Terry Lautz examines the life of John Birch, an American missionary and military intelligence officer in China during WWII. He was killed in a dispute with Chinese Communist soldiers and later became the namesake of the controversial right-wing John Birch Society.
Shui-Yan Tang Discusses His Book "10 Principles for a Rule-Ordered Society: Enhancing China's Governing Capacity"
Professor Tang has researched institutional analysis and design, common-pool resource governance, economic development, and environmental policy. He also has expertise in organizational commitment and microcredit. He is the author of Institutions and Collective Action: Self-Governance in Irrigation (ICS Press, 1992) and has been published in numerous journals, including Comparative Politics, Economic Development Quarterly, Environment and Planning A, Governance, Human Ecology, Harvard Business Review, Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Land Economics, Public Administration Review, The China Quarterly, and World Development. Professor Tang was an associate editor of the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. He also serves on the editorial boards of International Public Administration Review and Journal of Public Affairs Education.
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USC political scientist and Chinese film specialist Stanley Rosen published an op-ed on China’s richest man and the leader of one of its most prominent companies. His essay was published by Nikkei Asian Review on January 7, 2017.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk by Stein Ringen. In "The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century," Stein examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Aynne Kokas from the University of Virginia. Kokas' new book, "Hollywood Made in China," offers an in-depth look at China’s growing role in the global media industries and how it is shaping Hollywood in the twenty-first century.