Resources and recommended further readings


International Civil Society Centre, ‘Scanning the Horizon: Sector Guide for China’, International Civil Society Centre, 2019,

Lang, S., Lang, B., Ohlberg, M., Shi-Kupfer, K., ‘Ideas And Ideologies Competing For China’s Political Future, How online pluralism challenges official orthodoxy’, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, 2017,

The National Bureau of Asian Research, ‘China Foreign Policy Lexicon Tracker’, The National Bureau of Asian Research,

Ohlberg, M., ‘Boosting The Party’s Voice, China’s quest for global ideological dominance’, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, 2016,

Rolland, N., ‘An Emerging China-Centric Order, China’s Vision For A New World Order In Practice’, The National Bureau of Asian Research, 2020,

Rolland, N., ‘China’s Vision For A New World Order’, The National Bureau of Asian Research, 2020,

Schrader, M., ‘Friends and Enemies: A Framework for Understanding Chinese Political Interference in Democratic Countries’, Alliance for Securing Democracy, 2020,



China Aid Blog,   

China Dialogue,

China Digital Times,

China Heritage,

China Law Translate,

China Media Project,

China NGO Project,

Marxists Internet Archive,


NPC Observer,

Reading the China Dream,




Angle, S., and Svensson, M., (eds), The Chinese Human Rights Reader: Documents and Commentary, 1900-2000, M.E. Sharpe, 2001

Franceschini, I., Loubere, N., and Sorace, S., (eds), Afterlives of Chinese Communism: Political Concepts from Mao to Xi, Australian National University Press, 2019

Link, E.P., An Anatomy of Chinese: Rhythm, Metaphor, Politics, Harvard University Press, 2012

Roth, H.I,.  P.C. Chang and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021

Qin, Y., A Relational Theory of World Politics, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2018

Schoenhals, M., Doing Things with Words in Chinese Politics: Five Studies, Center for Chinese Studies, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, 1992

Yu, H., China in Ten Words, Pantheon Books, 2011