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Chien, Shiuh-Shen

Professor

 

Office : Room 201, Department of Geogrpahy

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Phone : 886-2-33665832

 

Dr. Shiuh-shen Chien obtained his PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science and now is a Professor of Human Geography at National Taiwan University. Prior to this position, he was a visiting research fellow at the East Asian Institute of the National University of Singapore. His research interests cover development geography, the geography of globalization, transnational studies, and the political economy of urban and regional development, with empirical focuses on the Global South in general and post-socialist China in particular. His articles in print are able to be seen in the Asian Journal of Political Science; Asian Survey; Built Environment; Cross Currents: East Asian History and Cultural Review; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy; Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs; Pacific Economic Review; Regional Studies; Urban Studies and other book chapters published by the World Scientific, Ashgate, and Routledge. His ongoing research projects are titled “Post-Mao Transnational Policy Learning” and “Theorizing Formation and Transformation of Eco Cities in China.”

Research interests: international development and transnational governance, political economy of local and regional development , critical studies on post-Mao China eco cities

 

Ph.D. London School of Economics and Political Science (2006)

M.S. National Taiwan University (1997)

B.A. National Taiwan University (1994)

 

Geography of Globalization

Development Studies

Political Economy of Urban and Regional Development

China Studies

 

Asian Cities and Regions

Globalization and Development

China Geography

 

Refereed Articles (2007-present):

CHEN, Liangchih and Shiuh-Shen CHIEN* (2017), Industrial upgrading and interaction between the advanced small south and China: the case of Taiwan’s machine tool industry, Area Development and Policy, Vol. 2, Number 1, * as contact author.[pdf]

簡旭伸 (2016),威權環境主義流域治理的機制與限制:以中國昆明河長制度為例,中國大陸研究季刊,59 (4): 1-23 (CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen (2016), Authoritarian Environmentalism and River Leader System in Kunming, China (ch, weiquan huanjing zhuyi liuyu zhili de jizhi yu xianzhi: yi zhongguo Kunming hezhang zhidu weili), Mainland China Studies (Ch. zhongguo dalu yanjiu jikan) (In Chinese)[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen (2015), Local Farmland Loss and Preservation in China- A Perspective of Quota Territorialization, Land Use Policy, 49, 65-74. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen* and Litao ZHAO (2015), State-Mediated Knowledge Transfer and Resource Mobility: A Case Study of China Local Government Entrepreneurship, Issues and Studies, Vol. 51 ; Number 2, pp 39-78. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen*; Xufeng ZHU; Tingjia CHEN (2015), Self-Learning through Teaching: Singapore’s Land Development Policy Transfer Experience in China, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy. Vol. 33, Number12, pp 1639 – 1656 * as contact author[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2013a. Chinese Eco Cities- a Perspective of Land-Based Local Entrepreneurialism, China Information, 27(2), 73-196 [pdf].

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2013b. New Local State Power through Administrative Restructuring – A Case Study of Post-Mao China County-Level Urban Entrepreneurialism in Kunshan, Geoforum, 46(1), 103-112. [pdf]

簡旭伸 (2012a), 回應 「發展研究特刊序」: 從南方看另類發展,都市與計畫,第三十九卷,第二期,第113-120頁。(CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen (2012a), Alternative Development from the View of Global South- A Reply to the Introduction to Special Issue of Development Studies (ch. huiying fazhan yanjiu tekan xu: cong nanfang kan linglei fazhan), Journal of City and Planning (ch, dushi yu jihua), Vol 39; Number 2: pp113-120 (In Chinese)。[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Fulong WU, 2011. The Transformation of China’s Urban Entrepreneurialism: The Case Study ofthe City of Kunshan, Cross Currents: East Asian History and Cultural Review ([pdf])

