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Basic Data
NAME
Wang, Jenn-Hwan
TITLE
Research Fellow
DIVISION
Division of Mainland Chinese Economy and Society
E_mail
wangjh@nccu.thu.edu.tw
EDUCATION
  • Ph.D. Department of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • M.A.Department of Sociology, Tunghai University

  • B.A. Department of Sociology, Tunghai University

WORKING EXPERIENCES
  • Dean of Research and Development, Office of Research and Development, National Chengchi University
  • Chair Professor, Graduate Institute of Developments Studies, National Chengchi University
  • Fulbrignt Visitng Scholar, Institute of East Asian Stuides, University of California, Berkeley
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Lancaster University, UK
  • Dean, College of Social Sciences, Tunghai University
  • Chairperson, Department of Sociology, Tunghai University
  • Dean of Student Affairs, Tunghai University
  • Professor, Graduate Institute of Sociology, Tunghai University
  • Director, the Section of Sociology and Communication Studies, Departments of Humanities and Social Sciences, National Science Council, Executive Yuan
  • Editor, Taiwan: A Radical Journal of Social Studies
  • President, Taiwanese Sociology Association
RESEARCH FIELD
  • Political Sociology
  • Developmental Sociology
  • Industrial Sociology
  • East Asian Studies
PUBLICATIONS( Journal Articles Books and Chapters Conference Papers Research Grants and Projects)
I. Journal Articles
  1. *“National Models of Technological Catching up and Innovation: Patent Patterns of Taiwan and South Korea Compared,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.73 (March 2009), pp.37-74. (Co-authored with Ching-Rong Tsai )
  2. Contesting Taipei as a World City,” City, Vol.13, No.1 (March 2009), pp.103-109. (Co-authored with Shu-Wei Huang)
  3. *“From Technological Catch-up to Innovation-based Economic Growth: South Korea, Taiwan and China,Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.68 (December 2007), pp.177-226
  4. *“Contesting Rescaling: Taiwan's ICT Industry and the State in the Age of Globalization,Journal of Geographical Science, No.49 (September 2007), pp.39-54. (TSSCI)
  5. “Global Production Networks and Local Institutional Building: the Development of the Information Technology Industry in Suzhou,” Environment and Planning A, Vol.39, No.8 (2007), pp.1873-1888. (SSCI) (Co-authored with Chuan Kai Lee)
  6. “From Technological Catch-Up to Innovation-based Economic Growth: South Korea and Taiwan Compared,” Journal of Development Studies, Vol.43, No.6 (2007), pp.1084-1104. (SSCI)
  7. *“A Commentary on ‘A Political Explanation of Economic Growth:’ State Survival, Bureaucratic Politics, and Private Enterprises in the Making of Taiwan's Economy, 1950-1985,’ written by Yongping Wu,” Taiwanese Journal of Sociology, No.36 (June 2006), pp.211-219. (TSSCI)
  8. “China’s Dualist Model on Technological Catching up: a Comparative Perspective,The Pacific Review, Vol.19, No.3 (September 2006), pp.385-403. (SSCI)
  9. *“Beyond Late Development: Taiwan's Upgrading Policies,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.55 (September 2004), pp.289-295.
  10. “World City Formation, Geopolitics, and Local Political Process: Taipei’s Ambiguous Development,” International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Vol.28, No.2 (June 2004), pp.384-400. (SSCI)
  11. * “Globalization and Latecomers: Implications of the East Asian Development Model and Its Transition,Taiwanese Journal of Sociology, No.31 (December 2003), pp.1-44. (TSSCI)
  12. * “Different Routes towards World City Formation in East Asia: Seoul and Taipei Compared,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.47 (September 2002), pp.85-141. (TSSCI)
  13. *“A Commentary on ‘Privatization of Public Enterprises in Taiwan,’ written by Chang, Chin-fen,” Taiwan Sociology, No.2 (December 2001), pp.324-328. (TSSCI)
  14. *“From Socialist City to World City: The Transition of Shanghai's Local Mode of Regulation,” Taiwanese Journal of Sociology, No.26 (December 2001), pp.55-104. (TSSCI) (Co-authored with Shu-Wei Huang)
  15. “Contesting Flexibility - the Restructuring of Taiwan’s Labor Relations and Spatial Organization,International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Vol.25, No.2 (June 2001), pp.346-363. (SSCI)
  16. *“Global and Local: Learning Regions of Hsin-chu and Taichung Compared,” Taiwanese Journal of Sociology, No.24 (December 2000), pp.179-237. (TSSCI) (Co-authored with Shih-Chin Gao)
  17. *“Globalization, Localization, and Learning Region: Theoretical Review and Reconstruction,Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.34 (June 1999), pp.69-112. (TSSCI).
  18. * “Governance of a Cross-Border Economic Region: Taiwan and Southern China,Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.27(September 1997), pp.1-36.(TSSCI)
  19. “Book review: In the Shadow of China,” The China Journal, No.34 (1995), pp.378-380.
  20. *“Towards a New State: the Formation of Populist Authoritarianism and the Democracy Problem,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.20 (August 1995), pp.17-55 .(TSSCI) (Co-authored with Yung-Hsiang Chien)
  21. *Faction, Oppositional Force and the Transition of Local Regime─ the Case Study of Kaohsiung Hsing,” Tunghai Journal, Vol.36, No.5(July 1995) (Co-authored with Kuo-Ping Shen)
  22. * “The State Machine and the Development of Taiwan’s Petrochemical Industry,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.18 (February 1995), pp.1-37.(TSSCI)
  23. * “The State, Capital, and Taiwan's Political Transition,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.14 (March 1993), pp.123-163.(TSSCI)
  24. * “State Machine, Labor Policies, and Labor Movement,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, No.13 (November 1992), pp.1-29. (TSSCI) (co-authored with Hsiao-Ding Fang)
  25. * “The Formation of Working Class: E.P. Thompson and Neo-Marxism,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, Vol.2, No.3/4 (Autumn/Winter 1989), pp.147-174. (TSSCI)
  26. * “Opposition Movements and Taiwan’s Political Transition,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, Vol.2, No.1 (Spring 1989), pp.71-116. (TSSCI)
  27. * “The Role of State, Dependent Development and Class Relationships,” Taiwan: A Radical Quarterly in Social Studies, Vol.1, No.1 (Spring 1988), pp.117-144.(TSSCI)
II. Books and Chapters
  1. *Jenn-Hwan Wang and Hei-Yuan Chiu, eds., Sociology and the Taiwanese Society (third edition). Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2009. (first edition in 1999)
  2. “Sovereignty, Survival, and the Transformation of the Taiwan State,” in Richard Boyd and Tak-Wing Ngo eds., State Marking in Asia. London: Routledge, 2006, Chapter 5.
  3. *Jenn-Hwan Wang and Ying-Hua Chang, eds., Aggregating the Vitality of Taiwan. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2005.
  4. *“Between Orders and Disorders: Urbanization and Regional Development,” Aggregating the Vitality of Taiwan. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2005.
  5. “The State and the Transformation of Taiwan’s Development Model,” in H.Y. Cho, et.al. eds., The Changing Role of the State in Economic Development of East Asian NICs. Seoul, 2002, pp. 211-249. (in Korean)
  6. *Taiwanese Society. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2002.
  7. *“Introduction: Sociological Significance of the Taiwanese Society,” Taiwanese Society. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2002.
  8. *“Taiwan’s Authoritarian Regime and Democratic Transition,” Taiwanese Society. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 2002.
  9. “Governance of a Cross-border Economic Region: Taiwan and Southern China,” in G. Drover, G. Johnson, and J. Tao, eds. Sub-regionalism in China and East Asia. Commack: Nova Science Publishers, 2001, pp. 114-134.
  10. “Civil Society, Democratization, and Governance in Taiwan,” in National Science Council, Taipei, Bonn Office. ed., Conference Prague 1999: Transitional Societies in Comparison: Central East Europe vs. Taiwan. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lange, 2000, pp. 17-34.
  11. *“Social Change in the Age of Globalization,” Sociology and Taiwanese Society. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 1999.
  12. *“What is Sociology?” Sociology and Taiwanese Society. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 1999.
  13. *“Toward A Normalized Politics: Democratization and the Transformation of Governance in Taiwan,” In Chia-Long Lin and Zhe-Chi Chiu, eds., Party-State Transformation and Democratization at Both Sides of the Straits. Taipei: Yue-Dan Books, 1999.
  14. “Labour Regimes in Transition: Changing Faces of Labour Control in Taiwan: 1950s-1990s,” A. Y. Hing, C. T. Chang and Lansbury eds., Work, Organization, and Industry: The Asian Experience. Singapore: Armour, 1998, pp. 250-274.
  15. *“Taiwan’s Political Transformation: Transition from Authoritarianism.” In Jin-Yi Luo and Zhang-Yi Wang, eds., Behind the Miracle: Explaining Modernization in East Asia. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1997
  16. *Who Rules Taiwan? The State and Power Structure in Democratic Transition. Taipei: Chiliu Publisher, 1996.
  17. *Jenn-Hwan Wang and Shong-lin Lin, eds., Collected Essays: Retrospect and Prospect on Taiwanese Sociological Studies. Taichung: Department of Sociology, Tunghai University, 1995.
  18. *Capital, Labor, and the State: Collected Essays on Taiwan's Sociopolitical Transformation. Taipei: Tang Shan Books, 1993.
  19. *“The Formation of New Business-Government Relations and Taiwan's Political Transition,”in the State and Society of Taiwan. Taipei: Dong-Da Publisher, 1993.
  20. *“Who Controls the Media in Taiwan,” in Rui-Cheng Zheng, et, al. eds., The Analysis of Taiwan’s Electronic Media System. Taipei: Yun-Chen Publishers, 1993.
  21. *“Marx: Critique of Capitalism and Beyond.” in Chi-Zheng Yeh, ed., Pioneers of Modern Social Thoughts. Taipei: Zheng-zhong Books, 1992
III. Conference Papers
  1. *“System Adjustment and Industrial Innovation: A Survey on Taiwan’s Biotech Pharmaceutical Industry,” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 2007, Taiwanese Sociological Association, Taipei. (co-authored with Tsung-Yuan Chen)
  2.  “Contesting Taipei as a World/Gateway City: The Political Perspective,” Cities and their Contested Roles in the Life of Nations, September 2007, Shinawatra University, Bangkok.(co-authored with Shu-Wei Huang)
  3. “National Model of Technological Catching Up and Innovation: Comparing Patents of Taiwan and South Korea,” the 19th Annual Confernece of SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics), June 2007, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark.
  4. * “Why does the Organizational Model of Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Differ from its Computer Industry?” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 2006, Taiwanese Sociological Association, Taipei. (co-authored with Chun-Ming Chen)
  5. “Divergent Models of Transition from Technological Catching up to Innovation in South Korea, Taiwan and China,18th Annual Conference of SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics), July 2006, University of Trier, Germany.
  6. *“Divergent Models of Transition from Technological Learning to Innovation in South Korea, Taiwan and China,” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 2005, Taiwanese Sociological Association, National Taipei University, Taipei.
  7. “Transnational Co-evolution of Technology and Institutions: the Development of Taiwan’s PC Industry,” Lecture in the Panel of ‘Global Production Networks in East Asia,’ December 2004, Institute of East Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
  8. “Globalization and China’s Development of IT Industry,” Conference on Sociology in Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, July 2004, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
  9. *“Globalization and Late Industrializing Countries: Implications of the East Asian Development Model and Its Transition,” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 2003, Taiwanese Sociological Association, Sociology Department, National Chengchi Unuversity, Taipei.
  10. *“China’s Economic Reforms: Quasi-market Models and Financial System,” Conference on WTO and Cross-Strait Economy, November 2003, Center for Chinese Social and Management Studies, Tunghai University, and Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research, Taichung. (co-authored with Shu-Wei Huang)
  11. “The Making of Unknown Heroes: National System of Learning, OEM, and Taiwan’s IT Industry,”15th Annual Conference of SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-economics), June 2003, Aix en Provence, France.
  12. *“The Rise and Fall of Developmental State: Taiwan and Hong Kong Compared,” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, December 2002, Taiwanese Sociological Association, Taichung. (co-authored with Alvin Y. So)
  13. “Under the Shadow of Survival: The Formation and Transformation of the Taiwanese State,” Conference on ‘Revisiting the Asian States’, June 2002, Leiden University, Netherlands.
  14. *“Two Routes toward World Cities: Taipei and Seoul Compared,” Conference on the Chinese Society Study: Theories and Research Methods, January 2002, Sociology Department, Qing Hwa University, Beijing.
  15. *“Taiwan’s Mode of Growth: Exportism in Transition,” Conference of East Asian Models of Development and Their Crises: Regulation Approach, April 2001, Tunghai University, Taichung.
  16. “World City Formation as Global Mode of Regulation: the Case of Taipei,” the 4th Conference of the Asia Pacific Sociological Association (APSA), September 2000, Kwansei Gakuin University (KGU), Nishinomiya, Japan.
  17. *“Global and Local: Learning Regions of Hsin-chu and Taichung Compared,” Annual Meeting of Taiwanese Sociological Association, 2000, Taiwanese Sociological Association, Sociology Department, National Taiwan University, Taipei. (co-authored with Shr-Chin Gao)
  18.  “Civil Society, Democratization, and Governance in Taiwan,” Conference of Transitional Societies in Comparison: Central East Europe vs. Taiwan, May 1999, Prague, Czech Republic.
  19.  “Contesting Labor Flexibility? Democratization and Economic Restructuring in the Age of Globalization in Taiwan,” The World Congress Meetings of the International Sociological Association, August 1998, Montreal, Canada.
  20. “Toward A Normalized Politics: Democratization and the Transformation of Governance in Taiwan,” Conference of Party-State Transformation and Democratization at Both Sides of the Straits, 1998, The Fairbank Center, Harvard University.
IV. Research Grants and Projects
  1. *“Comparing Regional Innovation Systems---Zhongguancun(China), Hsinchu (Taiwan) and Dajeon(S. Korea),” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan,  2008-2011.
  2. *“Transitioning from Imitation to Innovation: Taiwan’s Technological System in Comparative Perspective,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2006-2009.
  3. *“From National Learning System to National Innovation System: Taiwan and South Korea Compared,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2004-2007.
  4. *“Evaluation Research on International Academic Journal of Sociology/Social Work and Welfare/Mass Media,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2005.
  5. *“A Proposal of Academic Visit to France on Issues of Social Policy and Information Technology,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2004.
  6. *“An Academic Visit to Australia on Research Institutes Concerning Technology and Society,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2003.
  7. *“The Development of China’s IT industry: East Asian Model or New Invention? ” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2003.
  8. *“Technology Learning, Innovation, and Out investment: the Development Taiwan’s PC Industry,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2002.
  9. *“A Symposium on Sociology: Presentations of the NSC Research Grant Projects on Sociology, 1997-2000,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2002.
  10. *“Financial Capitalism and East Asian Development Model: Institution, Crisis, and Transformation,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2001-2003.
  11. *“Promotion Program in Sociology,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2000-2001.
  12. *“Critical Review of the Development of Sociology in Taiwan,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 2000-2001.
  13. *“Globalization, Capital Movement, and East Asian Cities: Taipei, Shanghai, and Souel,” granted from National Science Council, 1999-2001.
  14. *“Development and Promotion Group in Sociology,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1998-1999.
  15. *“Globalization and Regional Integration: the Restructuring of Taiwan’s Political Economy,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1997-1999.
  16. *“Between the State and Civil Society: Interest Intermediation in Taiwan,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1994-1995.
  17. *“Corporate Groups and Taiwan's Political Transformation,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1992-1994.
  18. *“The State and Society: Taiwan's Petrochemical Industry,” granted from National Science Council, Taiwan, 1992-1994.