American Review of China Studies

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

Current Issue

Vol 22, No. 1, Spring 2021


Behind the Fraudulent Claim of “China Virus”

Jingyi Song

Industrialization and Visual Representations of Women Athletes in Socialist China: A Case Study of Cover Images of Xin Tiyu (New Sports)

Xinghui He, Yuxin Ma

Location Selection and Risk Characteristics of China’s OFDI under the Belt and Road Initiative

Lihua Yang, Zhe Wang

Tool Selection of China’s Affordable Housing Policies – Based on a Content Analysis of Housing Reform Policies since 1998

Wenlong Lou, Juan Zhang, Yuhua Qiao

Book Reviews

Juan Du. The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City (Harvard University Press, 2020)

Yi Feng

Annika A. Culver and Norman Smith eds. Manchukuo Perspectives: Transnational Approaches to Literary Production (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2019)

Yuxin Ma


About the Authors

Article Authors

Xinghui He received her Ph.D from Beijing Sport University and is an Associate Professor in School of Journalism & Communication, Beijing Sport University. She has published two monographs History of Olympic Official Films (2017) and Olympic Ceremony: Visual Media and Cultural Identity (2018), and twenty articles in Journal of Sports and Science, Journal of Beijing Sport University, Journal of Chengdu Sport University, Chinese Journalist, World Cinema, Contemporary Film, and Journal of TV Research. She served as a judge for Beijing International Sports Film Week. She is also the member of Sports Film and Television Professional Committee. She can be reached at

Wenlong Lou is a professor in the Department of Public Administration at Yanshan University, Hebei Province, P.R. China. His research focuses on China’s housing policies. He can be reached at

Yuxin Ma received her Ph.D from University of Minnesota and is an Associate Professor of East Asian History at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She has published a monograph Women Journalists and Feminism in China, 1898-1937 (2010) and authored peer-reviewed articles in Twentieth Century China, Gender Issues, Women’s History Review, American Review of China Studies, American Journal of Chinese Studies, Chinese Historical Review, The Journal of Modern Chinese History and other journals. She has contributed a number of book chapters and book reviews. Recently she has completed her second book manuscript, Chinese Film Workers at Manying: Cinema and Daily Lives Under Japanese Occupation, which is under contract with the University of Kentucky Press. Ma served as a manuscript reviewer for Twentieth Century China and The Pacific Historical Review. She is the Vice President of Southeast Conference of Asian Studies in 2020. She can be reached at

Yuhua Qiao is a professor in the Political Science Department at Missouri State University. Her research interests are in the area of state tax policies, public procurement, and China’s Health care housing policies. She can be reached at

Jingyi Song is Professor of History at SUNY – Old Westbury, teaching Chinese Diaspora, 20th Century and a graduate level course of Asian American History. She recently published her new book, Denver’s Chinatown 1875-1900, Gone but not Forgotten by Brill. Professor Song is currently serving as the President of ACPSS.

Zhe Wang is a doctoral student in Department of Economics, Institute for International Economics at Nankai University, with a research interest in world economy and international investment, especially in the areas of multinationals and FDI.

Lihua Yang, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Business of Business School at China University of Political Science and Law. Her research areas cover international economics, multinational corporation studies and FDI. She has presided over projects supported by National Social Science Foundation of China and several provincial research projects.

Juan Zhang is a graduate student in the Department of Public Administration at Yanshan University, Hebei Province, P.R. China. Her research interest is on China’s housing policy. She can be reached at

Book Review Authors

Yi Feng, Ph.D, is the Luther Lee Jr. Memorial Chair Professor at School of Social Science, Policy & Evaluation, Claremont Graduate University.

Yuxin Ma, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor of East Asian History at the University of Louisville.