Fengshi Wu

Associate Professor

Fengshi Wu is Associate Professor in Political Science and International Relations at the School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia. She specializes in environmental politics, state-society relations, and global governance with the empirical focus on China and Asia. She was a Visiting Fellow at the Harvard-Yenching Institute (2008-2009) and a Graduate Fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences (2004). Her academic works have appeared in China Journal, VOLUNTAS, China Quarterly, Global Environmental Politics, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Journal of Contemporary China and International Studies Quarterly. She recently edited the book China’s Global Conquest for Resources (Routledge, 2017) on Chinese overseas investment in and acquisition of natural resources. A/Prof. Wu received her PhD from University of Maryland, and, before moving to Australia, she held academic positions in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Publications

Book Chapters
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Wu F; Morton K, 2019, 'Policy Case Study: The Environment', in William JA (ed.), Politics in China, Oxford University Press, USA, pp. 383 - 398
2019
Wu F, 2018, 'Climate change in the Arctic: Future Directions for Adaptation (Perspective from A Non-Arctic State)', in Corell R (ed.), The Arctic in World Affairs, Korea Maritime Institute; East-West Center, Busan; Hawii, pp. 199 - 209
2018
Wu F, 2017, 'Introduction: A rising China and the future of world resources', in , http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
2017
Wu F, 2017, 'China’s Global Quest for Resources: Notes for Policy Advocates', in Routledge
2017
Wu F, 2017, 'China’s Shared Water Resources: Geopolitics, Domestic Institutions and Global Governance', in China's Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
2017
Smith DH; Pospí?ilová T; Wu F, 2017, 'National and other supra-local associations: Meso-associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, pp. 836 - 873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
2017
Davies TR; Schmitz HP; Appe S; Barragan-Teran D; Owinga B; Raggo PG; Lei XIE, 2016, 'Transnational Associations and INGOs: Macro-Associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 874 - 893, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
2016
Wu F, 2016, 'Conclusion: Findings and notes for policy advocates', in China's Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 173 - 185, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315672564
2016
Li Z; Wu F, 2016, 'China and shared water resources: Geopolitics, domestic institutions and global governance', in China’s Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 59 - 78
2016
Wu F; Edmonds RL, 2016, 'Environmental degradation', in Critical Issues in Contemporary China: Unity, Stability and Development, Second Edition, pp. 105 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315689050
2016
Wu F; Zhang H, 2016, 'Introduction: A rising China and the future of world resources', in China’s Global Quest for Resources: Energy, Food and Water, pp. 1 - 20
2016
Smith DH; Pospíšilová T; Wu F, 2016, 'National and Other Supra-Local Associations: Meso-Associations', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 836 - 873, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_34
2016
Mati JM; Wu F; Edwards B; Taraboulsi SNE; Smith DH, 2016, 'Social Movements and Activist-Protest Volunteering', in The Palgrave Handbook of Volunteering, Civic Participation, and Nonprofit Associations, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp. 516 - 538, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-137-26317-9_25
2016
Wu F; Wen B, 2015, 'Nongovernmental organizations and environmental protests Impacts in East Asia', in Harris PG; Lang G (ed.), ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY IN ASIA, ROUTLEDGE, pp. 105 - 119, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000348575900007&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2015
Wu F, 2014, 'Social Mobilization, Collective Action, and Resistance against Environmental Pollution in 2012', in Liu J (ed.), CHINESE RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES ON THE ENVIRONMENT, VOL 3: PUBLIC ACTION AND GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY, BRILL, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004269385_003
2014
Wu F, 2012, 'Environmental Politics in China: An Issue Area in Review', in Political Science and Chinese Political Studies, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 103 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-29590-4_6
2012
Yoon E; Lee S; Wu F, 2007, 'THE STATE AND NONGOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN NORTHEAST ASIA'S ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY', in Hyun IT; Schreurs MA (ed.), ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSION OF ASIAN SECURITY: CONFLICT AND COOPERATION OVER ENERGY, RESOURCES, AND POLLUTION, US INST PEACE, pp. 207 - +, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000293324400010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2007
Conference Papers
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Wu F; Xu Y, 2013, 'Sino-American environmental relations: The potential of trans-societal linkages', in Issues and Studies, pp. 73 - 110
2013
Wu F, 'China and Global Governance: Four Pathways to Cross a Threshold', in SSRN Electronic Journal, Elsevier BV, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2798494
Edited Books
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Wu F; Zhang H, 2016, China’s global quest for resources: Energy, food and water
