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Andrew Nathan, Columbia University

Andrew Nathan spoke at the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “The Future of U.S.-China Relations.” His presentation was entitled "Political Culture and Democratic Legitimacy in Asia."
March 27, 2007

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Andrew J. Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. His teaching and research interests include Chinese politics and foreign policy, the comparative study of political participation and political culture, and human rights. He has authored or edited numerous books, including Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization, co-edited with Mahmood Monshipouri, Neil Englehart, and Kavita Philip (M.E. Sharpe, 2003), China’s New Rulers: The Secret Files, with Bruce Gilley (N.Y Review Books, 2002, 2nd ed. 2003), Negotiating Culture and Human Rights: Beyond Universalism and Relativism, co-edited with Lynda S. Bell and Ilan Peleg (Columbia University Press, 2001), The Tiananmen Papers, edited with Perry Link (Public Affairs, 2001); China's Transition (Columbia University Press, 1997); The Great Wall and the Empty Fortress: China's Search for Security, with Robert S. Ross (W. W. Norton, 1997), and China's Crisis (Columbia University Press, 1990).