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Susan McCarthy

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Contact Information:

smccarth@providence.edu
401-865-2626
Howley Hall 303

Education:

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

Area(s) of Expertise:

China, East Asia, Comparative Politics, politics of ethnicity and religion, civil society, NGOs and faith-based organizations, charity, loyalty and resistance


Selected Publications:

McCarthy, Susan. (2017). In Between the Divine and the Leviathan: Faith-based Charity, Religious Overspill and the Governance of Religion in China. China Review17 (2), 65-93. The Chinese University Press.

McCarthy, Susan. (2013). Serving Society, Repurposing the State: Religious Charity and Resistance in China. China Journal, (70), 48-72.

McCarthy, Susan. (2010). Economic Development and the Buddhist-Industrial Complex of Xishuangbanna . Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield.

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 Journal2 (1), 28-52.

McCarthy, Susan. (2000). Ethno-Religious Mobilisation and Citizenship Discourse in the People’s Republic of China. Asian Ethnicity1 (2), 107-116.

Recent Presentations:

McCarthy, Susan., CRCS Summer Writing Workshop, Purdue University Center on Religion in Chinese Society, Seattle University, "Loosing Faith: Charity and the (dis)containment of religion in China". August, 2016.

McCarthy, Susan., Political Reform and Social Stability in China, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, "In Between the Divine and the Leviathan: Faith-based charity and the governance of religion in China". January, 2016.

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.


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