Academic Publications

Books

1. Hasmath, R. (In Preparation) The Minority Report: The Growth and Impact of Visible Ethnic Minorities in the Corporation.

2. Hasmath, R. (In Preparation) Authoritarian Multiculturalism: The Management of Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary Urban China.

3. Abu-Laban, Y., Frishkopf, M., Hasmath, R. and Kirova, A., eds. (Under Contract) Ethics, Rights, Culture and the Humanization of Refugees: A Transdisciplinary Perspective. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press.

  • Chapter (w/Y. Abu-Laban, M. Frishkopf and A. Kirova): “Introduction”.

  • Chapter (w/B. Ho and S. Kay-Reid): “State Apologies and the Rehumanization of Refugees, Indigenous and Ethnic Minority Groups”.

4. Gustafsson, B., Hasmath, R. and Ding, S., eds. (2021) Ethnicity and Inequality in China. New York and Oxford: Routledge. [ISBN: 9780367497033]

  • Chapter (w/B. Gustafsson and S. Ding): “Ethnicity and Inequality in China: An Introduction”, pp. 1-24.

  • Chapter (w/A. MacDonald): “Discrimination in Ethnic Minority Earnings? Evidence from Urban China”, pp. 216-232.

  • Chinese Version (中文翻译): 中国少数民族的差异性研究 (社会科学文献出版社).

5. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J., eds. (2016) NGO Governance and Management in China. New York and Oxford: Routledge. [ISBN: 9781138909977 (hardback); 9780815383963 (paperback)]

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “Governing and Managing NGOs in China: An Introduction”, pp. 1-8.

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “What Explains a Lack of Local State-NGO Collaboration? A Neo-Institutional Perspective”, pp. 109-122.

  • Reviewed in Journal of Chinese Political Science 22(1): 159-161, Pacific Affairs 90(4): 787-789, and Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 29(5): 1134-1135.

6. Hasmath, R., ed. (2015) Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy: A Critical Assessment. New York and Oxford: Routledge. [ISBN: 9781138840799]

  • Chapter: “The Paradigms of Inclusive Growth, Development and Welfare Policy”, pp. 1-9.

  • Chapter: “The Beijing Consensus as a Philosophical Tool”, pp. 81-90.

  • Reviewed in Journal of Development Studies 52(3): 466-467, and Political Studies Review 15(1): 126.

7. Hsu, J. and Hasmath, R., eds. (2013) The Chinese Corporatist State: Adaptation, Survival and Resistance. New York and Oxford: Routledge. [ISBN: 9780415640725 (hardback); 9781138851870 (paperback)]

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “The Changing Faces of State Corporatism in China”, pp. 1-9.

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “The Rise and Impact of the Local State on the NGO Sector”, pp. 120-135.

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “The Chinese Corporatist State: Lessons Learned for Other Jurisdictions”, pp.136-143.

  • Reviewed in Journal of Chinese Political Science 18(4): 403-404, and Fudan Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 7(2): 325-328.

8. Hasmath, R. (2012) The Ethnic Penalty: Immigration, Education and the Labour Market. Burlington, VT and Surrey, UK: Ashgate (Routledge). [ISBN: 9781409402114 (hardback); 9781138260641 (paperback)]

  • Reviewed in Ethnic and Racial Studies 36(5): 915-916, Migration Australia 2: 41, Migration Letters 9(3): 295-296, and Work, Employment and Society 28(4): 671-672.

9. Hasmath, R., ed. (2011) Managing Ethnic Diversity: Meanings and Practices from an International Perspective. Burlington, VT and Surrey, UK: Ashgate (Routledge). [ISBN: 9781409411215]

  • Chapter: “The Complexities of Ethnic Diversity”, pp. 1-10.

  • Chapter: “The Identification, Settlement and Representation of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing”, pp. 85-102.

  • Chapter: “Comparing Ethno-Development Outcomes in Toronto and Taipei”, pp. 103-118.

  • Reviewed in Asian Ethnicity 13(4): 473-476, Canadian Ethnic Studies 41/42(3/1): 261-266, Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 41: 494-495, Journal of Identity and Migration Studies 5(1): 140-143, and Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 34(7): 748-750.

