Jian Zhang

Deputy Head of School (Education)
Associate Professor

Dr. Jian Zhang is an associate professor in International and Political Studies and the Deputy Head (Education) of the School of Humanities & Social Sciences (HASS), UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy. His primary research interests are Chinese foreign and security policy, China's military modernisation, Asia-Pacific security and Australia-China relations. He is the Vice-President of the Executive Committee (2021-2024) of International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific, a member of the Australian Committee of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (AUS-CSCAP), and an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP) at Stockholm, Sweden. 

 

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Books
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Zhang J, 2007, Building `a harmonious world`? Chinese perceptions of regional order and implications for Australia, Strategic Insights 35, Australian Strategic Policy Institute, Canberra
2007
Zhang J, 2004, Government and Market in China: A Local Perspective, Original, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA
2004
Book Chapters
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Zhang J, 2019, '"Toward A 'World Class' Military: Reforming The PLA under Xi Jinping"', in Golley J; Jaivin L; Farrelly P; Strange S (ed.), China Story Yearbook 2019: Power, ANU Press, Canberra, pp. 218 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.22459/CSY.2019
2019
Zhang J, 2018, 'Australia's New 'Indo-Pacific' Strategy', in Yu C (ed.), Annual Report on Development of Oceania (2017-2018): "Indo-Pacific Strategic Concept' and its impact on Australian Foreign Policy, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, pp. 202 - 211
2018
Zhang J, 2017, 'The Role of Think Tanks in China's National Governance: Evolution, Opportunities and Challenges', in Wang P (ed.), Research on Modernization of State Governance, China Social Sciences Press, Beijing, pp. 87 - 103
2017
Zhang J, 2017, 'Australia's Policy towards the Pacific Islands Region: Evolution and Challenges', in Yu C (ed.), Annual Report on Development of Ocean (2016-2017): Regional Cooperation in Oceania Under the Framework of Global Governance, edn. 1st, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, pp. 126 - 137
2017
Zhang J, 2016, 'Analysis on New Changes in Australia's South China Sea Policy and Their Causes', in Yu C (ed.), Blue Book on Oceania: Annual Report on Development of Oceania (2015-2016), edn. 1st, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, pp. 67 - 79
2016
Zhang J, 2015, 'China's Role in the Pacific Islands Region', in Azizian R; Cramer C (ed.), Regionalism, Security and Cooperation in Oceania, The Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies, Honolulu, pp. 43 - 56
2015
Zhang J, 2015, 'China's South China Sea policy: evolution, cliams and challenges', in Buszynski L; Roberts C (ed.), The South China Sea Maritime Dispute: Polical, legal and regional perspectives, Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 60 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315858029
2015
Zhang J, 2014, 'The Relationship of China-Australian Military Exchanges', in Yu C (ed.), Blue book of Oceania: Annual Report on development of Oceania (2013-2014), edn. 1st, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, pp. 263 - 273, http://www.ssapchina.com/ssapzx/c_00000009000200010006/d_1048.htm
2014
Zhang J; Jurriens E; Sakai M, 2014, 'Lessons from disaster relief in the Asia Pacific', in Sakai M; Jurriens E; Zhang J; Thornton A (ed.), Agency in Asia Pacific Disaster Relief, Routledge, Oxton and New York, pp. 209 - 216, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315884356
2014
Zhang J, 2014, 'The Military and Disaster Relief in China: trends, drivers and implications', in Sakia M; Jurrien E; Zhang J; Thornton A (ed.), Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific, Routledge, Abingdon and New York, pp. 69 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315884356
2014
Sakai M; Jurriens E; Thornton A; Zhang J, 2014, 'Coping with disaster: Agency and resilience in the Asia-Pacific context', in Sakai M; Thornton A; Jurriens E; Zhang J (ed.), Agency in Asia Pacific Disaster Relief, Routledge, Oxton and New York, pp. 3 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315884356
2014
Zhang J, 2013, 'China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea: A Strategic shift?', in Buszynski L; Roberts C (ed.), The South China Sea and Australia's Regional Security Environment, National Security College, Australian national University, Canberra, pp. 18 - 24
2013
Zhang J, 2011, 'Australia and China: The Challenges to Forging a 'True Friendship'', in Cotton J; Ravenhill J (ed.), Middle Power Dreaming, edn. Original, Oxford University Press, Australia and New Zealand, pp. 71 - 93
2011
Zhang J, 2008, 'Australia's Responses to China's 'Peaceful Rise': The Security Dimension', in Xu B; Lu Y (ed.), 澳大利亚研究新视觉 环境与发展 New Perspectives on Australian Studies: Environment and Development, edn. 1st, Inner Mongolia University Press, Hohhot, pp. 163 - 174
2008
