Social movements and social justice
As China continues to assert its dominance within Asia, a variety of social issues – some new and some longstanding – have attracted international attention.
Key issues include:
- Protest movements in China and Hong Kong
- Poverty and welfare
- Rural-urban inequalities and internal migration
- Demographic challenges
- Agrarian development
- Chancellor's Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom publishes his new book, Vigil: Hong Kong on the Brink. Watch an interview with Professor Wasserstrom and Long Institute director Emily Baum here.
- Professor Emerita Dorothy Solinger gives a talk on her new edited volume, Polarized Cities: Portraits of Rich and Poor in Urban China.