Dr Jenny Clegg

Jenny Clegg is a senior lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies at the University of Central Lancashire. Her published work includes Fu Manchu and the ‘Yellow Peril’: the making of a racist myth (Trentham Books) and China’s Global Strategy: towards a multipolar world (Pluto Press, 2009).  The latter work centres on an exploration of the unipolar-multipolar dynamic between America’s assertion of hegemony and China’s promotion of a multipolar order. She has followed developments in China over a number of decades and has pursued research interests on China’s rural reforms as well as foreign relations. She is a vice-president of the Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding and a member of the editorial board for the World Review of Political Economy. She has produced a number of journal articles and book chapters. Most recently she has contributed articles in Progressonline, Left Futures, China Eye, Orient (Chinese for Labour) and Left Foot Forward.

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