1. Introduction - Re-thinking China's influence across surrounding jurisdictions: A concentric center-periphery framework 2. More than sharp power: Chinese influence operations in Taiwan, Hong Kong and beyond Part 1: Contextualizing China's influence: The comparative perspectives 3. China's assimilation of peripheries in former Qing imperial frontiers: A comparative-historical perspective 4. Peripheral nationalisms of Taiwan and Hong Kong under China's influence: A comparative-nationalism perspective 5. China's empire-building across peripheries: A comparative-imperialism perspective Part 2: China's Influence in Peripheral Autonomy: Hong Kong as a case study 6. China's influence on Hong Kong's elections: Evidence from Legislative Council elections 7. China's influence on Hong Kong's economy: Lessons from mainlander tourism 8. China's influence on Hong Kong's media: Subduing press freedom 9. China's influence on Hong Kong's entertainment industry: Lessons from film production 10. China's influence on Hong Kong's religions: Interreligious comparison Part 3: China's Influence in Peripheral Contested State: Taiwan as a case study 11. China's influence on Taiwan's elections: The impact of the "1992 Consensus" on presidential elections 12. China's influence on Taiwan's economy: The economic statecraft of mainlander tourism 13. China's influence on Taiwan's media: A model of transnational diffusion of Chinese censorship 14. China's influence on Taiwan's entertainment industry: The Chinese state, entertainment capital, and netizens in the witch-hunt for 'Taiwan independence suspects' 15. China's influence on Taiwan's religions: Mazu belief across the strait Part 4: China's Influence in Peripheral Sovereign States: Cases studies from Indo-Pacific states 16. China's influence in Southeast Asia: No easy answers 17. China's influence in South Asia: Under the shadow of the Sino-Indian relationship 18. China's Influence in Central Asia: Sinophobia and the wave of anti-China Protests 19. China's influence in Australia and New Zealand: Making the democratic world safe for dictatorship 20. Conclusion - China's influence and the pushback: Tentative conclusions beyond Hong Kong and Taiwan 21. Epilogue: The place of Hong Kong and Taiwan in the Asia policies of the Trump administration
Brian C.H. Fong is Associate Professor and Founding Associate Director of The Academy of Hong Kong Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Wu Jieh-min is Research Fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, and served as a Director at the Center for Contemporary China, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Andrew J. Nathan is Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, USA.