As China rises to prominence, current scholarship examines the strategies of appeal China has deployed to penetrate different parts of the globe at the expense of American dominance. One such strategy has been the rhetoric of “peaceful development” (heping fazhan) and “harmonious society” (hexie shehuì), devised to ease anxieties about China’s global expansion, maintain authoritarian rule at home, and articulate an inclusive identity for its diverse populations.
Ms. Chelsea Chia-chen Chou, a doctoral student at Cornell University, has won the best graduate student paper award for her paper "The politics of voluntary expansion of social rights" presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Association of Chinese Political Studies (http://www.acpsus.org) at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts this summer.
The InBev-Baillet Latour Chair of European Union-China Relations (College of Europe) is pleased to announce that issue 4/2010 of the electronic journal "EU China Observer" has been released.
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