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China Perspectives

The journal

China Perspectives is an interdisciplinary academic journal, established in 1995, which focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural evolutions of contemporary China (PRC, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan).

An academic journal

  • Endowed with an Editorial Board of internationally recognised experts in all areas of the social sciences;

  • All submissions are blindly reviewed by two anonymous external referees;

  • Indexed in 8 international databases (EBSCO, JStor, Scopus, Informit, Proquest…);

  • Ranked Q1 in Political Sciences & IR / Cultural Studies by SJR; indexed as ESCI; indexed by the French Agency for the Evaluation of Research (AERES) in Political Science in Sociology/demography and Anthropology, and by ERIH PLUS…

In a readable format

  • As a multidisciplinary journal, China Perspectives aims to make recent and original research accessible beyond disciplinary boundaries;

  • Using a variety of approaches, the journal covers the areas of politics, economics, social, and cultural developments in contemporary China;

  • A quarterly publication, the journal remains reactive to current events while maintaining the distance necessary to academic research;

  • Published in Hong Kong, the journal is close to the field and endeavours to publish ground-breaking work by Chinese scholars.

A bilingual publication

  • China Perspectives also appears in French under the title Perspectives chinoises;

  • All articles written in one language are translated into the other;

  • The content of both versions is strictly identical.

Structured in four sections

  • A special feature coordinated by an expert on the topic, which is approached through a collection of varied articles. Several special features have proven particularly popular over the years, such as those on New Approaches to the Political Regime under Xi Jingping, Twenty Years after the Hong Kong’s Handover, or China Rule of Law

  • Research articles devoted to all aspects of contemporary China;

  • Book reviews of recent publications as well as longer review essays of important works tracking the latest developments in the field of research.

Editorial Staff

Director of Publication

Pierre Miège

Chief Editor

Laurent Chircop-Reyes

Deputy Chief Editor

Marie Bellot

Editorial Manager

Angélique Tang-King-Yuk


Stacy Mosher

Subscription Manager

Henry Wu

Designer and Desktop Publisher

SKY Design / Tung Mei Design & Printing


Journal created in 1992 by Michel Bonnin (Chief Editor from 1992 to 1998), Jean-Philippe Béja and Raphaël Jacquet

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