WU Fengshi

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2008 to Jun 2009

University Affiliation (Current)

Current Research Projects and Interests:
Environmental politics in China and Asia;
Civil society, social mobilization and political development in China;
China and global governance

Lin Peng and Fengshi Wu (corresponding author). (2018) “Building Up Alliance and Breaking Down State Monopoly: The Politics of Non-Governmental Disaster Relief in China,” China Quarterly. Online first: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0305741017001333. [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu (Guest Editor) (2017) Evolving Mutual Embeddedness: State-Society Relations in China. A Special issue for China Review (Vol. 17, Issue 2). 

Fengshi Wu. (2017) “Evolving State-Society Relations in China: Introduction,” China Review, 17/2: 1-6. [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu. (2017) “An Emerging Group Name ‘Gongyi’: Ideational Collectivity in China’s Civil Society,” China Review, 17/2: 123-150. [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu and Hongzhou Zhang (eds) (2017) China’s Global Quest for Resource: Water, Food and Energy. London: Routledge Press. (author/co-author of three chapters)

Zhifei Li and Fengshi Wu. (2017). “China and shared water resources”, Chapter 4 in Fengshi Wu and Hongzhou Zhang (eds) China’s Global Quest for Resources (London and New York: Routledge), pp. 59-78.

Fengshi Wu. (2017). “Having Peers and Becoming One?: Collective Consciousness among Civil Society Actors in China,” Journal of Contemporary China, 26/106: 564-576(online first in January 2017: DOI 10.1080/10670564.2017.1274820). [SSCI]

Hongzhou Zhang and Fengshi Wu. (2017) “China’s Marine Fishery and Global Ocean Governance,” Global Policy, 8/2: 216-226. DOI: 10.1111/1758-5899.12419. Special issue organized by the Hague Institute for Global Justice. [SSCI] 

Fengshi Wu. (September 2017). “China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism,” lead article in Diplomat Magazine, Issue 34. Available at: http://thediplomat.com/2017/08/

Fengshi Wu. (13 July 2017). “Crisis and a new chapter: What the new INGO law means for China’s Expanding NGO Sector,” Online Journal of the China Policy Institute, University of Nottingham. Available at: https://cpianalysis.org/2017/07/13/wei-ji-crisis-and-a-new-chapter-

Fengshi Wu. (19 June 2017). “Trump’s ‘climate exit’ and the future of the Paris Agreement,” International Public Policy Review, available at http://ippreview.com/index.php/Home/Blog
/single/id/479.html. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.14768.25607.

Fengshi Wu. (28 March 2017). “From Paris to Beijing: China, Next Champion on Climate Change?” RSIS Commentary.

Fengshi Wu and Richard Edmonds. (2017). “Environmental degradation in China”, Chapter 7 in Czes Tubilewicz (ed) Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development (London and New York: Routledge), pp. 105-119.

Fengshi Wu (2106) “China’s Ascent in Global Governance and the Arctic,” Vestnik of Saint-Petersburg University. Ser. 6. Political science. International relations, (2016-2): 118–126. DOI: 10.21638/11701/spbu06.2016.211. [Scopus]

Fengshi Wu. (2016) “Zhongguo yu quanqiu zhili (China and Global Governance),” Zhanlue yu Guanli (Strategy and Management), Issue 2: 180-200. (in Chinese) [CSSCI]

Christoph Steinhardt and Fengshi Wu (corresponding author) (2016) “In the Name of the Public: Environmental Protest and the Changing Landscape of Popular Contention in China,” The China Journal, 75/1: 61-82. [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu and Shen Yang (2016) “Web 2.0 and Political Participation in China,” VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. 27 (5): 2055-2076 (Online First in July 2015, DOI 10.1007/s11266-015-9627-6). [SSCI]

Jacob Mwathi Mati, Fengshi Wu and David H. Smith (2016) “Social Movement Associations and Activist-Protest Volunteering,” in The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations (Palgrave Mcmillan, UK), pp. 516-538. 

David H. Smith, Tereza Pospíšilová and Fengshi Wu. (2016) “National and Other Supra-Local Associations,” in The Palgrave Research Handbook of Volunteering and Nonprofit Associations (Palgrave Mcmillan, UK), pp. 836-873.

Fengshi Wu and Wen Bo (2014) “Nongovernmental Organizations and Environmental Protest: Impacts in East Asia,” in Graeme Lang and Paul Harris ed. Routledge Handbook of Environment and Society in Asia: pp. 105-119 (London and New York: Routledge) (85% contribution) 

Fengshi Wu and Lin Peng (2014) “Social Mobilization, Collective Action, and Resistance against Environmental Pollution,” in Jianqiang Liu ed. Chinese Research Perspectives on the Environment (Vol. 3) Public Action and Government Accountability. Chapter 2. Leiden: Brill: 31-44.

Fengshi Wu (2014) “Protests in Hong Kong: Roots in Old and New Social Movement”, RSIS Commentary, No. 194 (7 Oct), https://www.rsis.edu.sg/rsis-publication/.

Fengshi Wu and Yuan Xu (2013) “Sino-American Environmental Relations: The Potential of Trans-Societal Linkages”, Issues and Studies. Vol. 49/3: 73-110. [75% of contribution] [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu (2013) “Environmental Activism in Provincial China: Comparative Evidence from Guangdong and Guangxi,” Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Vol. 15/1: 89-108. (reprinted in Local Environmental Politics in China: Challenges and Innovations, eds. Genia Kostka and Arthur P. J. Mole, London and New York: Routledge. 87-106, 2014.) [SSCI]

Fengshi Wu (2012) “The Left, Right and Neutral among Social Activists in China,” Taiwan Journal of Democracy, Vol. 8, No. 2: 25-34. (special volume on civil society in East Asia organized by the HYI and the Center for European Studies, Harvard University)

Fengshi Wu and Kin-man Chan (2012) “Graduated Control and Beyond: The Evolving Governance over Social Organizations in China,” China Perspectives, Vol. 2012/3: 9-17. 

Fengshi Wu (2011) “Strategic State Engagement in Transnational Activism: AIDS Prevention in China,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 20, No. 71: 621-637. [SSCI]


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