China’s emergence as a scientific power this century is impressive. Recent reforms promise to raise the country’s profile in scientific research even further. Even so, China’s illiberal political system complicates the country’s quest for scientific leadership, particularly as efforts to increase CCP control have intensified in recent years.
Asian Survey, Vol. 59 No. 6, November/December 2019; (pp. 1022-1043) DOI: 10.1525/as.2019.59.6.1022
Publication Date Published online December 10, 2019.
Published By University of California Press Journals
Print ISSN 0004-4687
Online ISSN 1533-838X
Andrew B. Kennedy is Associate Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National University in Canberra. He is the author of The Conflicted Superpower: America’s Collaboration with China and India in Global Innovation (Columbia University Press, 2018) and The International Ambitions of Mao and Nehru: National Efficacy Beliefs and the Making of Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Email: < (email@example.com)>.