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Quote: Kelly Hammond on Pepsi for China

Quote: Kelly Hammond on Pepsi for China

“What does all this mean for scholars who work so hard to deflate this false conflation of westernization and modernization?” ... 

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Quote: Jeremiah Jenne on What Chinese Fear

Quote: Jeremiah Jenne on What Chinese Fear

“…Chinese see their history through the lens of chaos/order with the forces of the latter fighting a constant battle against the former.” ... 

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Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

Military Training For China’s University Students (Video)

A popular video showing the military training all Chinese university students in the PRC are required to undertake is negatively received by Chinese netizens.

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Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

Taiwanese Identity Survey: False Choice, Nationalism, Regionalism

A recent survey showed that 64.6% of respondents in Taiwan identified themselves as Taiwanese, 11.5% Chinese, while 18.1% both Taiwanese and Chinese. So what?

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Chimerica: Divorce Court or Marriage Counseling?

Chimerica: Divorce Court or Marriage Counseling?

How The Atlantic’s James Fallows disagrees with Harvard’s Niall Ferguson on the future of China & America, and why that’s instructive for anyone watching China.

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Zhang Ziyi, Foreigners, and Chinese Sensitivities

Zhang Ziyi, Foreigners, and Chinese Sensitivities

What are the reasons behind many Chinese people’s (over-?) sensitivities towards foreigners, or what actress Zhang Ziyi does or doesn’t do? Are there solutions?

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Chinese Youth on Western Media: A Diversity of Opinion

Chinese Youth on Western Media: A Diversity of Opinion

Several days ago, ESWN posted a translation of a Tianya post titled “What is the reason China’s younger generation is losing confidence in the Western... 

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Reactions to Liu Xiang and the nature of Chinese national pride

Reactions to Liu Xiang and the nature of Chinese national pride

Guest post from Shanghai-based Xiaodi Zhang, product management executive at eBay and co-founder of HopStix, a new China travel review site for sharing about food... 

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