Political Science

Qi Xiaolin 齐小林. To Be a Soldier: How Peasants in the North China Base Area went to the Battlefield (当兵:华北根据地农民如何走向战场). Chengdu: Sichuan People’s Publishing House, 2015. Reviewed by Guan Yue (Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) In...More
Zhang Wei 张伟. The Market and Politics: Lifting the Veil on Chinese Private Entrepreneurs 《市场与政治:中国民商阶层脸谱》. Beijing: Central Compilation and Translation Press中央编译出版社, 2015. Reviewed by Huang Jie (The University of Hong Kong) Owning enormous economic resources, private entrepreneurs are perhaps “the...More
Xu Lixiang 徐理响. "Discussion on the Reform and Improvement of the CCP’s Discipline Inspection System" 《试论中 国共产党纪检制度的改革和完善》, CASS Journal of Political Science 政治学研究, 2014, Issue 01, pp.13-23. Reviewed by Bhim B Subba (PhD Candidate, University of Delhi) After Xi Jinping became General Secretary of...More
Myongsob Kim 김명섭. War and Peace: the Korean War and the Birth of the Armistice System <<전쟁과 평화: 6.25전쟁과 정전체제의 탄생>> (Seoul: Sogang University Press, 2015) Reviewed by Seokwon Kim (Yonsei University; Visiting Fellow at Harvard-Yenching Institute, imaburkean@naver.com ) Clausewitz said...More
Ando Takemasa 安藤丈将. New Left Movements and Civil Society: Legacies of the 1960s 『ニューレフト運動と市民社会――「六〇年代」の思想のゆくえ』. Kyoto: Sekaishisosha, 2013. Reviewed by Chang Cheng-chieh (Ph.D. Candidate, Japanese Culture, Nagoya University; HYI Visiting Fellow) Why did the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident, the...More
正义第一原则与财产所有权的民主制 [ The First Principle of Justice and Property-owning Democracy ] ( Lian Zhou , School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China) 论文摘要 :罗尔斯主张正义二原则适用的政经体制并非“福利国家的资本主义”,而是“财产所有权的民主制”或者“自由(民主)社会主义”。本文首先简述罗尔斯对自由社会主义和财产所有权的民主制的正面阐述,以及他对福利国家资本主义的批评;然后将探讨正义第一原则中的“薄版本的经济自由观”的道德理据;最后将通过援引詹姆斯...More
Zhang Chuntian 張春田 . Revolution and Lyricism: Cultural Politics of the Southern Society and Chinese Modernity (1903-1922) 革命與抒情:南社的文化政治與中國現代性( 1903-1922 ) . Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 2015. Reviewed by Cui Wendong (Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Science, The Chinese University...More
Yong Ty and Chhoy Yi Heang ( យ៉ង ធី និង ឆយ យីហ៊ាង ). Cambodian Identity ( អត្តសញ្ញាណប្រទេសកម្ពុជា ) (Phnom Penh, 2000). Reviewed by Piseth Keo (NUS-HYI Joint Doctoral Scholar) Cambodian Identity , prefaced by Prime Minister Hun Sen, is part of a nation-building project to define the identity of...More
Fujii Takeshi 후지이 다케시 . Between Fascism and 3rd World-ism: A History of the eight years following the Liberation focusing on the formation and demise of the Korean National Youth Corps Faction 《파시즘과 제3세계주의 사이에서: 족청계의 형성과 몰락을 통해 본 해방8년사》. Seoul: Yŏksa Pip'yŏngsa 역사비평사, 2012. Reviewed by Seokwon Kim...More
Contentious Diffusion of Human Rights: Evidence from South Korean Print Media, 1990-2010 (Jeong-Woo Koo, Sungkyunkwan University, and Sookyung Kim, Korea University) Abstract : The current scholarship on the human rights diffusion is not well equipped to account for the remarkable dynamics that are...More
A book by Yan Xiaojun (Visiting Scholar 2016) entitled 香港治與亂 was selected by Asia Weekly (亚洲周刊) as one of the ten best Chinese-language books published in 2015. Read the news announcement here . Dr. Yan is Associate Professor of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong, and...More
Yip, Hon Ming 葉漢明, ed. Globalization and Gender: The Implications of Global Economic Restructuring for Women in China and Southeast Asia 《 全球化與性別:全球經濟重組對中國和東南亞女性的意義 》 . Hong Kong: The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大學香港亞太研究所, 2011. Reviewed by Tuen Yi Chiu (Ph.D. candidate, Department of...More