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Cadre Country: How China became the Chinese Communist Party by John Fitzgerald
Important for understanding the modern day CCP, especially in the context of Australia’s ongoing debate of how to best engage with China.
China’s diaspora engagement policy and its powerful effect outside its borders
China’s policy not only shapes its internal development but also brings new dynamics to bear global on power relations.
Examinations and Chinese educational politics: historical reflections on China’s recent ban on school tutoring
China’s ban on school tutoring may be motivated by a concept of education that emphasises the ideological transformation of society.
English language education in China is being challenged as against Chinese culture
English language education is getting increasingly political within China as US–China rivalry intensifies.
The potential risks of standardising China’s translated foreign affairs discourse
Translation standardisation is seen as a way of managing the risk of mis-translation, but it doesn’t necessarily produce the best translations