The 23rd ACPS Annual Meeting Program

 

International Symposium & the 23rd ACPS Annual Meeting

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

“China in Search of Sustainable Development, Social Harmony, and Soft Power”

Endicott College
Beverly, Massachusetts

Friday - Sunday, July 30 - August 1, 2010

Conference Agenda

Friday, July 30, 2010

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration: Diane HalleLibrary

3:00 pm - 3:20 pm

Opening Ceremony: “Little Theatre,” Diane HalleLibrary

Welcome Remarks: Dr. Richard Wylie, President of Endicott College

                                 Dr. Baogang Guo, President of ACPS, Dalton State

                                                                 College

3:20 pm - 4:20 pm

Keynote Address:  Professor Xinjun Gao, Senior Researcher and Professor, China Central Compilation & Translation Bureau

4:20 pm - 4:30 pm

Coffee Break

4:30 pm - 5:40 pm

Panel 1: Is There a “Chinese Model?”

 

PANEL CHAIR: Jean-Marc Blanchard, Associate Professor, San Francisco State University, jmfblanc@sfsu.edu

 

Humanism: The Heart of Socialism

Sidney Gluck, Professor Emeritus, New School for Social Research, President of the Sholom Aleichem Memorial Foundation

 

Toward a New Chinese Polity: Rebuilding the Politics of Legitimation

Baogang Guo, Associate Professor, Dalton State College, bguo@daltonstate.edu

 

China’s Democratic Governance while Maintaining Its Political Continuity and Stability a Bicameral Congress Possible?

Wanfa Zhang, Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology,wanfazhang@yahoo.com

Jiang Lin, licensed lawyer, Guangdong Yitai Law Office/ MA student, Department of Philosophy, Peking University, reformmail@gmail.com

 

The Middle Class in the Middle Kingdom: Democratic Values and Popular Support for the Chinese Communist Party

Yingnan Zhou,Graduate Student, University of Kansas,  yingnan@ku.edu

 

DISCUSSANT:Vera Leigh Fennell, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science/Globalization and Social Change Initiative, Lehigh University, vlf208@lehigh.edu

 

 

5:40 pm-6:40 pm

 

 

 

Panel 2: In Search of Social Harmony

 

PANEL CHAIR: Charles Ziegler, Professor, University of Louisville,ceziegler@louisville.edu

 

De-privatization of Education in China: How far can it go?

Weiwei Ji,  Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Hong Kong, jiweiwei.nku@gmail.com

 

Not Measuring Up: Nutrition, Boarding Schools and Physical Development in Northwest China

John James KennedyAssociate Professor Political Science Department, University of Kansas, kennedy1@ku.edu 

Shi Yaojiang, Professor, Northwestern University, China

 

“Collateral Damage”? China’s Market-Oriented Economic Development and Its Social Impact on Ethnic Minorities

Yuchao Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Regina, Canada, Yuchao.Zhu@uregina.ca

Dongyan Blachford, Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Regina, Canada,  Dongyan.blachford@uregina.ca

 

DISCUSSANT:Wei Liang, Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Policy Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, wei.liang@miis.edu

 

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dinner – Callahan Center Dining Hall

Saturday, July 31, 2010

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast – Callahan Center Dining Hall

8:00 am -11:30 am

Registration: “Little Theatre,” Diane Halle Library

8:00 am - 8:50 am

PAnEl 3: In Search of Soft Power (I)

 

PANEL CHAIR: Chung-chian Teng, Dean and Professor, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, ccteng@nccu.edu.tw

 

Sino-US Relations: A Hegemonic Stability Perspective   

Antonio C. Hsiang, Associate Professor, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ahsiang1@ms39.hinet.net

 

Come in China, Exit America:----The Rise of China According to Americans

Yawei Liu, Director, China Program, The Carter Center, chanellliu@gmail.com

 

China’s Soft Power in its Relations with the Southeast Asian Nations and Implications for Sino-American Relations

Greg Moore, Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, gregoryjohnmoore@gmail.com.

