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|Born||1945 (age 68–69)
|Alma mater||University of Manchester (B.A.)
University of Cambridge (Ph.D.)
|Occupation||editor, academic, author|
Martin Jacques (born 1945) is a British journalist and academic.
Jacques was educated at King Henry VIII School, an independent school in Coventry, (at the time a partly fee-paying boys' Direct Grant Grammar School), followed by the University of Manchester, where he graduated with a first-class Honours degree, and subsequently at King's College at the University of Cambridge, where he studied for a PhD.
Life and career
Jacques was editor of the Communist Party of Great Britain's journal, Marxism Today from 1977 until its closure in 1991. In this period, Jacques was the co-editor or co-author of The Forward March of Labour Halted? (1981), The Politics of Thatcherism (1983) and New Times (1989).
Jacques was a co-founder of the think-tank Demos.
Jacques is a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics Asia Research Centre.
He was a visiting professor at the International Centre for Chinese Studies at Aichi University in Japan, a visiting professor at Renmin University in Beijing and a senior visiting fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore.
In 2009, Jacques' book about Asian modernity and the rise of China entitled When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order was published.
- Guardian Column - Martin Jacques
- New Statesman - Martin Jacques
- Audio: Martin Jacques in conversation on the BBC World Service discussion show The Forum
- Video: Martin Jacques discusses his book, When China Rules the World, at the Asia Society, 11 November 2009
- Video: Martin Jacques speaks on Understanding the Rise of China at a TED Conference, October 2010
- Profile at China Speakers Agency
- Martin Jacques interviewed by Alan Macfarlane 12 April 2011 (film)
|Deputy Editor of The Independent