Xueliang DING 丁學良
PhD Harvard, 1992
Professor Emeritus

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Prof. X.L. Ding is interested in extra-ordinary phenomena in socio-political processes in China in particular with a comparative perspective. Currently he teaches courses on Modern Dictatorship in West and East, and the Chinese Cultural Revolution 1966-76. He intends to develop courses on The Politics of Chinese Higher Education and Dynamics of the Communist Party-State System in West and East.
Research Interests
  • Comparative Capitalisms
  • State-Society Relations
  • Modernization and Globalization
  • Social History
Representative Publications
  • Yiti de Huiyi [Recollections of Three Revolutions], Taipei: Linking Publishing Company, 2004.
  • "The Challenges of Managing A Huge Society under Rapid Transformation." Pp.189-214 in China's Post-Jiang Leadership Succession: Problems and Perspective. Edited by John Wong and Zheng Yongnian, Singapore University Press, 2002.
  • "The Quasi-criminalization of A Business Sector in China." Crime, Law & Social Change, Vol.35, No.3, April 2001.
  • "Systemic Irregularity and Spontaneous Property Transformation in the Chinese Financial System." The China Quarterly, Vol.163, Issue 1, 2000.
  • "Informal Privatization Through Internationalization." British Journal of Political Science, Vol.30, Part 1, 2000.
  • "The Informal Asset Stripping of Chinese State Firms." The China Journal, No. 43, 2000.
  • "Who Gets What, How? When Chinese State-Owned Enterprises Become Shareholding Companies." Problems of Post Communism. Vol.46, No.3, 1999.
  • "Institutional Amphibiousness and the Transition from Communism." British Journal of Political Science Vol.24, Part 3, 1994.
  • The Dilemma of Legitimation in China. 1977-1989. New York: Cambridge University Press 1994.
  • Ding Xue-liang Ji (Collected Essays of Ding Xue-liang). Heilongjiang, Harbin: The Education Press, 1989.

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