Zhang J, 2007, 'The Influence of Chinese Nationalism on Sino-Japanese Relations', in Heazle M; Knight N (ed.), China-Japan Relations inthe Twenty-First Century: Creating a Future Past?, edn. First, Edward Elgar
2007
Zhang J, 2006, 'Australia and China: Towards a Strategic Partnership?', in Cotton J; Ravenhill J (ed.), Trading on Alliance Security: Australia in World Affairs 2001-2005, edn. First, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, pp. 89 - 111
2006
Zhang J, 2003, 'Chinese Nationalism and its Foreign Policy Implications', in Asia-Pacific Security: Policy Challenges, edn. First, ISEAS Publishers, Singapore, pp. 108 - 125
2003
Zhang J, 2002, 'From village commons to shareholding corporation; collective property reforms in a Chinese village', in Sally Sargeson (ed.), From village commons to shareholding corporation; collective property reforms in a Chinese village, edn. Original, Routledge Press, London and New York, pp. 102 - 120
2002
Zhang J, 1998, 'Property Rights Reform in Rural Industry', in Wu Y (ed.), China's Reform and Economic Growth, NCDS Asia Pacific Press, Canberra, pp. 301 - 330
1998
Conference Papers
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Zhang J, 2010, 'China's Defence White Paper: Between Transparency and Propaganda', in China's Defence White Paper: Between Transparency and Propaganda, University of Auckland, Auckland
2010
Zhang J, 2008, 'The Chinese Vision of a `Harmonious World` and East Asian Regionalism', in Online proceedings of the 2008 Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 2008 Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Queensland, presented at 2008 Oceanic Conference on International Studies, University of Queensland, 02 July 2008 - 04 July 2008
2008
Zhang J, 2006, 'Assessing Australia-China Relations Post-9/11', in 9th International Conference of Australian Studies in China, 9th International Conference of Australian Studies in China, Xuzhou, China, presented at 9th International Conference of Australian Studies in China, Xuzhou, China, 06 November 2006 - 12 November 2006
2006
Creative Written Works
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Zhang J, 2017, Trump 100: A New Approach Towards Beijing, Australian Outlook, Australian Institute of International Affairs, http://www.internationalaffairs.org.au/australianoutlook/new-approach-towards-beijing/
2017
Zhang J, 2017, China's 'New Thinking' of the East China Sea Dispute, maritime issues, Maritime Issues, http://www.maritimeissues.com/politics/chinas-new-thinking-of-the-east-china-sea-dispute.html
2017
Edited Books
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Jurriens EC; Sakai M; Zhang J; Thornton A, (eds.), 2014, Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific: Agency and Resilience, Routledge, London and New York, https://www.routledge.com/Disaster-Relief-in-the-Asia-Pacific-Agency-and-Resilience/Sakai-Jurriens-Zhang-Thornton/p/book/9780415711777
2014
Sakai M; Jurriens E; Zhang J; Thornton A, (eds.), 2014, Disaster Relief in the Asia Pacific: Agency and Resilience, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315884356
2014
Journal articles
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Zhang J, 2016, 'The South China Sea and China-US Relations: Beijing's Perspective', National Asian Security Studies Program issue brief, vol. 3.1, pp. 4 - 9, https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/nassp-pdf/3.1,%20The%20South%20China%20Sea%20and%20China_0.pdf
2016
Zhang J, 2015, 'China’s new foreign policy under xi jinping: Towards ‘peaceful rise 2.0’?', Global Change, Peace and Security, vol. 27, pp. 5 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14781158.2015.993958
2015
Zhang J, 2012, 'China's Defense White Papers: A critical appraisal', Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 21, pp. 881 - 898, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2012.684969
2012
Zhou W; Mueller P; Hu J, 2012, 'Message from CSS 2012 general chairs', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 7672 LNCS
2012
Zhang J, 2010, 'China's Pursuit of Sea Power: Trends, Drivers and Policy Challenges', Ocean Law, Society and Management, vol. 1, pp. 139 - 152
2010
Zhang J, 2005, 'Manager empowerment in China: Political implications of rural industrialization in the reform era', China Journal, vol. 53, pp. 156 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/20066001
2005
Zhang J, 2005, 'Review of `Manager Empowerment in China: Political Implications of Rural Industrialization in the Reform Era`', China Journal, vol. 53, pp. 156 - 157
2005
Zhang J, 2001, 'Property rights and managerial Incentives within a Rural Chinese Shareholding Cooperative Enterprise', Issues & Studies, vol. 37, pp. 29 - 58
2001
Zhang J; Sargeson S, 1999, 'Re-assessing the Role of the Local State: A Case Study of Local Government Interventions in Property Rights', The China Journal, vol. 42, pp. 77 - 102
1999

China’s foreign and security policies, Chinese military affairs, Asia Pacific security affairs, Chinese politics and Australia-China relations.

Organisational units
lensSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences
Sub Theme
lensAsia-Pacific Development & Security
lensFuture Operations
lensMaritime Security