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Three generations - three demographic policies

China’s official withdrawal of the one-child policy is major news. I wrote a review of a book about this topic back in 2006 for the New Scientist, and it’s an exceptional conundrum, one more or less without historical precedent, due to the numbers involved. 466 more words


More China podcasts please!

I’m always on the lookout for good China podcasts and they can be tricky to find. There are so many areas well covered by podcasts – I enjoy books podcast channels (I’ve been especially enjoying… 171 more words


Wang Hui on confused discourses about China and modernity

A few months ago I read China from Empire to Nation State, the book which forms a 150-page introduction to Wang Hui’s four-volume history of Chinese thought. 241 more words