課程資訊
課程名稱
中國大陸政治經濟專題
Seminar on the Political Economy of China 
開課學期
104-2 
授課對象
社會科學院  政治學系  
授課教師
徐斯勤 
課號
PS5676 
課程識別碼
322EU1940 
班次
 
學分
全/半年
半年 
必/選修
選修 
上課時間
星期四8,9(15:30~17:20) 
上課地點
社科研604 
備註
本課程以英語授課。與童涵浦、薄智躍合開
限學士班三年級以上
總人數上限:30人
外系人數限制:5人 
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單元主題
第1週
2/25  Introduction 
第2週
3/3  The Party-State and Economic Transition (Instructor: Hsu)

-Dali L. Yang, “Economic Transformation and State Rebuilding in China,” in Barry J. Naughton and
Dali L. Yang (eds.), Holding China Together: Diversity and National Integration in the Post-Deng
Era (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010), pp. 120-148. (scanned file)

- Minxin Pei, China’s Trapped Transition: The Limits of Developmental Autocracy (Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press, 2006), Introduction, Chapters 1, 3 (partial), 4 (partial), pp. 1-44, 109-131,
132-149. (electronic book available at NTU’s library website)

- S. Philip Hsu, “In Search of China’s Development Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus,” in S. Philip
Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, and Suisheng Zhao (eds.), In Search of China’s Development Model: Beyond the
Beijing Consensus (New York: Routledge, 2011), pp. 1-24. (scanned file) 
第3週
3/10  Linking Various Issues in Central-Local Relations (Instructor: Hsu)

- S. Philip Hsu, “Central-Provincial Power Relations in the Fiscal Realm of China, 1980-2014,” in John
Donaldson (ed.), China’s Central-Local Relations into the Fourth Decade of Reform (New York:
Routledge, forthcoming). (scanned file)

- Lowell Dittmer and Yu-Shan Wu, “Leadership Coalition and Economic Transformation in Reform
China: Revisiting the Political Business Cycle,” in Lowell Dittmer and Guoli Liu (eds.), China’s Deep
Reform: Domestic Politics in Transition (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006), pp.
25-48. (scanned file)

- S. Philip Hsu, “Balancing Developmental Needs with Vertical and Horizontal Power Competition in
China, 1993-2004,” in S. Philip Hsu, Yu-Shan Wu, and Suisheng Zhao (eds.), In Search of China’s
Development Model: Beyond the Beijing Consensus (New York: Routledge, 2011). (scanned file) 
第4週
3/17  Local Governance (I): Key Issues (Instructor: Hsu)

- Kevin J. O’Brien and Rongbin Han, “Path to Democracy? Assessing Village Elections in China,”
Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 18, No. 60 (June 2009), pp. 359-378. (electronic journal
available at NTU library website)

- Yousun Chung, “Pushing the Envelope for Representation and Participation: the Case of Homeowner
Activism in Beijing,” Journal of Contemporary China, Vol. 24, No. 91 (January 2015), pp. 1-20
(electronic journal available at NTU library website)

- Jing Vivian Zhan, “Natural Resources, Local Governance and Social Instability: A Comparison of Two
Counties in China,” The China Quarterly 213 (March 2013), pp. 78-100. (electronic journal available
at NTU library website) 
第5週
3/24  Local Governance (II): Innovations (Instructor: Hsu)

- Joseph Fewsmith, The Logic and Limits of Political Reform in China (New York: CambridgeUniversity Press, 2013), Chapter 3.

- Ethan J. Leib, and Baogang He (eds.), In Search of Deliberative Democracy in China (New York:Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), Chapters 6 and 9.

