Islamophobia, Terrorism and the Uyghurs: When Minorities in China Find Themselves on the Wrong Side of the Counterterrorism Discourse

  title={Islamophobia, Terrorism and the Uyghurs: When Minorities in China Find Themselves on the Wrong Side of the Counterterrorism Discourse},
  author={Sarah Tynen},
  pages={360 - 365}
Roberts and Tobin bridge the field of International Relations and the Uyghur question in China. At first, their focus on a lesser-known Indigenous group in China might seem to be a niche subject. H... 



The Sacred Routes of Uyghur History

For 250 years, the Turkic Muslims of Altishahr the vast desert region to the northwest of Tibet have led an uneasy existence under Chinese rule. Today they call themselves Uyghurs, and they have

Xi Jinping’s China: Marching toward a Chinese fascism?

The nature of the Chinese regime has not changed since 1949, but the need to renew the legitimacy of the Communist Party after the death of Mao Zedong led Deng Xiaoping to release the pressure of the

Regionalism as an Instrument for Global Power Contestation: The Case of China

ABSTRACT Claims about the decline of regionalism in world politics have overlooked the continuing development and expansion of Chinese initiatives. This article critically examines the conventional

State territorialization through shequ community centres: bureaucratic confusion in Xinjiang, China

  • Sarah Tynen
  • Sociology, Political Science
    Territory, Politics, Governance
  • 2019
ABSTRACT The shequ community centres in Xinjiang, China, provided services, safety and employment to the community. Yet, their heavy-handed controls through administration and policing created fear

Surveillance in China’s Xinjiang Region: Ethnic Sorting, Coercion, and Inducement

  • J. Leibold
  • Computer Science
    Journal of Contemporary China
  • 2019
This article interrogates the mechanics, logic and implications of Xinjiang’s surveillance society and demonstrates how Party-state monitoring comes not only in the form of physical monitoring and forced kinship but also automated, technology-driven tools such as GPS tracking, voice and facial recognition technologies, machine learning algorithms, and other software and hardware.

Authoritarian Deliberation: The Deliberative Turn in Chinese Political Development

Authoritarian rule in China is now permeated by a wide variety of deliberative practices. These practices combine authoritarian concentrations of power with deliberative influence, producing the

‘Thoroughly reforming them towards a healthy heart attitude’: China’s political re-education campaign in Xinjiang

  • A. Zenz
  • Education
    Central Asian Survey
  • 2018
ABSTRACT Since spring 2017, the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China has witnessed the emergence of an unprecedented re-education campaign. According to media and informant reports, untold

The Domestic Politics of the Belt and Road Initiative and its Implications

  • Baogang He
  • Political Science, Sociology
    Journal of Contemporary China
  • 2018
ABSTRACT Within the Belt and Road Initiative literature, as well as in the media more broadly, geopolitical and geostrategic analyses have largely undervalued a role for domestic politics analyses.

La Chine de Xi Jinping : en marche vers un fascisme à la chinoise ?

La nature du regime chinois n’a pas change depuis 1949, mais la necessite de renouveler la legitimite du Parti communiste au lendemain de la mort de Mao Zedong a conduit Deng Xiaoping a relâcher la