 

The Politics of Economic Regionalization: China’s Initiatives for Soft Power in East Asia

June Park, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Boston University,junepark611@yahoo.com

 

DISCUSSANT: Yu-Nu Lu, Professor, Department of Communication Management, Ming Chuan University, yunulu2003@hotmail.com

 

 

8:50 am - 9:40 am

Panel 4: The Roles of civil society (i)

 

Panel Chair:Greg Moore, Associate Professor, Zhejiang University, gregoryjohnmoore@gmail.com.

 

Helping the CCP to Find Its \Own Way Toward Modernity? The Case of NGOs Providing Support to Migrant Workers in China

Chloé Froissart, Assistant Professor in Political Science and China Studies,  Rennes 2 University and Institute of Political Science, Paris, chloefroissart@gmail.com

 

Quantitative Content Analysis of Interest Articulation in China

Yu-Wen Chen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Politics and Management, Chair in International Politics-Prof. Gerald Schneider, University of Konstanz, Germany, yuwenjuliechen@yahoo.com

 

A Comparative Analysis of Civil Society in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan

Zhidong Hao, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Macau, China, zdhao@umac.mo  

 

DISCUSSANT: John James Kennedy, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, kennedy1@ku.edu

 

 

9:40 am - 9:50 am

Coffee Break

9:50 am - 11:00 am

Panel 5: Cross-Strait Relations

 

Panel Chair:Yawei Liu, Director of China Program, Carter Center, chanellliu@gmail.com

 

Taiwan’s China Policy and the Cross-Strait Relations

Chien-Kai Chen, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Boston University, ckchen@bu.edu

 

Resolving the Dilemma: Establishing Military Confidence Building Measures Across the Taiwan Strait

Tieh-shang Lee, Assistant Professor in Air Force Institute of Technology, Taiwan,tsleester@gmail.com

 

The EU and Cross-Taiwan Strait Relations

Shaohua Hu, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Government and Politics, Wagner College, shu@wagner.edu

 

Analysis on Cross-Strait Relations under Ma’s Administration

Pei-Shan Kao, Assistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University,

pkao@mail.nctu.edu.tw

 

Is there a Real Detente between China and Taiwan?

Chung-chian Teng, Professor, Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, ccteng@nccu.edu.tw

 

DISCUSSANT: Daniel Garrett, Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College, dan.garrett@yahoo.com

 

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Panel 6: The Roles of Civil Society (II)

 

Panel Chair: Yuchao Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Regina, Canada, Yuchao.Zhu@uregina.ca

 

When do Chinese Citizens Use the Internet to Mobilize Collective Interests? A Game Theoretical Perspective

Yu-Wen Chen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Politics and Management, Chair in International Politics-Prof. Gerald Schneider, University of Konstanz, Germany, yuwenjuliechen@yahoo.com

 

Evolution of Human Rights in China

Michael Kilburn, Associate Professor, Political Science, Endicott College, mkilburn@endicott.edu

Vitaly Kozyrev, Assistant Professor, Political Science/International Studies, Endicott College, vkozyrev@endicott.edu

 

Free Speech in China: Past and Present[and Future?]

Roy Sturgeon, Librarian and Professor at Touro College Law Center in New York, rsturgeon@tourolaw.edu

 

DISCUSSANT:Yu-Wen Chen, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Politics and Management, Chair in International Politics-Prof. Gerald Schneider, University of Konstanz, Germany, yuwenjuliechen@yahoo.com

Chloé Froissart, Assistant Professor in Political Science and China Studies,  Rennes 2 University and Institute of Political Science, Paris, chloefroissart@gmail.com

 

12:10 pm - 1:10 pm

Lunch - Callahan Center Dining Hall

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm

PANEL 7: IN SEARCH OF SOFT POWER (II)

 

Panel Chair: Fujia Lu, Associate Director of Academic Research, Endicott Research Center, Endicott College, flu@endicott.edu

 

China''s Hard and Soft Touch in the Troubled South China Sea

From Conflict to Consultation in the ASEAN-ARF

David Fouquet, The Asia-Europe Project, Brussels, professorfo@yahoo.com

 

The Changing Image of the People’s Liberation Army in Hong Kong: Imbuing Acceptance, Solidarity and Unity

Daniel Garrett, Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College, dan.garrett@yahoo.com

 

From Nonintervention to Responsible Major Power:China’s Engagement in DarfurCrisis

