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Prof. Chen Feng (陳峰 教授)
Email: fchen@hkbu.edu.hk
Tel: 3411-5755
Professor

Teaching

CHSP 3216 Ideology and Socialism in China
POLS 3017 Government and Politics of China
POLS 3215 Government & Politics of the United States
POLS 4006 International Political Economy
POLS 4216 Democratization in East and Southeast Asia

Background
  • Ph.D., M.A., Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA
  • M.A., B.A., Department of International Politics, Fudan University, China
Major Research Interests
  • Comparative Politics, Political Economy
  • Chinese Politics
  • Transition Politics
  • Chinese Labor Politics
Research Projects
  • 2015-2016, Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship, Research Grant Council of Hong Kong, 2015-2016.
  • 2016, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Principal Investigator.
  • 2014, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Principal Investigator.
  • 2013, Chiang Ching Kuo International Scholarly Exchange Foundation.
  • 2008, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Principal Investigator.
  • 2003, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Principal Investigator.
  • 2000, Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, Competitive Earmarked Research Grant, Principal Investigator.
Publications

Economic Transition and Political Legitimacy in Post-Mao China: Ideology and Reform, State University of New York Press, 1995.

"Seeking Solution: How Chinese Local Governments Handle Collective Labor Disputes," with Xuehui Yang, in Ray Yep, Thomas Johnsen, and Jun Wang, eds., The Handbook of Urban Development in China (Elgar 2019).

"Movement-oriented labor NGOs in South China: Exit with Voice and Displaced Unionism", with Xuehui Yang, China Information, March 20, 2017; pp. 155-175.

"Disorganized Contentions and Local Institutional Building in China", with Yi Kang, Journal of Contemporary China, Volume 25, Issue 100, July 2016, pp. 596-612.

"China's Road to the Construction of Labor Rights", The Journal of Sociology, March 2016, 52: 24-38, 2016.

" 'Mediation First!' The Revival of Mediation in Labor Disputes in China", The China Quarterly, with Wenjia Zhuang, June 2015, pp.380-402.

"Against the State: The Labor Protest in China in the 1950s", Modern China. 2014, Vol. 40(5) 488-518.

"Labor Conflicts in China: Typologies and Their Implications" (with Mengxiao Tang), Asian Survey, No. 3 (March 2013) pp. 559-583.

" 'Active Judiciary': Judicial Dismantling of Workers' Collective Action" (with Xin Xu), The China Journal, No. 67, January 2012 pp.87-108.

"Trade Unions and the Quadripartite Process of Strike Settlement in China", The China Quarterly, (March 2010), 201, pg. 104-124.

"Union Power in China: Source, Operation, and Constraints", Modern China, Vol.35, Number 6 November 2009, pp. 662-689.

"Worker Leaders and Framing Factory-Based Resistance", in Kevin O'brien, ed.,Popular Protest in China, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2008, pp.88-108.

"Individual Rights and Collective Rights: Labor's Predicament in China", Communist and Post-Communist Studies(40) 2007, pp.59-79.

"Privatization and its discontents in Chinese Factories", The China Quarterly, No. 185, March 2006, 42-60.

"Legal Mobilization by Trade Unions: The Case of Shanghai", The China Journal, no.52, July 2004, 27-45

"Between the State and Labor: The Conflict of Chinese Trade Unions' Dual Institutional Identity", The China Quarterly, No.176, December 2003, pp.1006-1028.

"Industrial Restructuring and Workers' Resistance in China", Modern China, Vol.29, No.2, April 2003, 237-262.

"Shanghai's Re-employment Project: The Institutional Workings and Consequences for Workers", China Information, Vol.XIV, No.2, 2000, 169-193.

"Subsistence Crisis, Managerial Corruption, and Labor Protest in China", The China Journal, July 2000, 41-63

"A Unfinished Battle in China: The leftist Criticism of the Reform and the Third Thought Emancipation", The China Quarterly, 158 (June 1999), 447-467.

"Rebuilding Party's Normative Authority: An Analysis of the CCP's Socialist Spiritual Civilization", Problems of Post-Communism, 45 (6, 1998), 33-42.

"The Neoconservative Political Thought in Post-June Fourth China", The China Quarterly, No.151, September 1997, 593-613.

"Market vs. Party in Post-Mao China: The Erosion of Leninism from Below," (with Ting Gong), Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politic, 13 (3, 1997), .148-166;

"The Dilemma of Edaemonic Legitimacy in Post-Mao China", Polity, 29 (3, 1997), 421-440.

"The Rise of Developmentalism Across the Taiwan Strait" (with Ting Gong), in Bin Yu and James Chong eds., Greater China, (Nova Science Publishers, 1996), 19-41.

"Ideology Versus Economic Pragmatism: State Ownership Reform in China, 1980-1993", Asian Thought and Society, October 1995, 12-32.