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NCUSCR China Podcast Series

Oct 31, 2013

Interviewed by National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman, Tobie Meyer-Fong discusses her new book, What Remains:  Coming to Terms with Civil War in 19th Century China.  Meyer-Fong explores the human impact of the Taiping Rebellion, in which some 30 million people died, on those who...


Oct 15, 2013

Interviewed by National Committee President Steve Orlins, Damien Ma and William Adams discuss their new book, In Line Behind a Billion People: How Scarcity Will Define China’s Ascent in the Next Decade.  China will soon have the world’s largest economy, but Ma and Adams argue that China’s economic growth will...


Oct 2, 2013

Professor Alex Wang (UCLA) discusses how the Chinese Party-state has primarily used top-down bureaucratic targets, rather than laws and regulations, to pursue its environmental protection goals in the last few years.  This approach has motivated local bureaucrats to take action, but not always in ways intended or...