The Nottingham China Policy Institute series brings cutting edge scholarship, policy relevance and accessibility together. It includes works on the economics, society, culture, politics, international relations, national security and history of the Chinese mainland, Taiwan and Hong Kong in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Books in this series are written in an accessible style though they are based on meticulous research. They put forward exciting ideas and research findings that specialist academics need to take note of while policy makers and opinion leaders will find inspiring. They represent innovative multidisciplinary scholarship at its best in the study of contemporary China.