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Samson Yuen is Assistant Professor at the Department of Government and International Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University. He studies contentious politics, civil society, and food politics, with a particular focus on the Greater China region. He has published articles in Mobilization, Political Studies, Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Social Movement Studies, Island Studies Journal, Journal of Contemporary Asia, Journal of Contemporary China, China Information, Modern China, among others. He is a co-editor of An Epoch of Social Movements (Chinese University Press, 2018). He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Chicago, an MPhil in Comparative Government and a DPhil in Politics from Oxford University.
Yuen, Samson and Edmund Cheng. (Forthcoming). "Deepening the State: The Dynamics of China's United Front Work in Post-Handover Hong Kong." Communist and Post-communist Studies.
Yuen, Samson and Edmund Cheng. (Forthcoming). "Between high autonomy and sovereign control in a subnational island jurisdiction: The paradox of Hong Kong under 'One Country, Two Systems'." Island Studies Journal.
Yuen, Samson and Brian Leung. (Forthcoming). "Networked Countermobilisation: United Front and Pro-regime Grassroots Organisations in Post-handover Hong Kong," Journal of Contemporary Asia.
Yuen, Samson. (Forthcoming). "Native-Place Networks and Political Mobilization: The Case of Post-handover Hong Kong," Modern China.
Yuen, Samson. (Forthcoming). "Delivering Services in China's Fragmented Local State: The Procurement of Social Work NGOs in Guangzhou," China Review.
Tang, Gary , Eva P. W. Hung, Ho-Kong Christopher Au-Yeung, and Samson Yuen. (2020). "Politically Motivated Internet Addiction: Relationship among Online Information Exposure, Internet Addiction, FOMO, Psychological Well-being, and Radicalism in a Massive Political Turbulence," International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.
Lee, Francis L. F., Samson Yuen, Gary Tang and Edmund W. Cheng. (2019). "Hong Kong's Summer of Uprising: From Anti-Extradition to Anti-Authoritarian Protests," China Review 19(4): 1-32.
Cheng, Edmund and Samson Yuen. (2019). "Memory in Movement: Collective Identity and Memory Contestation in Hong Kong's Tiananmen Vigils," Mobilization: An International Quarterly, 24(4): 419-437. https://mobilizationjournal.org/doi/abs/10.17813/1086-671X-24-4-419
Yuen, Samson, and Sanho Chung. (2019). "Explaining Localism in Post-handover Hong Kong: An Eventful Approach," China Perspectives3: 19-29. https://journals.openedition.org/chinaperspectives/8044
Yuen, Samson, and Edmund Cheng. (2018). "Rethinking Contentious Politics in Hong Kong: Change and Continuity," Hong Kong Studies 1(1) 7-25. http://www.chineseupress.com/chinesepress/journal/HKS1.1/HKS1.1_7-25.pdf
Yuen, Samson. 2018. "Contesting Middle-class Civility: Place-based Collective Identity in Hong Kong's Occupy Mongkok," Social Movement Studies 17(4): 393-407.
Yuen, Samson. 2018. "Negotiating Service Activism in China: The Impact of NGOs' Institutional Embeddedness in the Local State," Journal of Contemporary China27(111): 406-422.
Kan, Karita and Samson Yuen. (2018). "Visceral Politics: Food and Risk in China-Taiwan Relations," China Information 32(3): 443-462.
Yuen, Samson, and Edmund W. Cheng. (2017). "Neither Repression nor Concession? A Regime's Attrition against Mass Protests." Political Studies 65(3): 611-630.
Cheng, Edmund W. and Samson Yuen. (2015). "The Umbrella Movement: Contentious Politics on China's Periphery," Twenty First Century Bimonthly 147: 22-32.
Yuen, Samson. 2015. "Friend or Foe? The Diminishing Space of China's Civil Society", China Perspectives, vol. 3, pp. 51-56. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/friend-or-foe-the-diminishing-space-of-chinas-civil-society/
Yuen, Samson. (2015). "Becoming a Cyber Power: China's Cybersecurity Upgrades and its Consequences", China Perspectives 2: 53-58. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/becoming-a-cyber-power-chinas-cybersecurity-upgrades-and-its-consequences/
Yuen, Samson. (2015). "Hong Kong After the Umbrella Movement: An Uncertain Future for the 'One Country Two Systems'", China Perspectives 1: 49-53. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/hong-kong-after-the-umbrella-movement-an-uncertain-future-for-one-country-two-systems/
Yuen, Samson. (2014). "Taming the 'Foreign Tigers' China's Anti-Trust Crusade against Multinational Companies", China Perspectives 4: 53-59. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/taming-foreign-tigers-chinas-anti-trust-crusade-multinational-companies/
Yuen, Samson. (2014). "Disciplining the Party. Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Campaign and its Limits", China Perspectives 3: 41- 47. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/disciplining-party-xi-jinpings-anti-corruption-campaign-limits/
Yuen, Samson. (2014). "Under the Shadow of China: Beijing's Policy towards Hong Kong and Taiwan in Comparative Perspective", China Perspectives 2: 69-76. http://www.cefc.com.hk/article/shadow-china-beijings-policy-towards-hong-kong-taiwan-comparative-perspective/
Yuen, Samson. (2014). "China's New Rural Land Reform? Assessment and Prospects", China Perspectives 1: 61-65. https://journals.openedition.org/chinaperspectives/6403?file=1
Yuen, Samson. (2013). "Debating Constitutionalism in China: Dreaming of a Liberal Turn", China Perspectives 4: 67-72. https://journals.openedition.org/chinaperspectives/pdf/6325