Yuhua Wang

Department of Government, Harvard University

Professor

1737 Cambridge Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://scholar.harvard.edu/yuhuawang/home

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Blood Is Thicker Than Water: Elite Kinship Networks and State Building in Imperial China

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2021
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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State building; kinship network; state–society relations; cross-cutting cleavages; imperial China

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How Corruption Investigations Undermine Regime Support: Evidence from China

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2021
Yuhua Wang and Bruce Dickson
Department of Government, Harvard University and George Washington University
Downloads 837 (41,226)
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Corruption Investigations, Regime Support, Prior Beliefs, Citizen Updating, China

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Internal Conflict and State Development: Evidence from Imperial China

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University
Downloads 558 (69,878)
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Monopoly over Violence, State Capacity, Elite Action, Kin Networks

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State-in-Society 2.0: Toward Fourth-Generation Theories of the State

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2021
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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The state, state formation, state development, democracy, state–society relations

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The Rise of the Security State

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2016
Yuhua Wang and Carl F. Minzner
Department of Government, Harvard University and Fordham University - School of Law
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China, law, stability, security, social unrest, political-legal committees

The Rise of the Security State

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Yuhua Wang and Carl F. Minzner
Department of Government, Harvard University and Fordham University - School of Law
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security state, stability maintenance, political legal committee, public security

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The Political Legacy of Violence during China's Cultural Revolution

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2020
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Authoritarian repression; political violence; political attitudes; protest; political socialization; China

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Sons and Lovers: Political Stability in China and Europe Before the Great Divergence

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2018
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Ruler duration, succession politics, informal institutions, China, Europe

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The Reach of the State

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Charles Chang and Yuhua Wang
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Department of Government, Harvard University
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State infrastructural power, state capacity, points-of-interest, sub-national design, China

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State Capacity

Oxford Handbook of Historical Political Economy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University
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political order, public goods, economic development, state-society relations, pluralism, despotism, history

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A 'China in the World' Paradigm for Scholarship

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Political Science, Duke University, Department of Political Science and Department of Government, Harvard University
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China in the world; Second image reversed; Territorial disputes; Hong Kong; COVID-19

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Becoming Political Candidates in China: Elite University Network and Selectoral Advantage

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Hanzhang Liu and Yuhua Wang
Pitzer College, Department of Political Studies and Department of Government, Harvard University
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Political Selection, Nascent Political Ambition, Candidate Pool Formation, Natural Experiment, China

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Social Cleavages and War Mobilization in Qing China

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 08 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2021
Soumyajit Mazumder and Yuhua Wang
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Government and Department of Government, Harvard University
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Social cleavages; war mobilization; state-society relations; civil conflict; China

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Are College Graduates Agents of Change? Education and Political Participation in China

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2018
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
Downloads 140 (284,823)
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Violent Conflict and Political Development Over the Long Run: China versus Europe

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University
Downloads 138 (290,786)
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violent conflict, political geography, representative government, autocracy, state formation, historical analysis, exit-voice-loyalty model, Europe, China

Violent Conflict and Political Development Over the Long Run: China Versus Europe

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 21, pp. 341-358, 2018
Posted: 17 Jun 2018
Mark Dincecco and Yuhua Wang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Department of Government, Harvard University

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15.

Connected Autocracy

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting Paper, American Political Science Association 2013 Annual Meeting
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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When Do Autocrats Build Clean Courts? Sub-National Evidence from China

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2010
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Coercive Capacity and the Durability of the Chinese Communist State

Communist and Post-Communist Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
Downloads 109 (341,830)
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Coercion, Coercive capacity, Authoritarian durability, China, Police

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Can Clientelism Subvert Authoritarianism? Evidence from China's Housing Market

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Sep 2014
Yuhua Wang and Dong Zhang
Department of Government, Harvard University and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST)
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The Agricultural Roots of Market Economy

APSA 2014 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Beyond Local Protectionism

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Empowering the Police: How the Chinese Communist Party Manages Its Coercive Leaders

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Relative Capture: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from the Chinese Judiciary

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Jan 2017
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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23.

Betting on a Princeling

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Oct 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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Politically Connected Polluters Under Smog

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
Downloads 48 (532,858)
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pollution, political connections, China, environmental politics, environmental enforcement

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Institutions and Bribery in an Authoritarian State

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 13 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
Yuhua Wang
Department of Government, Harvard University
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