could be addressed according to context.

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A New Australia–China Agenda: Experts on the Australia-China Relationship

Edited Book

Edited by Geremie R Barmé and Ryan Manuel

The Australia-China relationship touches on virtually every aspect of our national life.Australia and China trade in goods as well as in culture, politics and people, ideas and education, community and personalities. This volume is a polyphonic collection of expert ideas and suggestions that we hope will be part of the ongoing Australia-China discussion.

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