James Reilly

University of Sydney

James Reilly is a senior lecturer in the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Strong Society, Smart State: The Rise of Public Opinion in China's Japan Policy (Columbia University Press, 2012), and the co-editor of Australia and China at 40 (UNSW Press, 2012).

He has published several book chapters in edited volumes, as well as articles in: Asian Survey, China: An International Journal, Chinese Journal of International Politics, Japanese Journal of Political Science, Journal of Contemporary China, Modern Asian Studies, Survival, and Washington Quarterly.

He holds a Ph.D. from George Washington University and an M.A. from the University of Washington, and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Oxford (2008–09). Before that, he served as the East Asia Representative of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in China from 2001–2008.

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JUN 13, 2013 Article

China's Unilateral Sanctions

China's opposition to economic sanctions is legendary, yet there has been a subtle but significant shift in its own use of such sanctions. This represents ...