On this site, I present material related to my scientific articles. In the fields below, you will find documents presenting the material used in my articles.

The geopolitical code underlying China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Europe

The most important sources of this paper consist of articles derived from two media platforms closely related the China’s Communist Party, the People’s Net (人民网)and Qiushi Net (求是网). A description of the method for selecting those articles are provided below: 
Description of the method for selecting the articles 21.03.12.pdf

Article IV. Mechanisms behind Diffusion of Democracy in the Pearl River Delta Region
The prime material used in this study, consists of information from 18 interview sessions involving 20 respondents as well as some field work notes. Eight Hong Kong based labour NGOs and five Guangdong based labour NGOs are covered in the study.  Due to the confidentiality of the respondents, I cannot provide the transcribed interview material and the field notes on this webpage. However anonymized versions of the material can be provided to readers qualified to not misuse the information on demand . If you are interested in accessing these documents, please contact me gusundqv@abo.fi. The article was published in the book 'New Perspectives on China's Relations with the World: National, Transnational, and International' 2019. You can access it from the following link:

Information on the coding of the organizations are provided in the documents below:

Article III. Diffusion of Democracy among Civil Society Actors in Guangdong Province
This article was published in Studia Orientalia Electronica, vol 7, 2019. You can access it from the following link: https://journal.fi/store/article/view/64139

Three different methods are used in this article. Firstly, quantitative content analysis is used to develop relatively comprehensive nation-wide statistics on the number, location and conflict orientation of Chinese LNGOs. A confidential summary of the results is presented in document 1. Then the comparative method is used to analyse how a number of selected variables in different geographical regions covary with the presence of conflict oriented LNGOs. This data is presented in document 2. Finally, the research question is re-examined based on information derived through qualitative interview sessions with LNGO activists. A summary of the results and the coding guidelines used for analysing the data is presented in document 3 and 4. Confidential versions of the raw data, from the quantitative content analysis and the transcribed and coded interviews can be provided to readers qualified to not misuse the material.

Article II. Loyal Dissent
This article is written by me and Professor Johan Lagerkvist and was published in Studies in Media and Communication, vol. 1, nr. 1, 2013, s. 140-149. You can access it from the following link: http://redfame.com/journal/index.php/smc/article/view/121.

Article I. Marxism Still Matters
The material of this study consists of articles selected from the Peoples’ Daily, the CCP’s most authoritative newspaper. Below, "Marxism Still Matters – Quotations" contains the original Chinese language versions of the quotations used in the article. Due to copyright reasons, I am not able to present all People’s Daily articles used in the study at this webpage. However, if you are interested in the articles, feel free to contact me and I will send you the material (sundqvist.gustav@gmail.com). The article was published in Studia Orientalia Electronica, vol 4, 2016, s 89-107, 2016. You can access it from the following link: http://ojs.tsv.fi/index.php/StOrE/article/view/51455