Joseph Yu-shek Cheng
Non-resident Senior Research Fellow
Joseph Yu-shek CHENG is a retired Professor of Political Science and the Coordinator of the Contemporary China Research Project, City University of Hong Kong. He is the founding editor of the Hong Kong Journal of Social Sciences and the Journal of Comparative Asian Development. As an independent researcher and writer since 2015, he publishes widely on the political developments in China and Hong Kong, Chinese foreign policy and development in southern China. His recent books include, inter alia, China’s Foreign Policy (2016), Multilateral Approach in China’s Foreign Policy (2018), Political Development in Hong Kong (2020), and Evaluation of the C.Y. Leung Administration (2020). He served as the Convener of the Alliance for True Democracy in Hong Kong, the Rector of the New School for Democracy, and a trustee of the Justice Defence Fund in Hong Kong.
Publications by Joseph Yu-shek Cheng
Politics in East Asia Today: Between Democracy, Debates, and Discourse
Introduction: On September 9-10, 2021, the Stockholm China Center at the Institute for Security & Development Policy (ISDP) organized the seminar “Politics in East Asia Today.” Thirteen scholars from different […]
Stable and in Control? China’s Party Regime and its Challenges
Abstract Despite domestic and international difficulties, the survival and stability of the Chinese Communist regime does not seem to be severely threatened. China’s successful domestic handling of the pandemic and […]