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Lang Youxing- Professor

 

His research interests include Social Theory, Democracy and Democratization, Elite Theory, Chinese Village Elections, Political Sociology, Local Politics and Governance in China

 

Education Background

PhD, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore2004)

1990, Master of Sociology, Eastern China’s Normal University, P.R. China

1985, Bachelor of Philosophy, Hangzhou University, P.R. China

 

Experiences

1990-1994, Lecturer, Hangzhou University, P.R. China

1995-1997, Associate Professor, Hangzhou University, P.R. China

1998-2000, Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, P.R. China

1996.10-1997.10, Visiting Fellow, Murdoch University of Australia

1999.9-2000.1, Visiting Fellow, University of Tasmania of Australia

2004.9-2005.12, Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, P.R. China

12006.1-, Professor, Zhejiang University, P.R. China

 

Teaching Fields

Introduction to Political Science, Contemporary Social Theory, Contemporary China’s Politics, Political Methodology, Social Survey

 

Publications

Publications in English 

(1)“To Craft Village Democracy in China: The Roles of National Political Elites.” In Leadership in a Changing China, eds.Weixing Chen and Yang Zhong (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), pp.107-140.

(2) “Crafting Village Democracy in China: The Roles, Networking, and Strategies of Provincial Elites,” Journal of Chinese Political Science, Volume 11, No.2, Fall 2006, pp.83-104.

(3) Making Democracy Work: the Crafting and Manipulation of Chinese Village Democracy by Political Elites (Submitted to East Asian Institute at National University of Singapore, (April 2004, PhD Dissertation).

(4). “External Actors in the Process of Village Elections: Foreign NGOs and China”, in China's Opening Society: the Non-State Sector and Governance, eds. Joseph Fewsmith and Zheng Yongnian (Routledge, February 2008), pp.223-237.

 

Publications in Chinese

Book

(1) Non-government Development and Local Governance, edited, Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press, 2008.

(2) Readings of Political Science, edited, Hangzhou: Zhejiang University Press, 2008.

(3) Power and Wealth in Rural China, Translated, Zhejiang People Press, 2009.

(4) Making Democracy Work: The Crafting and Manipulation of Chinese Village Democracy by Political Elites, Xi’an: Northwestern University Press, 2009.

 

Articles in Referred Journals     

(1) “Deliberative Democracy and Local Experience in China”, Journal of Zhejiang Social Science,  no.1, 2005.

(2) “The Study on the Relationship between Village CCP and Village Committee”, Journal of  Ningbo CCP Party School, no.1, 2005.

(3) “From Tradition to Modernity: The Social Structure Change of One Town in Modern China”, Journal of Zhejiang University, no.3, 2005.

(4) “The Campaigns in Village Elections: A Study of Zhejiang”, Journal of Huazhong Normal University, no.4, 2005.

(5) “Political Elites and Village Self-governance in Rural China”, Journal of Zhejiang Social Science, no.6, 2006.

(6) “From Social Exclusion to Social Inclusion: Rural-Urban Migrants and Harmonious Community Building in Urban China”, in Report of Contemporary Chinese Politics Study V, edited by Hunag Weiping and Wang Yongcheng, Social Sciences literature Press, 2007, pp.115-142.

(7) “Local Government and sustainable development in Rural China”, China Population, Resources and Environment, Vol . 17, No. 4, 2007,134-139

(8) “Purpose, Prerequisite, and Functions: Private Entrepreneurs’ Political Participation”, Journal of Zhejiang Communist Party School, No.2, 2008, pp.58-63.

(9) “Democratic Politics, Harmonious Politics, and Cooperative Politics”,  Zhejiang Journal of Social Sciences, No.7, 2008.

(10) “Local Factors in Environmental Governing :How Local Environmental Officers

Influencing Law Enforcement”, China Population, Resources and Environment, Vol . 19  No. 3  2009,107-112

(11)  “Crafting Under Structural Context: An Approach to Political Change in Local China”, Chinese Journal of Social Sciences. Summer 2009, pp.130-133.

(12) “Political Inclusion and Rich People’s Political Participation”, Zhejiang Journal of Social Sciences, No.7, 2009, pp.108-115.

(13) “Chinese Citizen Conference: An Analysis of the Process and Functions  of ‘Democratic Consultation’ in Wenling”, Zhejiang Province,  Public Administration Review ,2009, pp.48-70

 

Papers in Conferences

(1)“Political Campaigns in Village Elections: A Case Study of Zhejiang, China” for An International Conference on “Chinese Local Governance: Deepening and Consolidating Local Democracy in China”, National University of Singapore, February 18–20, 2003.

(2) “Local Government and the Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Hengdian, Zhejiang” for the International Conference on “Local Sustainable Development and Local Government Reform”, National Chi Nan University of Taiwan, December 16-23, 2004.

(3)International Conference on Changing Governance and Public Policy Paradigm Shifts: Asian Perspective (19-20 November 2005, Guangzhou.

(4)October 26—27, 2006, Århus University of Denmark, “Deliberative Democracy and Public Participation in Environmental Governance in China: Two Cases from Zhejiang”.