Political Science

Revolutionary Times by Gao Hua (Guangzhou: Guangdong People’s Press, 2010 first edition; 2012 second edition). 革命年代, 高华, 广东人民出版社2010年第1版,2012年第2版. Reviewed by Liu Yanwen (PhD candidate, History, East China Normal University; HYI Archival Research Program Visiting Fellow) The late Gao Hua, who was...More
Insider Story: A Learned Evaluation of “One Country Two Systems” in Hong Kong (一國兩制下香港的法治探索), by Albert Chen Hung-Yee 陳弘毅 (Hong Kong: Chung Hwa Book Co., 2010). Reviewed by Michael LI Jia (National Chengchi University, Taiwan) In 1997, the sovereignty of Hong Kong was transferred back to China...More
The Rise of Industrial Policy in China, 1978-2012 (Sebastian Heilmann and Lea Shih, University of Trier) Abstract This study examines the forces that facilitated the surge of national industrial policy programs in China after 2004. We trace the formative role of transnational exchanges with Japan...More
Selectivity, Welfare Stigma, and the Take-up of Social Welfare: How Do Chinese People Manage Welfare Stigma? (Sophie Fenghua Zhou, School of Management, Central China Normal University; HYI Grassroots Training Program Visiting Scholar 2010-11) Abstract Scholarship of welfare stigma agrees that the...More
新中国第一次普选运动与“国家主人翁”形象建构——以上海为例,兼及北京 (Constructing the Discourse of “Masters of the Country” in New China’s First General Election: Shanghai and Beijing Compared) (Zhang Jishun, East China Normal University) Abstract: The People’s Republic of China’s 1953-54 general elections for local People’s...More
What Comes Next After Socialism in China? : Communist Neo-Traditionalism Twenty Five Years After (Won Jaeyoun, Yonsei University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2011-12) Abstract The transformation of labour and unemployment in China raises a question of “What was socialism and what comes next.” This paper...More
Bargaining For Home: A Case Study of Urban Village Demolition Projects in Beijing (Liu Yiran, Tsinghua University; HYI Visiting Fellow, 2011-12) Abstract Using the Liulang Zhuang village as a case study, this paper explores how the simplification of state projects contradicts the complex reality of...More
传 统媒体作为调停者:框架整合与政策变迁 (Traditional Media as Mediators: an Integrated Framework and Policy Change) (Prof. Zeng Fanxu, Zhongshan University; HYI Visiting Scholar 2010-11) Abstract 近些年来,部分传统媒体自觉发展成为“调停者”,它们的策略性框架过程,有助于促成官方舆论与民间舆论的互动,形成“框架整合”的局面,并在一定程度影响社会抗争的政策结果。本文选取了发生于2007 年至2011 年的9 个中国都市环境维权抗争案例,...More
Modern Public Rules and Rural Society (现代公共规则与乡村社) by Zhang Jing (张静), published by Shanghai Bookstore Publishing House (上海书店出版社), March, 2006. Reviewed by He Xu (PhD candidate, Sociology, Fudan University; HYI Grassroots Training Program Fellow) The author frames her argument about the development...More
劳动热情与弄虚作假——计划经济时期生产过程中生产者与国家权力的一致、分歧与互动 (Labor Enthusiasm and Deception) (Jia Wenjuan, Ph.D. candidate, Zhongshan University; HYI Grassroots Training Program Visiting Fellow 2011-12)More
An Entrepreneurial Party-state and Its “City Manager”: The Ningbo Urban Construction Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (NBUCI) and Ningbo’s Tianyi Square Project (ZHANG Han, The University of Hong Kong; HYI Grassroots Training Program Visiting Fellow 2010-2011)More
Jawaharlal Nehru and China: a Study in Failure? (Ramachandra Guha, 2011 Harvard-Yenching Institute Ingalls Fellow)More