The government faces a principal–agent problem with lower-level state officers. Officers are often expected to use the state coercive capacity endowed to them to politically benefit the government. But officers can shirk from the government’s demands.
Lecture Theatre 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building, Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU
Oxford Seminar on Visual Culture in Modern and Contemporary China With his expertise on 'tongzhi' ('LGBT' in Chinese) in Taiwanese literature, Dr Ta-wei Chi will discuss how Taiwanese society’s understanding of tongzhi subculture has relied heavily on the act o
Seminar Room 1, China Centre, Dickson Poon Building
International History of East Asia Seminar Cold War Competition and Cooperation in East Asia Natalia Matveeva, SOAS, University of London: 'Same Goal, Different Roads: North and South Korean Post-liberation Economic Development and the Quest to Shape Historical