2016
Journal articles
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Korolev A; Wu F, 2019, 'Is there a U.S.–China–India triangle? – Beijing’s official views', India Review, vol. 18, pp. 437 - 456, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14736489.2019.1662187
2019
Wu F, 2018, 'Chronic Non-compliance and Ineffective Enforcement in Guangzhou', China Policy Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.18278/cpj.1.1.6
2018
Peng L; Wu F, 2018, 'Building Up Alliances and Breaking Down the State Monopoly: The Rise of Non-Governmental Disaster Relief in China', China Quarterly, vol. 234, pp. 463 - 485, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0305741017001333
2018
Wu F, 2018, 'Change and Resilience in Melanesian Societies', Global Environmental Politics, vol. 18, pp. 151 - 155, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/glep_a_00460
2018
Wu F, 2017, 'Evolving state-society relations in China: Introduction', China Review, vol. 17
2017
Fengshi W, 2017, 'An emerging group name ?gongyi?: Ideational collectivity in China?s civil society', China Review, vol. 17, pp. 123 - 150
2017
Wu F, 2017, 'Having Peers and Becoming One: Collective Consciousness among Civil Society Actors in China', Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 26, pp. 564 - 576, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2017.1274820
2017
Zhang H; Wu F, 2017, 'China\textquotesingles Marine Fishery and Global Ocean Governance', Global Policy, vol. 8, pp. 216 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1758-5899.12419
2017
Steinhardt HC; Wu F, 2016, 'In the Name of the Public: Environmental Protest and the Changing Landscape of Popular Contention in China', The China Journal, vol. 75, pp. 61 - 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/684010
2016
Wu F, 2016, 'China’s ascent in global governance and the Arctic', Vestnik of St Petersburg University, Series 6. Political science. International relations, Issue 2
2016
Christoph Steinhardt H; Wu F, 2016, 'In the name of the public: Environmental protest and the changing landscape of popular contention in China', China Journal, vol. 75, pp. 61 - 82
2016
Wu F; Yang S, 2015, 'Web 2.0 and Political Engagement in China', VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, vol. 27, pp. 2055 - 2076, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11266-015-9627-6
2015
Wu F, 2013, 'Environmental Activism in Provincial China', Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, vol. 15, pp. 89 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1523908x.2013.763634
2013
Wu F; Chan K-M, 2012, 'Graduated control and beyond: The evolving government-NGO relations', China Perspectives, vol. 2012, pp. 9 - 18
2012
Wu F, 2011, 'Strategic State Engagement in Transnational Activism: AIDS prevention in China', Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 20, pp. 621 - 637, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10670564.2011.587162
2011
Wu F, 2009, 'Environmental Politics in China: An Issue Area in Review', Journal of Chinese Political Science, vol. 14, pp. 383 - 406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11366-009-9072-8
2009
Conca K; Wu F; Mei C, 2006, 'Global regime formation or complex institution building? The principled content of international river agreements', International Studies Quarterly, vol. 50, pp. 263 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2478.2006.00402.x
2006
Wu FS, 2005, 'International non-governmental actors in HIV/AIDS prevention in China', Cell Research, vol. 15, pp. 919 - 922, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.cr.7290369
2005
Wu F, 2003, 'Environmental GONGO Autonomy: Unintended Consequences of State Strategies in China', The Good Society, vol. 12, pp. 35 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1353/gso.2003.0031
2003
Wu F, 2002, 'Old Brothers or New Partners: GONGOs in Transnational Environmental Advocacy in China', China Environment Series
2002
Wu F; Peng L, 'The Rise of Non-Governmental Disaster Relief in China', SSRN Electronic Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2916221
Media
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Wu F, 2018, Society-Driven Disaster Response: New Model from China?
2018
Wu F, 2018, On the Doorstep of the Belt and Road Initiative
2018
Wu F, 2017, China’s Effective Greens and Gaps in Climate Activism
2017
Wu F, 2017, From Paris to Beijing: China, Next Champion on Climate Change?
2017
Wu F, 2014, Protests in Hong Kong
2014
Other
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Wu F, 2020, Titans of the Climate: Explaining Policy Process in the United States and China, by Kelly Sims Gallagher and Xiaowei Xuan. Forewords by John P. Holdren and Junkuo Zhang. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2018. vii+245 pp. $US28.00/£22.00 (paper)., http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/706715
2020
Wu F, 2010, The Struggle for Sustainability in Rural China: Environmental Values and Civil Society, CAMBRIDGE UNIV PRESS, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0021911810002330
2010
Wu F, 2008, Clearing the Air: the health and economic damages of air pollution in China- Edited by Mun S. Ho and Chris P. Nielsen, Wiley-Blackwell, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8411.2008.00213_14.x
2008
Reports
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Wu F; He J, Capacity Development of Civil Society Organizations: Towards Inclusive Social Management in China, Elsevier BV, http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2798510, https://doi.org/10.2139%2Fssrn.2798510