Reminder: China in an Era of Transition: Understanding Contemporary State and Society Relationships
Call for Papers Date:
Reminder - Approaching Deadline 29 May 2007
Call for Contributors
Title: China in an Era of Transition: Understanding Contemporary State and Society Relationships
Edited by Reza Hasmath and Jennifer Hsu, University of Cambridge
Timed with an organized panel at the International Convention of Asian Scholars (Kuala Lumpur), this edited collection will focus on China's state-society relationship in an era of social transition. The overall aim will be to understand how state-society relationship has evolved since China implemented its economic liberalization policies in 1978; and what shape this relationship is at present and
potentially in the future.
Contributors are invited, but not limited, to explore the following themes:
- Development of Chinese Civil Society (incl. Community Associations, NGOs, GONGOs)
- State Power and Social Forces
- Chinese Public Sphere
- Society's Relationship with Various Levels of Government, eg. Central, Provincial, Municipal, etc.
- Responses from Various Sectors of Society to the Changing Nature of the State
- Strategies or Policies Communities and the State have Developed for Engagement
Research employing either quantitative or qualitative methods are welcomed.
To contribute to the collection, please send an abstract of no more than 500 words and a short professional brief by 29 May 2007(Tuesday) to:
Reza Hasmath firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Hsu email@example.com
All accepted contributions (7,000 words) will have to be completed by 1 November 2007 and will follow a stringent peer review process thereafter; with a view for publication in Spring 2008. We have been in discussion with a number of leading publishers in the field.
For further information on any of the particulars, please contact the editors.
Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge
Department of Geography, York University (Canada)
Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
Phone: +44 7906639571 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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