China Currents

A Journal of the China Research Center

2018: Vol. 17, No. 2

Editor’s Note

This issue of China Currents once again covers a wide swatch of intellectual territory for anyone interested in tracking contemporary China, from the political…

Squeezing the Same Old Stone:

Givens Macdonald
Suing the Rural Chinese State and the Shift from Tax Reform to Land Seizures Introduction Beginning in the 1990s, both scholars and central officials…

Commentary: Making China Great Again

The Wealth Of A Nation
Centuries before President Donald Trump began withdrawing from multilateral trade agreements and retreating from international leadership roles, while promising to build a “big, beautiful…

Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Goldfish Crazy Rich Asians
Honestly, I’m a kung fu and action film fan, but I really enjoyed Jon M. Chu’s Crazy Rich Asians, a film that proved to…
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