10. Hasmath, R. (2010) A Comparative Study of Minority Development in China and Canada. New York and Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. [ISBN: 9780230100381]

  • Reviewed in Journal of Sociology 50(4): 616-618, and International Sociology Reviews 30(2): 141-149.

11. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J., eds. (2009) China in an Era of Transition: Understanding Contemporary State and Society Actors. New York and Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan. [ISBN: 9780230613508]

  • Chapter (w/J. Hsu): “Introduction”, pp. 1-4.

  • Chapter: “Developing Minority Nationalities in Contemporary Urban China”, pp. 45-60.

  • Reviewed in Journal of Chinese Political Science 15(4): 443-444.

Book Chapters

1. Hasmath, R. and Teets, J. (Forthcoming) “Local Policy Experimentation in China”, in C. Ergenc and D. Goodman (eds.) Handbook on Local Governance in China. Northampton, MA and Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.

2. Hasmath, R. (Forthcoming) “Convergence and Divergence in Policy Topics Amongst Think Tanks in China”, in M. Gromping and J. Teets (eds.) Lobbying the Autocrat: The Dynamics of Policy Advocacy in Non-Democracies. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

3. Teets, J. and Hasmath, R. (2021) “Policy Experimentation and Opportunities for Policy Entrepreneurship”, in M. Mintrom, D. Maurya and A. He (eds.) Policy Entrepreneurship: An Asian Perspective. New York and Oxford: Routledge.

4. Hsu, J. and Hasmath, R. (2017) “Chinese NGOs as Welfare Providers: Challenges and Constraints”, pp. 299-316 in B. Carrillo, J. Hood and P. Kadetz (eds.) Handbook of Welfare in China. Northampton, MA and Cheltenham, UK: Edwards Elgar.

5. Hasmath, R. and MacDonald, A. (2017) “The Social Welfare of Ethnic Minorities: Rationale, Impact and Outcomes”, pp. 185-200 in B. Carrillo, J. Hood and P. Kadetz (eds.) Handbook of Welfare in China. Northampton, MA and Cheltenham, UK: Edwards Elgar.

6. Hasmath, R. (2016) “Ethnic Minority Status, Class, and the Urban Labour Market”, pp. 142-158 in Y. Guo (ed.) Handbook of Class and Social Stratification in China. Northampton, MA and Cheltenham, UK: Edwards Elgar.

7. Hasmath, R. (2014) “The Ethnic Minority Experience in the Urban Labour Market”, pp. 155-167 in Z. Cheng, M. Wang and J. Chen (eds.) China's Urban Workers in the New Era: Market Reform, Current State and the Road Forward. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

8. Hasmath, R. (2011) “Managing China’s Muslim Minorities: Migration, Labour and the Rise of Ethno-Religious Consciousness Among Uyghurs in Urban Xinjiang”, pp. 121-137 in J. Barbalet, A. Possamai and B. Turner (eds.) Religion and the State: A Comparative Sociology. New York and London: Anthem Press.

9. Hasmath, R. (2010) “Shangri-la has Forsaken Us: China's Ethnic Minorities, Identity, and Government Repression”, pp. 441-458 in J. Adekunle and H. Williams (eds.) Color Struck: Essays on Race and Ethnicity in Global Perspective. Lanham, MD: University Press of America.

10. Hasmath, R. (2009) “Dealing with Urban Ethnic Differences: A Comparative Analysis of Chinese and Canadian Strategies”, pp. 93-108 in H. Cao (ed.) Ethnic Minorities and Regional Development in Asia: Reality and Challenges. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

11. Hasmath, R. (2007) “Canadian Multiculturalism: A Sociological and Human Development Perspective”, pp. 43-48 in D. McMurray and T. Mori (eds.) Canada Project in Kyushu Symposia, Volume 2. Kagoshima: Institute for Regional Studies, International University of Kagoshima.

Special Issues

1. Maurer-Fazio, M. and Hasmath, R., eds. (2015) “The Contemporary Ethnic Minority in China”, Eurasian Geography and Economics 56(1).