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Ho, B., 2011. Globalization and Local Governments Learning in post-Mao China- A Transnational Perspective, Global Networks: A Journal of Transnational Affairs, 11 (3), 315-333. (SSCI) [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; T. P.; Wu, Y. C., 2010. Taiwan's Foreign Aid and Technical Assistance in the Marshall Islands, Asian Survey, 50(6), 1184- 1204. (SSCI) [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2010. Economic Freedom and Political Control in Post-Mao China- A Perspective of Upward Accountability and Asymmetric Decentralization, Asian Journal of Political Science, 18(1), 69-89[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Litao ZHAO, 2008. Kunshan Model: Learning from Taiwanese Investors, Built Environment, 34(4), 427-443. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Ian GORDON, 2008. Territorial Competition in China and the West, Regional Studies, 42(1), 1-18. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2008a. Local Responses to Globalization in China - a Territorial Restructuring Process Perspective, Pacific Economic Review, 13(4), 492-517. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2008b. Isomorphism of Regional Development Policy in China- Case Study of National-Level Development Zones in Jiangsu, Urban Studies, 45(2), 273-294. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen (2007a), Institutional Innovation, Asymmetric Decentralization, and Local Economic Development-Case of post-Mao Kunshan, China, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, 25 (2): pp 269-290 [pdf]

 

Books & Book Chapters :

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen*, Liangchih CHEN and Dongli HONG (2017), Newly Industrializing Economies (NIEs), The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology (online) * as contact author[pdf]

CHEN, Liangchih and Shiuh-Shen CHIEN* (2017), Industrial Districts/ Industrial Complex, The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology (online) * as contact author[pdf]

王振寰與簡旭伸(2016),發展研究概述:理論發展與研究方法,收錄於發展研究與當代台灣社會,簡旭伸與王振寰主編,巨流出版社 (Wang, Jenn-hwan and Shiuh Shen CHIEN (forthcoming), Introduction to Development Studies: Theories and Methods (ch. fazhan yanjiu gaishu:lilun fazhan yu yanjiu fangfa) 1-27 頁, in Development Studies and Contemporary Taiwan Society (ch. fazhan yanjiu yu dangdai Taiwan shehui), Chuliu Publisher: Taipei) (In Chinese) pp 1-27.[pdf]

簡旭伸與吳奕辰(2016),全球南方觀點下的國際發展與援助,收錄於發展研究與當代台灣社會,簡旭伸與王振寰主編,巨流出版社 (CHIEN, Shiuh Shen and Yichen WU (forthcoming), International Development and Aid- A Perspective of Global South (ch. quanqiu nanfang guandian xia de guoji fazhan yu yuanzhu), in Development Studies and Contemporary Taiwan Society (ch. fazhan yanjiu yu dangdai Taiwan shehui) 31-64 頁, Chuliu Publisher: Taipei) (In Chinese) pp 31-64.[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen* and Chiu-Wan Liu (2016), Transnational Entrepreneurship and Social Capital Rebuilding a Taiwanese temple to Mazu in Kunshan, China, in Rethinking Social Capital and Entrepreneurship in Greater China, edited by Jenn-hwan Wang and Ray-May Hsung. Routledge: London, pp 207-221. (* as contact author)[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Dongli HONG ; Yeilong WU, 2014. Central Local Land Dynamics in Harbourfront Transformation- Case Study of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in Globalization and New Intra-Urban Dynamics in Asian Cities, edited by Aveline-Dubach, Jou and Hsiao, National Taiwan University Press: Taipei, 125-154. [pdf]

