China's Current Role in Global Economic Governance: Pushing for Gradual Changes by Remaining within the System
Mohammad Shakil WAHED
University of Reading,UK
Once the alienated economy, China is now well integrated with the rest of the world. The country recognizes the growing importance of global economic governance. In fact, it is now almost impossible to ensure effective and meaningful global economic governance without ensuring China's active participation. ....

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International Law Teaching in China: Engaging in a Pedagogical Reform or Embracing Professionalism and Internationalization?
Qingjiang KONG
China University of Political Science and Law, China
As international law is becoming increasingly relevant to the rising China, serious problems have been found to cluster in the international law teaching in China. Since its introduction, the development of international law in China has been plagued by the love-and-hatred attitudes of the Chinese regimes in succession towards it. ....

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Bleached Light Verb in Future Tense in Mandarin
Xiaoya YE
Beijing Foreign Studies University, China
In Mandarin, 'yao' has more than one meaning. It can be used as a regular verb which means 'to want'; it can also be used as a future tense indicator which means 'will' or 'shall'. The author's hypothesis in this paper is that when 'yao' is used in sentences to indicate future tense, the predicates of such sentences are serial verb constructions; 'yao' functions as bleached light verb to indicate future tense. ....

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Literary Production and Popular Culture Film Adaptations in China since 1990
Yimiao ZHU
Nanjing Normal University, China
Since their invention, films have developed hand-in-hand with literature and film adaptations of literature have constituted the most important means of exchange between the two mediums. Since 1990, Chinese society has been undergoing a period of complete political, economic and cultural transformation. ....

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Liberalism in India-Pakistan Relations: a critique of realism
Muhammad Imran Mehsud
Quaid I Azam University, Pakistan
Liberalism is increasingly applied in explaining post-Cold War India-Pakistan relations. It is argued that both the nations have cultivated liberal values, resulting in complex interdependence and peace in their mutual relationship. The existence of different regimes as the Indus Waters Treaty, regional trade regime of SAPTA and SAFTA, CBMs and gas regime of TAPI and IPI, are referred to as liberal trends in their IR. However, this article contends such a view as na?ve and idealistic. ....

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