Huangao Shi, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government and Public Administration, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China, shihuangao@gmail.com

 

Has Beijing Started to Bare Its Teeth? China’s Soft Power Tapping Revisited

Wanfa Zhang, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities and Communication, Florida Institute of Technology, wanfazhang@yahoo.com

Jun Wei, International Language Institute, Washington, DC., weijun2000@gmail.com

Young Hwan Park, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Political Science, The University of Alabama, ypark11@crimson.ua.edu

 

China’s Energy Relations with the Global South: The Potential for Great Power Realignment

Charles Ziegler,  Professor, University of Louisville,ceziegler@louisville.edu

 

DISCUSSANT: Pei-Shan Kao, Assistant Professor, National Chiao Tung University, pkao@mail.nctu.edu.tw

 

2:30 pm - 3:40 pm

Panel 8: China’s Relations with Her Neighbors

 

Panel Chair: Zhidong Hao, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Macau, zdhao@umac.mo

The old friend and the “three evils”: China’s policy towards Pakistan

Mathieu Duchâtel, Research Fellow, Asia Centre, Sciences Po, Paris,

 m.duchatel@centreasia.org

 

Nationalism, Democratization, and Sino-Korea Relations – Case of the Beijing Olympics

Jih-Un Kim, Associate Professor, Webster University, kimjih@webster.edu

 

Bridging Kabul with the Great Wall: Sino-Afghanistan Relations in the Post-Cold War Era

Itamar Y. Lee, Research Fellow, Global Studies Institute in Hong Kong, yongbinir@gmail.com

 

China and India: Competition, Collaboration, or Compromising?

Yanmin Yu, International College, University of Bridgeport, yanmin@bridgeport.edu

Yuan Zhang, Graduate student, University of Bridgeport, yuanz@bridgeport.edu

Navjot Gill, Graduate student, University of Bridgeport, navgill87@yahoo.com

 

DISCUSSANT: Antonio C. Hsiang, Associate Professor, Chihlee Institute of Technology, Taiwan, ahsiang1@ms39.hinet.net

 

3:40 pm - 3:50 pm

Coffee Break

3:50 pm - 5:00 pm

Panel 9: China’s political economy

 

Panel Chair: Wanfa Zhang, Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, wanfazhang@yahoo.com

 

Beyond the Global Financial Crisis: the Chinese Discourse on Social Democracy

He Li, Professor of Political Science, Merrimack College,
  He.li@merrimack.edu

 

Globalization, Development, and Institutions: Transformation of China’s Social Welfare Regime

Huisheng Shou,Assistant Professor, Christopher Newport University, hshou@cnu.edu

 

Credible Commitment, Reciprocal Accountability, and China''s Economic Policymaking: AnIntegrative Framework

Hans Han-Pu Tung, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University, tung@fas.harvard.edu

 

DISCUSSANT: Shaohua Hu, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Government and Politics, Wagner College, shu@wagner.edu

 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Panel 10: China and the World

 

Panel Chair: Yanmin Yu, Chair andProfessor,Department of Mass Communication,University of Bridgeport,yanmin@bridgeport.edu

 

Reading Red through Black: How Maoist China Used Race to Legitimize its Leadership of the Third World

Vera Leigh Fennell, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science/Globalization and Social Change Initiative, Lehigh University, vlf208@lehigh.edu

 

Soft Power, National Image, and Chinese Television Media Development

Yu-Nu Lu, Professor, Department of Communication Management, Ming Chuan University, yunulu2003@hotmail.com

 

Perception of Threat and Frequency of Interactions Matter: Theorizing China-Taiwan Relationship

De-Yuan Kao, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, Boston University,dykao@bu.edu

 

Trade Diplomacy: China’s Engagement with the Global South in the New Century

Wei Liang, Associate Professor, Graduate School of International Policy Management, Monterey Institute of International Studies, wei.liang@miis.edu

 

Discussant: Itamar Y. Lee, Research Fellow, Global Studies Institute in Hong Kong, yongbinir@gmail.com

 

 

6:10 pm

 

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

 

Taken Group photos outside the Library.