Journal Articles

1. Teets, J., Hasmath, R., Hildebrandt, T., Hsu, C. and Hsu, J. (2022) “Volunteerism and Democratic Learning in an Authoritarian State: The Case of China”, Democratization.

2. Hasmath, R., Hildebrandt, T., Teets, J., Hsu, J. and Hsu, C. (2022) “Citizens’ Expectations for Crisis Management and the Involvement of Civil Society Organizations in China”, Journal of Current Chinese Affairs.

3. Hsu, C., Teets, J. Hasmath, R., Hsu, J. and Hildebrandt, T. (2022) “The Construction and Performance of Citizenship in Contemporary China”, Journal of Contemporary China.

4. Lewis, O., Teets, J. and Hasmath, R. (2021) “Exploring Political Personalities: The Micro-Foundation of Local Policy Innovation in China”, Governance.

5. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2021) “Rethinking Global Civil Society in an Era of a Rising China”, The China Review 21(3): 221-246. [audio paper: video and podcast]

6. Eaton, S. and Hasmath, R. (2021) “Economic Legitimation in a New Era: Public Attitudes About State Ownership and Market Regulation”, The China Quarterly 246: 447-472.

7. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2020) “A Community of Practice for Chinese NGOs”, Journal of Chinese Political Science 25(4): 575-589. [audio paper: video and podcast]

8. Hasmath, R. (2020) “The Century of Chinese Corporatism”, American Affairs 4(1): 194-206. [audio paper: video and podcast]

9. Teets, J. and Hasmath, R. (2020) “The Evolution of Policy Experimentation in China”, Journal of Asian Public Policy 13(1): 49-59. [audio paper: video and podcast]

10. MacDonald, A. and Hasmath, R. (2019) “Outsider Ethnic Minorities and Wage Determination in China”, International Labour Review 158(3): 489-508.

11. Hasmath, R., Teets, J. and Lewis, O. (2019) “The Innovative Personality? Policymaking and Experimentation in an Authoritarian Bureaucracy”, Public Administration and Development 39(3): 154-162. [audio paper: video and podcast]

12. Hasmath, R., Hildebrandt, T. and Hsu, J. (2019) “Conceptualizing Government-Organized Non-Governmental Organizations”, Journal of Civil Society 15(3): 267-284. [audio paper: video and podcast]

13. Cherng, S., Hasmath, R. and Ho, B. (2019) “Holding Up Half the Sky? Ethno-Gender Labour Market Outcomes in China”, Journal of Contemporary China 28(117): 415-433.

14. Hasmath, R. (2019) “What Explains the Rise of Majority-Minority Tensions and Conflict in Xinjiang?”, Central Asian Survey 38(1): 46-60. [audio paper: video and podcast]

15. Hasmath, R. and MacDonald, A. (2018) “Beyond Special Privileges: The Discretionary Treatment of Ethnic Minorities in China’s Welfare System”, Journal of Social Policy 47(2): 295-316.

16. Yates, M. and Hasmath, R. (2017) “When a Joke is More than a Joke: Humor as Form of Networked Practice in the Chinese Cyber Public Sphere”, Journal of Chinese Sociology 4:17. [audio paper: video and podcast]

17. Teets, J., Hasmath, R. and Lewis, O. (2017) “The Incentive to Innovate? The Behavior of Policymakers in China”, Journal of Chinese Political Science 22(4): 505-517. [audio paper: video and podcast]

18. Wyzycka, N. and Hasmath, R. (2017) “The Impact of the European Union’s Policy Towards China’s Intellectual Property Regime”, International Political Science Review 38(5): 549-562. [audio paper: video and podcast]

19. Hsu, J., Hsu, C. and Hasmath, R. (2017) “NGO Strategies in an Authoritarian Context, and their Implications for Citizenship: The Case of the People’s Republic of China”, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 28(3): 1157-1179. [audio paper: video and podcast]

