New this week
Wang Shaoguang, “Representative Democracy and Representational Democracy”
David Ownby, "Editor and Translator's Introduction" to Xu Jilin, Rethinking China's Rise, a collection of 8 essays by Xu that I edited and translated. Coming out on Cambridge University Press in early July. Click here to preorder.
Uploaded this week
Xu Jilin, "Modern Politics is Live and Let Live"
Wang Hui, "The Economy of a Rising China and its Contradictions"
There are only seven texts available at the moment, but more will appear in coming weeks and months.
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