Call for themes or topics 

Journal of China in Comparative Perspective (JCCP) is the only peer-reviewed bilingual journal for social scientific studies of China in the world, published quarterly in the end of Jan, April, July and October in print (ISSN 2040-0837), by CCPN Global from 2014.

JCCP is inviting thematic proposals for whole issues of JCCP organized around a common theme or topic. If accepted, the proposers of successful proposals for theme-based issues are invited to act as Guest Editors of the Journal. Note that each contribution to a specially edited themed issue will have to pass the normal reviewing process. Click HERE for Guidance for contributors.

JCCP encourages contributors to put the material about China into comparative perspective in JCCP as much as they can. JCCP will not be simply about China - there are already several excellent China journals. It will be about looking at China from a comparative viewpoint as a player in broader patterns of development, ideas, movements, networks, and systems. Comparison includes taking China as a case study of a generally applicable theory, or drawing analytic conclusions from comparative data about China and some other country or context. The comparison may be regional or global, historical or contemporary, and it may involve a comparison of perceptions, China's perceptions of others and others' perceptions of China in the context of China's encounter with the outside world in the political, economic, military, and cultural sense. Click HERE for more info about JCCP. 

The coverage of China in comparative perspective is very broad. We list 20 themes which were initiated by Professor Stephan Feuchtwang in 2006 as the core course of the MSc China in Comparative Perspective and related work at LSE. We also collect some related publications for your reference. See below:

  1. Examples of topics and themes at LSE
  2. Selected related publications

The proposal should include the followings:

  • a theme or topic
  • significance of the theme (explain why a new theme or topic needs to be added in the existing list);
  • whether or not it is based on a research project. If so give details; 
  • whether or not it relates to a conference or forum. If so give details; 
  • are there any funds available? If so give a detailed budget for producing one or two issues.
  • word limit of the proposal: about 1,000 words
  • proposer's CV


All theme proposals should be sent electronically to


        《中国比较研究》(JCCP) 是世界上唯一的、用社会科学研究中国的、有匿名评审的双语季刊,于2015年起由全球中国比较研究会每年六、十二月底出版印刷版(ISSN 2040-0837)。


       《中国比较研究》鼓励所有文章都经可能与中国比较研究相关,它不仅只是有关中国——业内已有数份有关中国研究的优秀期刊。本刊旨在从比较视野 观察中国,及其于更广范围内之发展、 理念、运动、关系和制度。比较研究包括以中国为专题案例,适用于一般性的应用理论,或从有关中国及他国或范畴之比较数据得出分析性结论。该比较可区域、可 全球,可历史、可当代,亦可为视角性的比较——中国对他者之观察及中国在政治、经济、军事、文化领域与外界接触时,他者对中国之观察。点击此处了解详情。



  •     一个主题或论题
  •     主题意义(解释为什么在现有的主题中需要增加一个新的主题或论题)
  •     该主题是否基于一个研究项目。如果是的话,请详细说明
  •     该主题是否与一个会议或论坛有关。如果是的,话请详细说明
  •     是否有经费运作该主题的期刊?如果有的话,请提供详细预算
  •     该提案的字数限制:约1000字
  •     建议书提交者的简历



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