20. Hasmath, R. (2017) “White Cat, Black Cat or Good Cat? The Beijing Consensus as an Alternative Philosophy for Policy Deliberation”, China’s World 2(1): 12-24. [audio paper: video and podcast]

21. Hsu, J. and Hasmath, R. (2017) “A Maturing Civil Society in China? The Role of Knowledge and Professionalization in the Development of NGOs”, China Information 31(1): 22-42. [audio paper: video and podcast]

22. Hsu, J., Hildebrandt, T. and Hasmath, R. (2016) “‘Going Out’ or Staying In? The Expansion of Chinese NGOs in Africa”, Development Policy Review 34(3): 423-439. [audio paper: video and podcast]

23. Tam, J. and Hasmath, R. (2015) “Navigating Uncertainty: The Survival Strategies of Religious NGOs in China, Journal of Civil Society 11(3): 283-299. [audio paper: video and podcast]

24. Hasmath, R. and Ho, B. (2015) “Job Acquisition, Retention and Outcomes for Ethnic Minorities in Urban China”, Eurasian Geography and Economics 56(1): 24-43.

25. Maurer-Fazio, M. and Hasmath, R. (2015) “The Contemporary Ethnic Minority in China: An Introduction”, Eurasian Geography and Economics 56(1): 1-7.

26. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2014) “Isomorphic Pressures, Epistemic Communities and State-NGO Interactions”, The China Quarterly 220: 936-954. [audio paper: video and podcast]

27. Cook, J. and Hasmath, R. (2014) “The Discursive Construction and Performance of Gendered Identity on Social Media”, Current Sociology 62(7): 975-993. [audio paper: video and podcast]

28. Hsu, J. and Hasmath, R. (2014) “The Local Corporatist State and NGO Relations in China”, Journal of Contemporary China 23(87): 516-534. [audio paper: video and podcast]

29. McKenzie, J. and Hasmath, R. (2013) “Deterring the ‘Boat People’: Explaining the Australian Government's People Swap Response to Asylum Seekers”, Australian Journal of Political Science 48(4): 417-430. [audio paper: video and podcast]

30. Hasmath, R. (2011) “The Education of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing”, Ethnic and Racial Studies 34(11): 1835-1854.

31. Hasmath, R. (2011) “From Job Search to Hiring to Promotion: The Labour Market Experiences of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing”, International Labour Review 150(1/2): 189-201.

32. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2008) “NGOs in China: Issues of Good Governance and Accountability”, Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration 30(1): 1-11. [audio paper: video and podcast]

33. Hasmath, R. (2008) “The Big Payoff? Educational and Occupational Attainments of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing”, European Journal of Development Research 20(1): 104-116.

  • Winner of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes’ Research Prize for Development Studies.

34. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2007) “Social Development in the Tibet Autonomous Region: A Contemporary and Historical Analysis”, International Journal of Development Issues 6(2): 125-141. [audio paper: video and podcast]

35. Hasmath, R. (2007) “The Paradox of Ethnic Minority Development in Beijing”, Comparative Sociology 6(4): 464-480.

36. Hasmath, R. and Hsu, J. (2007) “Big Business, NGOs and Labor Standards in Developing Nations: A Critical Reflection”, Asian Journal of Social Policy 3(1): 1-15. [audio paper: video and podcast]

Working Papers

1. Hasmath, R. (2021) “Citizens’ Support for Economic Governance Approaches in Contemporary China”, Paper Presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, September 30-October 3.

2. Hasmath, R. (2021) “Discourse, Deliberation and Difference in an Authoritarian Public Sphere”, Paper Presented at European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, August 30-September 3.

3. Hasmath, R. and Kay-Reid, S. (2021) “What Salience Does White Privilege Have in Non-Diverse Societies?”, Paper Presented at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting, August 6-10.

4. Hasmath, R., MacDonald, A. and Steinhardt, C. (2021) “Changing Sources of Popular Legitimacy Amongst China’s Citizenry”, Paper Presented at International Political Science Association World Congress , July 10-15.

5. Hasmath, R. (2021) “Future Responses to Managing Muslim Ethnic Minorities in China: Lessons Learned from Global Approaches to Improving Inter-Ethnic Relations”, Paper Presented at Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, June 7-10.

