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Edition 1, 2020
Authoritarianism, democracy and civil society
Business and Human Rights is always a controversial area, but COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are among the most acute challenges.
How will COVID-19 affect China’s Five-Year Plan, Xi Jinping's blueprint for economic development?
Matchmaking corners are a place for the older generation to manage their reactions to huge social changes in China.
India and Australia’s federal systems have responded fairly well to COVID-19. But the US system hasn’t
COVID-19 is laying bare the strengths and weaknesses of federal systems, and the US system is showing itself to be weak.
Edition 2, 2020
The Dynamics of Discourse and Power
A first-hand account of China’s transition from the late years of the Cultural Revolution to the economic reforms of the 1980s.
A revealing exploration of representations and (re)productions of masculinity in Japanese men’s magazines.