Staff List

Prof. Chen Feng (陳峰 教授)
Tel: 3411-5755


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

  • 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
  • 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.

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

"China's Road to the Construction of Labor Rights", The Journal of Sociology, forthcoming.

"Disorganized Popular Contention and Local Institutional Building in China", with Yi Kang, Journal of Contemporary China, forthcoming.

" '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.