China's 19th Party Congress

China's 19th Party Congress

by Kerry Brown

Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe) Publication Date: 29/08/2018


This book gives an overview of key themes domestically and internationally from the 19th Communist Party Congress held in Beijing in October 2017, setting out the main policy priorities for the Xi government in China as the country moves towards fulfillment of the first Centenary Goal, the hundredth anniversary of the Communist Party of China in 2021.

Written as the first full length analysis by an international group of authors of different aspects of the Congress, making it perfect for graduate students and researchers, as well as individuals interested in China Studies.

Sample Chapter(s)

Chapter 1: Contexts — The Xi Jinping Consolidation at the 19th Party Congress


  • About the Editor

  • List of Contributors

  • Acknowledgements

  • Abbreviations

  • Contexts: The Xi Jinping Consolidation at the 19th Party Congress (Kerry Brown)

  • The Belt and Road Initiative Before and Beyond the 19th Party Congress (Igor Rogelja)

  • Sharpening 'Swords' and Strengthening 'Cages': Anticorruption Under Xi (Konstantinos Tsimonis)

  • China's Evolving Relationship with the United States: The Impact of the 19th Party Congress and Xi's Second Term in Power (Meghan Iverson)

  • From Initiatives to a 'New Era'? China's Economic Policies at the Time of the 19th Party Congress (Jan Knoerich and Qing Xu)

  • China and the Challenges of its Environment (Isabel Hilton and Benjamin Barratt)

  • Land Institution Reform Under Xi: Policy Changes and Implications (Xin Sun and Yifan Cheng)

  • Chinese Wisdom: New Norms for Development and Global Governance (Yang Jiang)

  • The China–Taiwan Relationship Before and After 19th Congress (Chun-Yi Lee)

  • Index

Readership: Graduate students, researchers and individuals interested in China Studies.

Key Features:

  • A multi-disciplinary approach, and by an international set of authors based in China, Europe, and the US

  • Accessible, clearly written and presented, and directed at policy makers in government and business and all those seeking to understand more about contemporary China

  • Contains fresh research on China's economy, the Belt and Road Initiative, China's land reform and the Taiwan issue

Central government policies
Epub (Kobo), Epub (Adobe)
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World Scientific Publishing Company
Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown is the author of Can I Cuddle the Moon? (illustrated by Lisa Stewart), Poppy Wash (illustrated by Michelle Pike), All My Kisses (illustrated by Jedda Robaard) and the #1 picture book bestseller Lest We Forget (illustrated by Isobel Knowles and Benjamin Portas). She lives in Queensland with her family

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