 

Dinner Reception -The Lodge

Keynote Speech: “KMT’s Mainland Policy and the Upcoming Mayoral Election,”Chung-chian Teng, Dean and Professor, Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

 

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

ACPS Annual Meeting and Elections

9:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Meeting of the new Board of Directors

SUNDAY, AUGUST 1, 2010

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast- Callahan Center Dining Hall

8:10 am - 9:20 am

Panel 11: Challenges in China’s Public policy

 

PANEL CHAIR: He Li, Professor of Political Science, Merrimack College, He.li@merrimack.edu

 

The Politics of Voluntary Expansion of Social Rights in Authoritarian Regimes: The Promotion of the Labor Contract System in China.

Chelsea Chia-chen Chou, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Government, Cornell University, cc389@cornell.edu

 

The Evolution of Chinese Health Care System: Unidirectionality of Institutional Change and Problems of Re-transition.

Alexander Korolev, Ph.D. Candidate, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, koralcrimea2@yahoo.com.cn

 

Urban and Rural Strategies for Engaging with Delivery of Public Policies in China

Neil Munro, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Public Policy, School of Social Science, Edward Wright Building, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, nmi.munro@abdn.ac.uk

 

DISCUSSANT: Jih-Un Kim, Associate Professor, Webster University, kimjih@webster.edu

 

9:20 am - 10:10 am

Panel 12: Political support and regime legitimacy

 

Panel Chair: Baogang Guo, Associate Professor,Dalton State College

 

Community Pact and Social Harmony in China’s Local Politics

Shaojin Chai, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of Notre Dame, shcai@nd.edu

 

China’s Religious Policies in Post-Mao Period: Co-existence of Atheists and Theists

Dennis HickeyThe James Morris Professor of Political Science, Political Science Department, Missouri State University, dennishickey@missouristate.edu

Yiran Zhou, Graduate Assistant of the Global Studies, Political Science Department, Missouri State University, yiranzhou2002@yahoo.com

 

The Chinese Petition System and Its Effects on Social Stability and Regime Legitimacy

Lacey Bradley-Storey, Ph.D. Candidate, Northeastern University,

Bradley-store.l@husky.neu.edu

 

DISCUSSANT: Neil Munro, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of Public Policy, School of Social Science, Edward Wright Building, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, nmi.munro@abdn.ac.uk

 

10:10 am - 10:20 am

Coffee Break

10:20 am - 11:20 am

Panel 13: Anti-Corruption and Good Governance

 

PANEL CHAIR: Jean-Marc Blanchard, Associate Professor, San Francisco State University, jmfblanc@sfsu.edu

 

Institutional Factors and Corruption: Importance of Relational Network or Guanxi and Social Capital in Explaining Corruption in Contemporary China

Xiaogang Deng, Department of Sociology, University of Massachusetts–Boston, xiaogang.deng@umb.edu

 

The Changes in both Bureaucratic Corruption and Property Rights System

Fujia Lu, Associate Director of Academic Research, Endicott Research Center, Endicott College, flu@endicott.edu

 

DISCUSSANT: Vitaly Kozyrev, Assistant Professor, Political Science/International Studies, Endicott College, vkozyrev@endicott.edu

 

11:20 am - 12:20 pm

PANEL 14: Challenges Facing China’s Economic Reform

 

PANEL CHAIR: John Kennedy, Associate Professor, University of Kansas, kennedy1@ku.edu

 

China’s Great Aspiration:

Armen Baghdoyan, Ph.D., Independent China Scholar, City University of New York

 

Rapid Economic Growth without Economic Freedom: A Puzzle Made in China

Congsheng Wu, Professor of International Finance, School of Business, University of Bridgeport, congwu@bridgeport.edu

Siyuan Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Bridgeport, sundayzsy@hotmail.com

 

DISCUSSANT: Huisheng Shou, Assistant Professor, Christopher Newport University,  hshou@cnu.edu

 

12:20 pm - 12:30 pm

Closing Remarks: Jean-Marc Blanchard, ACPS President

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch - Callahan Center Dining Hall

 

Please note: Check-out at in the Callahan Center on Sunday, between 1:30pm – 2:30pm.  If you need to check out early, please leave your meal card and door keys with Dr. Fujia Lu or Dr. Baogang Guo.