YANQI TONG portrait
  • Professor, Political Science Department
801-585-3457

Publications

  • Social Protests in Contemporary China, 2003-2010: Transitional Pains and Regime Legitimacy. Published, 10/2013.
  • Creating Socially Responsible Citizens: Cases from the Asian-Pacific Region By JOHN J. COGAN and DAVID L. GROSSMAN (Eds). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2012 Trust and Governance Institutions: Asian Experiences By MILAN TUNG-WEN SUN, CLAY G. WESCOTT and LAWRENCE R. JONES (Eds.) Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2012 In Public Integrity 15:2 (Spring 2013): 207-11. Published, 03/2013.
  • " War of Position and Microblogging in China," Journal of Contemporary China, 22:80, 292-311. Published, 03/2013.
  • "Morality, Benevolence, and Responsibility: Regime Legitimacy in China from Past to the Present" in Sujian Guo and Zhenglai Deng, eds. Reviving Legitimacy: Lessons for and from China. (Roman & Littlefield, 2011). This is basically a reprint of the JCPS article. Published, 08/2011.
  • "Morality, Benevolence, and Responsibility: Regime Legitimacy in China from Past to the Present". Published, 06/2011.
  • “Dispute Resolution Strategies in a Hybrid System,” The China Review 9:1 (Spring 2009): 17-43. Published, 2009.
  • “Introduction: Markets, Courts and Leninism,” with Pierre Landry and Mingming Shen, guest co-editors of the special issue on legal reforms in China, The China Review 9:1 (Spring 2009): 1-16. Published, 2009.
  • “Bureaucracy Meets the Environment: Elite Awareness in Six Chinese Cities,” China Quarterly 189 (March 2007): 100-121. Published, 2007.
  • “Comparative Politics,” in Shiping Hua, ed. Political Science (Beijing: Renmin University Press, 2007), pp. 24-49. Published, 2007.
  • “Environmental Movements in Transitional Societies: A Comparative Study of Taiwan and Mainland China,” Comparative Politics, (January 2005):167-188. Published, 2005.
  • “Environmental Movements in Taiwan and Mainland China,” in Zhang Maogui and Zheng Yongnian, eds. Social Movements on Both Sides of the Taiwan Strait (Taipei: The Third Nature Press, 2003), pp.391-414. Published, 2003.
  • “Environmental Awareness and Environmental Preferences: Elite Perceptions in Six Chinese Cities,” in Yang Ming, ed. Environmental Awareness and Environmental Protection, (Beijing: Huaxia Press, 2002), pp.56-75. Published, 2002.
  • “China’s Growing Concern over Its Environmental Problems,” in Wang Guangwu and Zheng Yongnian, eds., Reform, Legitimacy, and Dilemmas: China’s Politics and Society (London and Singapore: World Scientific and Singapore University Press, 2000), pp.251-276. Published, 2000.
  • “A Comparative Study of Environmental Protection in the Mainland and Taiwan,” in Lin Gang and Chen Weixing, eds., Prospects for Cross-Taiwan Strait Development (Hongkong: Asia Scientific Press, 2000), pp. 97-107. Published, 2000.
  • Daniel C. Lynch. After the Propaganda State: Media, Politics, and AThought Work@ in Reformed China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1999. American Political Science Review, Vol.94, No.2 (June 2000):486. Published, 2000.
  • “Political Development in Reforming China,” in Joseph Cheung, ed. China in Post-Deng Era, (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese University Press, 1998), pp. 81-109. Published, 1998.
  • Transitions from State Socialism: Economic and Political Change in Hungary and China. Published, 07/1997.
  • “Civil Society and Chinese Politics,” in Zheng Yu-shuo and Luo Jinyi, eds., New Interpretation of Political Science, (Hong Kong: Hong Kong Chinese University Press, 1997). Published, 1997.
  • “Mass Alienation under State Socialism and After,” Communist and Post-Communist Studies 28:2 (Summer 1995), pp. 215-237. Published, 1995.
  • “State, Society, and Political Change in China and Hungary,” Comparative Politics (April 1994), pp. 333-353. Published, 1994.
  • Ilpyong J. Kim and Jane Shapiro Zacek, eds., Reform and Transformation in Communist Systems: Comparative Perspectives (New York: Paragon House, 1991). In Journal of Asian Studies (February 1992). Published, 1992.

Presentations

  • “Ideological Poverty and Chronological Crisis of the Communist Party Leadership at the Grass-roots Level,” presentation at international conference on “The Chinese Communist Party in Action” at the National University of Singapore, August 2015. Conference Paper, Presented, 08/2015.
  • "Microblogging and Politics in China," presentation at the 40th Taiwan-US Conference on Contemporary China, American University, December 8-9, 2011. Conference Paper, Presented, 12/09/2011.
  • “Political Tradition and Contemporary Chinese Politics,” presentation at the APSA annual meeting in Toronto, September, 2009. Conference Paper, Presented, 2009.
  • “Disputing with the Authoritarian State,” with Pierre Landry, presentation at the APSA annual meeting in Washington, DC, September, 2005. Conference Paper, Presented, 2005.
  • “Strategies for Dispute Resolution in Contemporary China,” presentation at “Law and Order and Survey Research in China,” conference at Pittsburgh University, April 9-11, 2005. Conference Paper, Presented, 2005.
  • “Environmental Movements in Taiwan and Mainland China,” presentation at “Civil Society, Social Movement, and Democratization on Both Sides of the Taiwan Strait,” conference at Boston University, Boston, April 24-25, 2001. Conference Paper, Presented, 2001.
  • “Environmental Awareness of Local Elite in Six Chinese Cities,” presentation at “Environmental Awareness: A Global Perspective,” conference at Peking University, China, October 28-29, 2000. Conference Paper, Presented, 2000.
  • “Prospects for Democracy in China,” presentation at “Human Rights and Democracy,” symposium at Chonnam National University, Korea, May 16-18, 2000. Conference Paper, Presented, 2000.
  • “Dilemmas in Chinese Political Studies,” presentation at “The Challenge of the 21st Century of Chinese Political Scientists,” conference at University of Maryland, September 10-12, 1999. Conference Paper, Presented, 1999.
  • “Democracy and Chinese Nationalism,” presentation at “Nationalism and Cross-Strait Relations,” conference at Harvard University, November 16-18, 1999. Conference Paper, Presented, 1999.
  • “Grass-Roots Politics and Rural Development in China,” presentation at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 1996. Conference Paper, Presented, 1996.
  • “Family Farming and the Development of Village Enterprises,” presentation at the annual meeting of the Association of China Political Studies, August 1995. Conference Paper, Presented, 1995.
  • “Mass Alienation under State Socialism and After,” presentation at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 1992. Conference Paper, Presented, 1992.
  • “Bringing the Society Back In? A comparative study of state and civil society in China and Hungary,” presentation at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 1992. Conference Paper, Presented, 1992.