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Dr. Peter T. Y. CHEUNG 張贊賢

Associate Professor: He holds a Bachelor of Social Science (1st class Honour) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, an M.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Washington, Seattle. He received a Universitas 21 Fellowship from the University of Hong Kong and served as a visiting scholar at the Center for Chinese Studies, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1999. His research interests focus on the relations between Beijing and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the management of cross-boundary issues in south China and the politics of policy making in Hong Kong. He was a former Consultant, Part-time Member and Research and Planning Director (on secondment) of the Central Policy Unit of the HKSAR Government. He has extensive experience in providing consultancy service and training to the senior management of the government and the public sector. Dr. Cheung served as the Head of the Department of Politics and Public Administration from 2005 to 2007. He is currently a Fellow of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance and a coordinator of the Greater Pearl River Delta and Hong Kong Research Area of the Strategic Research Theme on Contemporary China Studies at the University of Hong Kong. He is also the convener of the China Area of Inquiry of the University’s Common Core Curriculum, the centerpiece of the new undergraduate curriculum to be introduced in 2012.

  • Phone: 3917 8362
  • Office: C937

Selected Publications

  • Public Policymaking in Hong Kong: Civic Engagement and State-Society Relations in a Semi-Democracy. London: Routledge, 2013. (with  W.Y. Lee, Elaine Y.M. Chan, Joseph C.W. Chan, Wai Fung Lam, and Wai-man Lam)
  • "The Changing Relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland since 2003," In Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics, edited by Lam Wai-man, Percy Luen-tim Lui and Wilson Wong, 325-347. Expanded second edition. H.K.: Hong Kong University Press, 2012.
  • "The Role of Government in Managing Cross-boundary Cooperation between Hong Kong and Mainland China." In Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges, edited by Stephen Wing-kai Chiu and Siu-lun Wong, 187-218. H.K.: Hong Kong University Press, 2012.
  • “China’s Changing Regional Development: Trends, Strategies and Challenges in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011–2015) Period.” (guest editor) Asia Pacific Viewpoint 53, no. 1 (April 2012).
     
    “The Politics of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Pearl River Delta.” Asia Pacific Viewpoint 53, no. 1 (April 2012): 21-37.
  • “The Policy Cycle.” In Encyclopedia of Political Science, eds. B. Badie, D. Berg-Schlosser, and L. Morlino, Leonardo. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. 2011.
  • "Who's Influencing Whom: Exploring the Influence of Hong Kong on Politics and Governance in China." Asian Survey 51, no. 4 (August 2011): 713–738.
  • Civic Engagement in the Policy Process in Hong Kong: Change and Continuity,” Public Administration and Development 31, no. 2 (May 2011): 113-121.
  • “Intergovernmental Relations between Mainland China and the Hong Kong SAR.” In Public Administration in Southeast Asia: Thailand, Philippines Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Macao, edited by Evan M. Berman, 255-281. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 2011.
  • Understanding Cross-boundary Cooperation in South China,” Progress in Planning 31, no. 1 (2010): 50-54.
  • “Cross-boundary State-society Interactions in South China.” In Dynamics of Local Governance in China during the Reform Era, edited by Tse-Kang Leng and Yun-Han Chu, 273-306. N.Y.: Rowan & Littlefield, 2010.
  • “Hong Kong Politics after C. H. Tung,” Political Science in Asia 3, no. 1 & 2 (Winter, 2007/Summer 2008): 61-80.
  • “Images of South China: Changing Policy Perspectives among Emerging Chinese Cities.” InPerceptions and Images of China, edited by Heinz-Dieter Assmann, Thomas M.H. Chan, and K. Moser v. Filseck, 83-96. Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2008.
  • “Towards China's Federalism? The Case of Hong Kong.” In Federalism in Asia, edited by Baogang He, Brian Galligan and Takashi Inoguchi, 242-265. Edward Elgar, 2007.
  • “Cross-boundary Cooperation in South China: Perspectives, Mechanisms and Challenges.” InDeveloping a Competitive Pearl River Delta in South China under One Country Two Systems, edited by Anthony Yeh et al., 449-479. H.K.: Hong Kong University Press, 2006.
  • "The Study of Political Science in Hong Kong .” Political Science in Asia 1, no. 1, (Winter 2005): 31-50.
  • “The Changing Cross-boundary Interactions between State and Society in South China.”Chinese Political Science Review 39 (June 2005):127-184. 
  • “Managing the Hong Kong-Guangdong Relationship: Issues and Challenges.” In Building a CompetitivePearl River Delta Region: Cooperation, Coordination, and Planning, edited by Anthony Gar-on Yeh, Yok-Shiu F. Lee, Tunney Lee and Nien Dak Sze, 39-56. Hong Kong: CUPEM, HKU, 2002. 
  • “Guangdong under Reform: Social and Political Changes and Challenges in the 1990s.” InRethinking China's Provinces, edited by John Fitzgerald, 125-152. London: Routledge, 2002.
  • “The External Relations of China's Provinces.” (co-authored with Prof. James Tang) In The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy in the Era of Reform: 1978-2000, edited by David M. Lampton, 91-120. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001.
  • “Guangzhou and Tianjjin: the Struggle for Development in Two Chinese Cities.” In Cities in China: Recipes for Economic Development in the Reform Era, edited by Jae Ho Chung, 18-52. London: Routledge, 1999.
  • Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China: Leadership, Politics, and Implementation (co-edited with Jae Ho Chung and Zhimin Lin). Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1998.