6. Hasmath, R. and Berzina-Cerenkova, U. (2021) “The Cyber Technology Dilemma: Explaining the European Union’s Gestaltian Approach to China and its Implications for Future Engagement”, Paper Presented at Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference, June 7-10.

7. Hasmath, R., Lewis, O. and Teets, J. (2021) “The Consultative Personality: How Some Officials in China Embrace a Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Policy”, Working Paper.

8. Hasmath, R. and Kay-Reid, S. (2021) “The Operations of Contemporary Han Chinese Privilege”, Working Paper.

9. Hasmath, R., Ho. B. and Kay-Reid, S. (2020) “State Apologies and the Rehumanization of Social Groups”, Paper Presented at Workshop on Ethics, Rights, Culture and the Humanization of Refugees (Edmonton, Canada), February 7-8.

10. MacDonald, A. and Hasmath, R. (2020) “How Citizens Order Their Political Mind: Contemporary Ideology in China”, Paper Presented at Southern Political Science Association Annual Conference (San Juan, Puerto Rico), January 9-11.

11. MacDonald, A. and Hasmath, R. (2018) “Does Ideology Matter for the Citizenry in China? Public Attitudes and Preferences for Economic Policies”, Paper Presented at Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference (Chicago, USA), April 5-8.

12. Hasmath, R. (2017) “Variations in Policy Topics Amongst Foreign Policy Think Tanks in China”, Paper Presented at American Political Science Association Annual Conference (San Francisco, USA), August 31-September 3.

13. Eggli, M. and Hasmath, R. (2016) “Thought Reform During the Chinese Cultural Revolution: The Case of Deng Kesheng", Paper Presented at American Sociological Association Annual Meeting (Seattle, USA), August 20-23.

14. Hasmath, R. and Wyzycka, N. (2016) “What Drives the EU’s Contemporary Strategic Engagement with China?”, Paper Presented at International Political Science Association World Congress (Poznan, Poland), July 23-28.

15. Hasmath, R. (2014) “The Interactions of Ethnic Minorities in Beijing”, University of Oxford Centre on Migration, Policy and Society Working Paper 14-111: 1-26.

16. Hasmath, R. (2012) “The Utility of Regional Peremptory Norms in International Affairs”, Paper Presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (New Orleans, USA), August 30-September 2.

  • Winner of the Society for the Study of Social Problems’ Law and Society Division Alfred R. Lindesmith Award.

Book Reviews

1. Hasmath, R. (2021) Review of J. Ci's Democracy in China: The Coming Crisis, Journal of Asian Studies 80(3): 708-710.

2. Hasmath, R. (2021) Review of T. Grose's Negotiating Inseparability in China: The Xinjiang Class and the Dynamics of Uyghur Identity, The China Journal 86: 136-138.

3. Hasmath, R. (2014) Review of J. Midgley's Social Development: Theory and Practice, Journal of Development Studies 50(9): 1321-1323.

4. Hasmath, R. (2009) Review of E. Jenne’s Ethnic Bargaining: The Paradox of Minority Empowerment, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 15(1): 136-137.

5. Hasmath, R. (2008) Review of F. Shanti’s Race and the City: Chinese Canadian and Chinese American Political Mobilization, Canadian Ethnic Studies 41(1): 206-207.

6. Hasmath, R. (2007) Review of M. Rossabi’s Governing China’s Multiethnic Frontiers, Progress in Development Studies 7(4): 372-373.

7. Hasmath, R. (2007) Review of D. Brown and A. MacBean’s (eds.) Challenges for China’s Development: An Enterprise Perspective, Political Studies Review 5(2): 285.

Other

1. Hasmath, R. (2012) Entry on “Islam in China”, in A. Stanton, E. Ramsamy, P. Seybolt and C. Elliott (eds.) Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia and Africa Encyclopedia. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

2. Hasmath, R. (2010) Entry on “Discrimination”, in S. Caliendo and C. McIlwain (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Race and Ethnicity. New York and Oxford: Routledge.