- S. Philip Hsu,“In Search of Public Accountability: The ‘Wenling Model’ in China,” AustralianJournal of Public Administration, Vol. 68, No. S1 (March 2009), pp. 40-50 (electronic journalavailable at NTU library website)

- Jun Ma and Muhua Lin, “‘The Power of the Purse’ of Local People’s Congress in China: ControllableContestation under Bureaucratic Negotiation,” The China Quarterly 223 (September 2015), pp.680-701. (electronic journal available at NTU library website) 
第6週
3/31  Informal Institutions and China (Instructor: Tung)

- Helmke, Gretchen and Steven Levitsky. 2004. "Informal Institutions and Comparative
Politics: A Research Agenda." Perspectives on Politics 2(4): 725-40.

- Tsai, L. Lily. 2007. Accountability without Democracy: Solidary Groups and Public
Goods Provision in Rural China. New York: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 3
and 4.

- Xu, Yiqing and Yang Yao. 2015. "Informal Institutions, Collective Action, and Public
Investment in Rural China." American Political Science Review 109(2): 371-391.

- Radnitz, Scott. 2011. ”Review Article: Informal Politics and the State.“ Comparative Politics 43(3):
351-71. 
第7週
4/7  Authoritarian Institutional Change and China (Instructor: Tung)- Greif, Avner and David D. Laitin. 2004. "A Theory of Endogenous Institutional Change." AmericanPolitical Science Review 98(4): 633-652.- Tsai, Kellee S. 2006. "Adaptive Informal Institutions and Endogenous Institutional Change in China."World Politics 59: 116-141.- Bell, Stephen and Hui Feng. 2013. The Rise of the People's Bank of China: The Politics of InstitutionalChange. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. Part I  
第8週
4/14  State-Society Relations (Instructor: Hsu)

- Hsin-Hsien Wang, “The Evolution into NGOs in Contemporary China: the Two Approaches and
Dilemmas,” in Hsu, Wu, and Zhao, pp. 208-227.

- Andrew Mertha, “Fragmented Authoritarianism 2.0”: Political Pluralization in the Chinese Policy
Process,” The China Quarterly 200 (December 2009), pp.995-1012. (electronic journal available at
NTU library website)

- Jessica C. Teets, “Let Many Civil Societies Bloom: The Rise of Consultative Authoritarianism in
China,” The China Quarterly 213 (March 2013), pp 19-38 (electronic journal available at NTU
library website)

- Scott Kennedy, “Fragmented Influence: Business Lobbying in China in Comparative Perspective” in
Scott Kennedy, Beyond the Middle Kingdom: Comparative Perspectives on China’s Capitalist
Transformation (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2011), Chapter 6, pp. 113-135. (scanned
file) 
第9週
4/21  Political Economy of Accountability and China (Instructor: Tung)

- Abrami, Regina, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zeng. 2013. “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent
Accountability in Single-Party Regimes.” In Martin K. Dimitrov (Ed.) Why Communism Did Not
Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe. Cambridge, UK; New
York: Cambridge University Press.

- Besley, Timothy. 2006. Principled Agents? The Political Economy of Good Government. Oxford ; New
York : Oxford University Press. Chapter 3.

- Besley, Timothy and Masayuki Kudamatsu. 2008. "Making Autocracy Work." in Elhanan Helpman (ed.)
Institutions and Economic Performance. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

- Shirk, Susan L. 1993. The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China. Berkeley: University of
California Press. Part II.  
第10週
4/28  Redistributive Politics and China: The Case of Urban Bias (Instructor: Tung)

- Bai, Jinhui H. and Roger Lagunoff. 2011. “On the Faustian Dynamics of Policy and Political Power.”
Review of Economic Studies 78: 17–48.

- Wallace, Jeremy L. 2014. Cities and Stability: Urbanization, Redistribution, and Regime Survival in China.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2014. Chapters 1-3, 5. 
第11週
5/5  China’s Domestic Politics and Its Foreign Policy (Instructor: Tung)

- Alesina, Alberto and Alex Cukierman. 1990. “The Politics of Ambiguity.” Quarterly Journal of Economics
105(4), pp. 829-850.

