American Review of China Studies

Official Journal of Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the U.S. (ACPSS)

Current Issue

Vol 20, No. 2, Fall 2019

Articles

Capital Punishment in China: Public Opinion, Politics and Governance

Bill Hebenton, Liqun Cao

Safeguarding Consumers’ Legal Rights:  A Fantasy Theme Analysis of Chinese Netizens’ Rhetorical Vision on Xi’an Benz Woman Incident

Shaorong Huang

Revisiting A Forgotten Debate of 1989: How China’s Reform Was Shaped

Yonggang Huang

 Reflections and Analysis of the Development Paths of Cultural Industries in the Xiong’an New Area

Zhou Fan, Xiaolu Cai

Book Reviews

Michael Szonyi. The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017)

Lane J. Harris

Johanna S. Ransmeier. Sold People: Traffickers and Family Life in North China. (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2017)

Debra A. Henderson

 

About the Authors

Article Authors

Xiaolu Cai, Ph.D, Lecturer, School of Cultural Industries Management of Communication University of China. Her research interests and publications are in the areas of arts management, cultural economics and public cultural services.

Liqun Cao is Professor in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada. His research has appeared across a range of key criminology journals including Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice, Justice Quarterly, Policing, Social Problems, and Social Forces. His co-authored paper, Crime Volume and Law and Order Culture (2007), won the 2008 Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ Donal MacNamara Award for the best article of the year. He is the author of the textbook Major Criminological Theories: Concepts and Measurement (2004), the lead author of Policing in Taiwan from Authoritarianism to Democracy (2014), and a co-editor of Lessons of International/Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice (2004) and Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014). Email:  liqun.cao@ontariotechu.ca

Zhou Fan, Ph.D, Professor, Dean of School of Cultural Industries Management of Communication University of China, the Director of the cultural industry expert committee of Ministry of Culture of PR. China. His research interests and publications are in the areas of cultural policy, area cultural economics and public cultural services.

Bill Hebenton teaches and researches in the Criminology Department, University of Manchester, UK, where he is also a research associate of the Manchester China Institute. He has a longstanding interest in comparative criminology, and with a particular focus on the development of criminology and criminal justice in China and Greater China. His research has been published in wide range of academic journals, including the British Journal of Criminology, International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice, and Policing & Society. He is co-editor with Jianhong Liu and Susyan Jou of the Handbook of Asian Criminology (2013). With Liqun Cao and Ivan Sun, he co-edited the landmark Routledge Handbook of Chinese Criminology (2014). He is currently President of the Association of Chinese Criminology and Criminal Justice in the United States (ACCCJ). Email: Bill.Hebenton@manchester.ac.uk

Shaorong Huang, Professor of English and communication at University of Cincinnati, USA, lecture professor of Renmin University of China and Xi’an International Studies University, China, received his Ph.D. in speech communication in 1994 from Bowling Green State University, USA. With a research interest in political rhetoric and cross-cultural communication, he has published one academic book, To Rebel Is Justified: A Rhetorical Study of China’s Cultural Revolution Movement: 1966-1969 (1996) and more than twenty research articles. He has also published other books including translations and college English textbooks. His most recent books are The Romance of the Western Chamber, a Kunqu Opera: Translation, Introduction and Annotations (2013); Mu Guiying Takes Command, a Beijing Opera: Translation, Introduction and Annotations (2015); and Grand Occasion in the Golden Years of Zhenguan, a Beijing Opera: Translation, Introduction and Annotations (2015).

Yonggang Huang, Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and literatures at Brooklyn College-City University of New York. B.A. in English from Yunnan Normal University, China, M.A. in American Studies from Baylor University and Doctor of Arts in Modern World History from St. John’s University, New York. He has published 4 books (3 co-authored) including America Encounters Classical Chinese Culture: A Pedagogy for Philosophy and Literature, Sun Yat-sen University Press (2015), and many articles in Chinese and English on classical Chinese philosophy and literature. He was a recipient of Outstanding Book Award for Teaching Methodology (2015) by the Association of Chinese Professors of Social Sciences in the United States (ACPSS),

 

Book Review Authors

Lane J. Harris is an Associate Professor of History at Furman University.

Debra A. Henderson is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Ohio University.