Cheng Li Newsletters

Fellowship Years: 1993-1995

Fellowship Topic: Growth of technocracy and its impact on the economy of the southeastern coast

Fellowship Area: China

 

Leaving Home to Go Home

“The Color of Money”: Shanghai Impressions

China’s Falsities & China’s Future: Part I – “Calling Things by Their Real Names”

China’s Falsities & China’s Future’ Part II ’Daxing” A Most Frequently Used Idiom in Shanghai”

China’s Falsities & China’s Future: Part III “Political Forecast: A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing”

China’s “Yuppie Corps”’ Part II College Networks of the “Best and the Brightest”

The Yin and Yang of East Asia Part I – “East Asian Threat?”

Tidal Wave of Migrant Laborers in China: Part I -“94ers” Eastward Ho!”

Tidal Wave of Migrant Laborers in China: Part II “200 Million Mouths Too Many”

The Yin and Yand of East Asia: Part II The Meeting of East and West

The Yin and Yand of East Asia: Part III – Techno-Nationalism vs. Techno-Globalism: East Asia in Search of a New Vision for the 21 st Century

Human Life & Human Responsibility: A Yangtze Three Gorges Adventure: Part I – “The First Impressions’s a Lasting Impression”

Human Life & Human Responsibility” A Yangtze Three Gorges Adventure: Part II -“Gorgeous Gorges!”

Human Life & Human Responsibility: A Yangtze Three Gorges Adventure: Part III – “Damn Dam”

Under Neon Lights: Street People in Shanghai

Sunan: Where the Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China’s Landscape: Part 1 Sunan’s Miracle: “Seeing is Believing”

Sunan: Where the Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China’s Landscape: Part II “A New Force Suddenly Coming to the Fore”

Sunan: Where the Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China’s Sunan: Where the Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China’s Model of China’s Urbanization

Sunan: Where the Rural Industrial Revolution Changes China’s Landscape: Part IV- Huaxi Village: A “Mini-Singapore” in China

Shanghai Surprises: Unless We Behold We Cannot Understand

On the Road to Subei: The Transportation Bottleneck in China’s Development

Visiting an SOE and Claiming an IOU

Who Created China’s Economic Miracle?

‘To Live is Not to Breathe: It is to Act’ – Dai Qing and her Notion of a Chinese Intellectual

“Shanghai: City for Sale” Part I – Land Leasing and Foreign Investment in China’s Largest City

“Shanghai: City for Sale”: Part II – “Construction Fever” and “Relocationphobia” of Urban Residents

Back to the Past” Part I – China on the Eve of Capitalist Takeover?

Back to the Past: Part II – Can Capitalism Solve China’s Problems?

Rediscovering China – “As Long as Books are Opened, Minds will not be Closed”

 

 

About the Author

Director of the John L. Thornton China Center and a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution. He is also a director of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Li focuses on the transformation of political leaders, generational change and technological development in China.