- Johnston, Alastair Iain. 2013. “How New and Assertive Is China’s New Assertiveness.” International
Security 37(4): 7-48.

- Lam, Willy Wo-Lap. 2015. Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping, Chapters 1-2, 4-5. 
第12週
5/12  Elite Politics (1): Research Methods (Instructor: Bo)

- Joseph Fewsmith, “The Evolving Shape of Elite Politics,” in Jonathan Unger, ed., The Nature of
Chinese Politics: From Mao to Jiang (Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2002), pp. 258-273. 
第13週
5/19  Elite Politics (2): Theories (Instructor: Bo)

- Bo, Zhiyue, “Introduction”, in Bo Zhiyue, China’s Elite Politics: Political Transition and Power
Balancing (Singapore: World Scientific, 2007), pp. 1-13.

- Tang Tsou, “Chinese Politics at the Top: Factionalism or Informal Politics? Balance-of-Power Politics
or a Game to Win All?” in Jonathan Unger, ed., The Nature of Chinese Politics: From Mao to Jiang
(Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 2002), pp. 98-159.

- Zhiyue Bo, “The Institutionalization of Elite Management in China,” in Barry J. Naughton and Dali L.
Yang (eds.), Holding China Together (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 70-100.  
第14週
5/26  Elite Politics (3): Factional Groups and Factional Politics in China (Instructor: Bo)
- Bo Zhiyue, China’s Elite Politics: Political Transition and Power Balancing (Singapore: World
Scientific, 2007), Chapter 4, pp. 139-199.
- Bo Zhiyue, China’s Elite Politics: Governance and Democratization (Singapore: World Scientific,
2010), Chapter 4, pp. 131-173.
- Bo Zhiyue, “Political Leadership in China,” in Paul `t Hart and Rod Rhodes, eds., Oxford Handbook
on Political Leadership (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014), pp. 613-626.
- *Victor Shih, “Faction Matters: Personal Networks and the Distribution of Bank Loans in China,”
Journal of Contemporary China 13(38) (February 2004), pp. 3-19.
- Lowell Dittmer and Yu-Shan Wu, “The Modernization of Factionalism in Chinese Politics,” World
Politics 47(4) (July 1995), pp. 467-94.
- Cheng Li, “China’s Team of Rivals,” Foreign Policy (March 1, 2009):
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2009/02/16/china_s_team_of_rivals 
第15週
6/2  Central-Local Relations: General Perspectives and Personnel Management
(Instructor: Bo)
- Bo Zhiyue, “Provincial Politics” in David S.G. Goodman, ed., Handbook of the Politics of China
(Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2015).
- Bo Zhiyue, “Paths to the Top Leadership in China: The Case of Provincial Leaders,” in Chien-wen
Kou and Xiaowei Zang, eds., Choosing China’s Leaders (London and New York: Routledge, 2014), pp.
65-96.
- Susan Shirk, The Political Logic of Economic Reform in China (Berkeley: University of California
Press, 1993), Chapters 1, 3, 4, pp.1-22, 55-91.
- Cheng Li, “Political Localism Versus Institutional Restraints: Elite Recruitment in the Jiang Era,” in
Naughton and Yang, pp. 29-69. 
第16週
6/9  端午節放假 No class—national holiday on Dragon-Boat Festival 
第17週
6/16  China under Xi Jinping: Economic and Political “New Normal” (Instructor: Bo)
- Bo Zhiyue, articles published on the Diplomat. http://thediplomat.com/authors/bo-zhiyue/
- Bo Zhiyue, China’s Elite Politics: Political Transition and Power Balancing (Singapore: World
Scientific, 2007), Conclusion, pp. 427-433.
- Bo Zhiyue, China’s Elite Politics: Governance and Democratization (Singapore: World Scientific,
2010), Conclusion, pp. 383-391. 
第18週
6/23  Wrap-Up