This year's Joseph Levenson Book Prize goes to the 2021 work making "the greatest contribution to increasing understanding of the history, culture, society, politics, or economy of China."
PRC Ministry of Finance, Report on the Execution of the Central and Local Budgets for 2015 and the Central and Local Draft Budgets for 2016, March 5, 2016
The Chinese Ministry of Finance presented this report to the National People’s Congress on March 5. It was adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official Xinhua translation of the report.
Radchenko, Unwanted Visionaries -- The Soviet Failure in Asia at the End of the Cold War (January 1, 2013)
Simon Miles reviewed Sergey Radchenko's book for the History of War discussion list.
PRC State Council, Successful Practice of Regional Ethnic Autonomy in Tibet, September 6, 2015
The State Council Information Office issued this official white paper.
Council on Foreign Relations , "CFR Backgrounders: The Chinese Communist Party," August 27, 2015
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Chinese Communist Party", to explain the Party's origins and power structure, the current Congress, challenges in governance, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Eleanor Albert.
Video: Willy Lam on Xi Jinping’s Unpublicized Agendas
Renowned for his coverage of China's elite politics and leadership transitions, veteran Sinologist Willy Lam has produced the firs
U.S. Department of State, "2015 Investment Climate Statement," May 2015
Investment Climate Statements provide country-specific information and assessments prepared by U.S. embassies and diplomatic missions abroad on investment laws and practices in those countries.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing on China Ahead of the 13th Five-Year Plan: Competitiveness and Market Reform," April 22, 2015
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 22, 2015. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Video: Timothy Heath on China's New Governing Party Paradigm
Timothy Heath, Senior International Defense Research Analyst of The RAND Corporation, discusses the historic context, drivers, and meaning of the governing party paradigm in China.
Kiely, The Compelling Ideal - thought Reform and the Prison in China, 1901-1956 (January 1, 2014)
Jan Kiely book was reviewed by Emily Whewell for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Decision of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on Some Major Issues Concerning Comprehensively Deepening the Reform, November 12, 2013
Adopted at the Third Plenary Session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China on November 12, 2013
Wherever you may be, we wish you and those close to you the very best Year of the Rabbit.
Join us for a discussion with Mike Chinoy on his new book that expands on USCI's Assignment: China series.