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British Academy Fellows

Record for: SHUE, Professor Vivienne

Post: Leverhulme Professor of Contemporary China Studies, University of Oxford; Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford

Specialisms: Chinese politics and society in the 20th and 21st centuries; political economy of development, institutions and practices of the state, local governance, and patterns of state-society interaction

Chair, Department of Government Cornell University (1987-1993)
Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor of Chinese Government Cornell University (1995-2004)
Director, East Asia Program Cornell University (1999-2002)

Principal publications:
“Mao’s China: Putting Politics in Perspective”, Maoism at the Grassroots (Brown and Johnson), 2015 Harvard University Press
“Legitimacy Crisis in China?” Routledge, Chinese Politics: State, Society and the Market, Gries and Rosen eds., 2010 Routledge
Tethered Deer: Government and Economy in a Chinese County (with Blecher), 1996 Stanford University Press
State Power and Social Forces: Domination and Transformation in the Third World (with Migdal and Kohli), 1994
The Reach of the State: Sketches of the Chinese Body Politic, 1988 Stanford University Press
Peasant China in Transition, 1980 University of California Press

Elected to the Fellowship: 2008 § S5