Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
Guobin Yang examines the factional violence in the Red Guard movement as well as the de-sacralization of that revolutionary culture throughout the 1970s and the rise of a new wave of protest that inaugurated the democratic movements of the reform era.
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.
Andrew G. Walder's book was reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia and is published here under Creative Commons license.
Rethinking Justice? Decolonization, Cold War, and Asian War Crimes Trials after 1945 (Conference: October 26-29, 2014)
A conference at Heidelberg University was reviewed by Lisette Schouten for H-Soz-u-Kult 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
Yoshihiro Ishikawa's book was translated by Joshua Fogel and reviewed by David Buck for H-Asia.
Sean Purdy reviews the book for H-1960s, February 2007, credit H-Asia.
This is the Xinhua translation of 中共中央关于加强党的执政能力建设的决定 (2004).
Chinese Communist Party Central Committee, “Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China,” June 27, 1981
This resolution repudiated “ultraleftism” as seen in Mao-led movements including the Cultural Revolution.
Professor Margaret Lewis examined the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.