Category Archives: China

Mapping Labor Unrest in China

Mapping Labor Unrest in China In recent years, political scientists have started to explore the spatial dimension of various social phenomena, such as wars, elections,…

Learning to be Tibetan (in China)

A review of Learning to be Ethnic: The Case of Tibetans in Minzu University, by Yang Miaoyan. Since establishing the People’s Republic of China (PRC)…

Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan

A review of Governing Sex, Building the Nation: The Politics of Prostitution in Postcolonial Taiwan (1945-1979), by Wan-Chen Yen. Wan-Chen Yen’s doctoral dissertation is a…

Biophysics in Twentieth-Century China

A review of Biophysics, Rockets, and the State: The Making of a Scientific Discipline in Twentieth-Century China, by Yi Lai Christine Luk. Biophysics, the topic…