China Perspectives is an interdisciplinary academic journal, established in 1995, which focuses on the political, social, economic and cultural evolutions of contemporary China (PRC, Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan).
China Perspectives is supported by the Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences of the CNRS.
An academic journal
Endowed with an Editorial Board of internationally recognised experts in all areas of the social sciences;
All submissions are blindly reviewed by two anonymous external referees;
An internationally recognised journal
Indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index (Web of Science) since 2019.
Indexed in The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) since 2015.
Ranked by the French Council for the Evaluation of Research (HCERES) in Political Science, Sociology/demography and Anthropology.
Credited with 9.9 ICDS (Secondary Composite Index Broadcasting) metric. Consultation can be performed by the MIAR system (Universitat de Barcelona).
A-ranked in Social Sciences by Clasificación Integrada de Revistas Científicas (Grenada).
China Perspectives is available in 8 international databases (including EBSCO, Informit, JStor, Proquest, Openeditions, etc.);
In a readable format
As a multidisciplinary journal, China Perspectives aims to make recent and original research accessible beyond disciplinary boundaries; using a variety of approaches, the journal covers the areas of politics, economics, social, and cultural developments in contemporary China; a quarterly publication, the journal remains reactive to current events while maintaining the distance necessary to academic research; Published in Hong Kong, the journal is close to the field and endeavours to publish ground-breaking work by scholars.
A bilingual publication
China Perspectives also appears in French under the title Perspectives chinoises; all articles written in one language are translated into the other; the content of both versions is strictly identical.
Structured in four sections
- A Special Feature coordinated by an expert on the topic, which is approached through a collection of peer-reviewed research articles;
- Peer-reviwed Research Articles devoted to all aspects of contemporary China;
- Current Affairs: research notes on recent news articles or academic publications providing background on current events and discussions in China;
- Book Reviews of recent publications as well as longer review essays of important works tracking the latest developments in the field of research.
- Publisher’s version/PDF only, after a 1-year embargo following publication.
- Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with set statement. Mandatory OA: 1-year embargo can be lifted upon decision of publisher.
ARSÈNE Séverine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
ATTANÉ Isabelle, INED, Paris
BILLIOUD Sébastien, Université Paris Diderot
CABESTAN Jean-Pierre, Hong Kong Baptist University
CAI Yongshun, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
CHAN Anita, The Australian National University
CHENG Edmund, Hong Kong Baptist University
CHU Yun-han, National Taiwan University
COLIN Sébastien, INALCO, Paris
DE KLOET Jeroen, The University of Amsterdam and Beijing Film Academy
DÉMURGER Sylvie, CNRS, Lyon
EVANS Harriet, London School of Economics and Political Science
FLORENCE Éric, Université de Liège
FROISSART Chloé, Université de Rennes 2
FU Hualing, The University of Hong Kong
GUIHEUX Gilles, Université Paris Diderot
HSIAO Michael, Academia Sinica, Taipei
HUANG Youqin, University at Albany, State University of New York
HUCHET Jean-François, INALCO, Paris
JACKA Tamara, The Australian National University
JI Zhe, INALCO, Paris
JOBIN Paul, Academia Sinica, Taipei
KAN Karita, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
KIELY Jan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
LE MENTEC Katiana, CNRS, Paris
LING Minhua, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
MUYARD Frank, EFEO/National Central University, Taipei
NAUGHTON Barry, University of California, San Diego
PALMER David A., The University of Hong Kong
PILS Eva, King’s College London
QIU Jack Linchuan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
SCHUBERT Gunter, Eberhard Karis University Tübingen
SO Alvin, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
THIREAU Isabelle, EHESS, CNRS, Paris
TSAI Kellee, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
UNGER Jonathan, The Australian National University
VEG Sebastian, EHESS, Paris
VERMANDER Benoît, Fudan University, Shanghai
XIANG Biao, University of Oxford
YUEN Samson, Lingnan University
ZHANG Yinde, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3
ZWEIG David, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology