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Susan McCarthy


Contact Information:
Howley Hall 303


Ph.D. - Political Science University of California - Berkeley

Area(s) of Expertise:

China, East Asia, Comparative Politics, politics of ethnicity and religion

Selected Publications:

McCarthy, Susan. (2013). Serving Society, Repurposing the State: Religious Charity and Resistance in China . The China Journal, 70, 43-72.

McCarthy, Susan. (2010). Economic Development and the Buddhist-Industrial Complex of Xishuangbanna . Faiths on Display: Religion, Tourism and the Chinese State, Eds. Timothy Oakes and Donald Sutton. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield., 157-182.

McCarthy, Susan. (2009). Communist Multiculturalism: Ethnic Revival in Southwest China. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press.

McCarthy, Susan. (2005). If Allah Wills It: Integration, Isolation, and Muslim Authenticity in Yunnan Province in China. Religion, State & Society , 33 (2), 121-136.

McCarthy, Susan. (2004). Gods of Wealth, Temples of Prosperity: Party-State Participation in the Minority Cultural Revival . China: An International Journal, 2 (1)

Recent Presentations:

McCarthy, Susan., Tenth International Conference on the Social Scientific Study of Religion in China, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, "Piety, Patriotism and Empowerment in Chinese Muslim Charity ". July, 2013.

McCarthy, Susan., Conference on Religion, Resistance, Movements, and Contentious Politics in Greater China, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, "Serving Society, Repurposing the State: Religious Charity and Resistance in China ". October, 2012.

McCarthy, Susan., Association for Asian Studies, Honolulu, HI, "Exit, Voice, and Repurposing: Religious Resistance, Loyalty, and Faith-based Organizations in China". March, 2011.

McCarthy, Susan., New England Political Science Association, Newport, RI, "Religion and the space of state power in contemporary China; Session Chair/Panelist: Small 'd' democracy in comparitive perspective". April, 2010.

McCarthy, Susan., Association of Asian Studies, Chicago, IL, "Of Karma, Congee, and Community: Faith-based charity and civic engagement in urban China". March, 2009.

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