New on the site this fortnight:
Two short texts from sociologist Sun Liping on recent issues in China—China’s aspirational “three child policy” and the phenomenon of “lying flat.”
Also, Qian Liqun on the relationship between Chinese intellectuals and China’s rural villages over the course of the 20th century.
Finally, New Confucian Kang Xiaoguang and New Left political scientist Wang Shaoguang discuss China’s Third Sector, a text from 2011 that makes us think about where China’s civil society is (or is not) headed.
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