CHIEN, S.-S., 2014. Taiwanese architects and post-Mao China's production of the built environment, in Border Crossing in Greater China Production, Community and Identity. edited by J.-H. Wang, Routledge: London, 61-75. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Jici WANG, Yu HE; Ning-bo MA, 2012. China as a Western Musical Instrument Producer- Case Study of Piano Industry, in Industrial Transition: New Global-Local Patterns of Production, Work, and Innovation, edited by Martina Fromhold-Eisebith and Martina Fuchs. Ashgate: London, 173-188. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2011. Globalization, Urbanization and Decentralization- An Experience of Asian Pacific Cities, in Handbook of Local and Regional Development, edited by Andy Pike, Andres Rodriguez-Pose and John Tomaney. Routledge: London, 496-505. [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Litao ZHAO, 2010. Local Economic Transition in China- A Perspective of Taiwan Investment, in China's Three Decades of Reform and Development in Global Perspective, edited by Z. Y. Bo and John Wang, World Scientific: Singapore, 233-260 [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Yeilong WU, 2010. Urban Governances from Below- A Case Study of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, in Social Cohesion in Greater China: Challenges for Social Policy and Governance, edited by K. H. Mo and Y.W. Ko, World Scientific and Imperial College Press: London, 225-250[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2010. Prefecture and Prefecture-level Cities- Political Economy of Administrative Restructuring, in China’s Local Administration- Traditions and Changes in the Sub-national Hierarchy, edited by Jae Ho Cheung and Tao-Chiu Lim. Routledge: London, 127-148[pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Mu YANG, 2007a. China Facing an Environmental Crisis’, in Interpreting China’s Development, edited by Wang Gungwu and John Wong. World Scientific Publishing, 184-188.

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2007b, The Political Economy of Urban and Regional Development’, in Interpreting China’s Development, edited by Wang Gungwu and John Wong, World Scientific Publishing, 134-138.

 

Technical Reports and Working Papers:

Tan-Mullins, M., Cheshmehzangi, A., Chien, S. and Xie, L (2017). Smart-Eco Cities in China: Trends and City Profiles 2016. Exeter: University of Exeter (Smart-Eco Project).[pdf]

簡旭伸 (2012b),土地開發專案化與中國地方政府企業主義-以大學城和生態城為例,國立政治大學中國社會與制度工作報告 (CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen (2012b), Projectization of Land Development and Chinese Local Entrepreneurialism: A Case Study of College‐Town Fever and Eco‐City Fever,CCS Working Paper Series on “Chinese Society and Institutions” CSI-011, National Cheng Chi University, Taiwan) (In Chinese) [pdf]

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Litao ZHAO, 2007. Cross-Regional Cadre Transfer and Local Economic Development: Evidence from Jiangsu, China, East Asian Institute Working Paper No. 139, 2007, National University of Singapore.

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen; Mu YANG, 2007b. The Tianjin Binhai New Area as China’s New Growth Pole, April 2007, East Asian Institute Background Brief No. 331

CHIEN, Shiuh-Shen, 2007c, Kunshan as “Little Taiwan”: China’s Most Industrial County-Level City, August 2007, East Asian Institute Background Brief No. 345

 

Power, Capital, Discourse and Eco-cities: Case Study of Post-Mao China, sponsored by National Science Council of Taiwan, 2011.01 ~ 2014.03, (PI), [100-2420-H-002-004-MY3]

Globalization and Post-Mao Local Government Learning- A Trans-border Perspective, sponsored by National Science Council of Taiwan, 2010.08 ~ 2013.10, (PI) [99-2410-H-002-183-MY3]

Local Governance and the Reproduction of State Power- Urban China in Economic Transition, international scholarly exchange grants sponsored by Academy of Social Science at Australia for its International Linkages, 2010 ~2011 (PI)

Re-theorizing Regional Governance- Case Study of Post-Mao China, joint grant of bilateral cooperation between National Science Council of Taiwan and British Academy of the United Kingdom, 2010.04 ~ 2011.09. (PI) [99-2911-I-002-042-2]

Cross-Regional Cadre Transfer and Rescaling Regional Governance in post-Mao China- A Perspective of Asymmetric Decentralization, sponsored by National Science Council of Taiwan, 2008.08 ~ 2010.10. (PI) [97-2410-H-002-008-MY2]

2013 Emerging Scholar Award, Regional Development and Planning Specialty Group, the Association of American Geographers (the AAG)

2012 Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2011 Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2010 Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2010 Wudayou Young Scholar Award , National Science Council, Taiwan

2009 Publication Research Award, NTU, Taiwan

2009 Finalist, Young Scholar Competition, Foundation of Urban and Regional Studies, UK

2008 Finalist, Best Paper Competition of Berlin Roundtables on Urban Planets, Germany

2005 Best Student Paper, Regional Planning and Geography Specialty Group, the AAG

2004 Best Student Paper, China Geography Specialty Group, the AAG