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Neng Liu  Professor
   Specialty: Sociology
Research Interests:

        Social Movements and Collective Actions
        Deviance, Crime, and Social Control
        Urban Social Problems/Urban Space-Utilizing
        Lifestyle and Consumption/Youth Studies
        Quantitative Methods: Survey and Index Construction
        Public Policy and Evaluation Studies

   maincourses:

Undergraduate:Urban Sociology、The Sociology of Consumption、Deviance, Crime, and Social Control、English for Sociology
Graduate:Social Movements Theory、Key Terms in Sociology、Empirical Research Cycle [forthcoming]

   Email: liun#pku.edu.cn
   Educational Background :
  Ph. D in sociology, July 1998, department of sociology, Peking University (Beijing) [Doctorial Dissertation: Governmental Processes at the Local Level: a Case Study of North Town.]
  M. A. in sociology, July 1995, department of sociology, Nankai University (Tianjin) [Master Thesis: The Anatomy of Contemporary Capitalist Societies: on Daniel Bell’s Social Thoughts.]
  B. A. in sociology, July 1992, department of sociology, Nankai University (Tianjin),
   Career Path :
  November 2004 to June 2005, UC Berkeley, Visiting Scholar
  August 2004, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Peking University
  July 2000, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Peking University
  July 1998, Assistant Professor, Institute of Sociology and Anthropology, Peking University
   First Authorship Publications :
  Liu, Neng. 2009a. “Field Research Methods Reconsidered: Reflections from Re-reading the ‘Introduction’ of Professor Fei Shiao-Tung’s Earthbound China [English Version]”. Pp. 789-798 in Ma Rong, Liu Shiding, Qiu Zeqi, and Pan Naigu, eds., Fei Shiao-Tung and Chinese Sociology and Anthropology. Beijing: Social Sciences Literature Press.
  Liu, Neng. 2009b. “Collective Actions in Changing Contemporary Chinese Society: An Overview of Three Waves of Collective Actions in the Last Three Decades”. Academia Bimestris, 2009 (4): 146-152.
  Liu, Neng. 2009c. “Social Movements Theory: Paradigmatic Shifts and Its Relevance with Contemporary Chinese Field Social Research”. The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, 2009 (4): 76-82.
  Liu, Neng. 2008a. “Globalization and Netizens in Changing Chinese Society”. Pp. 107-132 in Shigeto Sonoda ed., Touring Contemporary Chinese Society: Voices from Chinese Sociologists. Tokyo: lwanami Press.
  Liu, Neng. 2008b. “Theoretical Thoughts on Contemporary Chinese Massive Collective Actions: Observations from Empirical Cases”. Open Times, 2008 (3): 110-123.
  Liu, Neng. 2007. “A Theoretical Model of Collective Action in Rural Chinese Communities: Using Rural Tax Revolt as an Example”. Academia Bimestris, 2007 (5): 51-55.
  Liu, Neng. 2006. “Consumption in the Vision of Contemporary Sociology”. The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, 2006 (5): 68-73.
  Liu, Neng. 2005a. “Rural Migrant Population and Urban Social Security: Theoretical Statements and Policy Implications”. The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, 2005 (1): 63-67.
  Liu, Neng. 2005b. “Demographic Distribution and Social Welfare Enjoyment: Status of Social Development of Chinese Youth Aged 15 to 24”. Youth Studies, 2005 (4): 13-23.
  Liu, Neng. 2005c. “Methodological Strategies for Field Research: Using Rural Consuming Practice Investigation as an Example.” The Journal of Jiangsu Administration Institute, 2005 (3): 62-66.
  Liu, Neng. 2005d. “AIDS, Stigma, and Social Discrimination: A Quantitative Analysis of Two Groups of Villagers in Mid China.” Sociological Research, 2005 (6): 136-164.
  Liu, Neng. 2005e. “Socio-Economic Transition, Conflict, and Government in China”. Pp. 132-154 in Zhang Yunlin, ed., State and Civil Society in the Context of Transition. Beijing: Current Affairs Press.
  Liu, Neng. 2004a. “Hierarchy and Social Network: Exploring Power Mechanisms within Selected Fields of Chinese Social Spaces.” Social Sciences in Henan, 2004 (1): 25-31.
  Liu, Neng. 2004b. “The Willingness of Ordinary Urban Chinese Citizens Toward Participating in Social Donation Activities and Their Behavioral Preferences.” Sociological Research, 2004 (2): 68-78.
  Liu, Neng. 2004c. “Grievance Interpretation, Mobilizing Structures, and Rational Choice: A Theoretical Analysis of the Possibility of Collective Actions in Urban China.” Open Times, 2004 (4): 56-81.
  Liu, Neng. 2003a. “Contemporary Chinese Lifestyle: A Multi-Dimensional Depiction.” The Journal of Guangxi University of Nationality, 2003 (4): 29-37.
  Liu, Neng. 2003b. “Perceiving Juvenile Delinquency from the Point of View of the Sociology of Deviance [Part I].” Youth Studies, 2003 (11): 30-38.
  Liu, Neng. 2003c. “Perceiving Juvenile Delinquency from the Point of View of the Sociology of Deviance [Part II].” Youth Studies, 2003 (12): 32-40.
  Liu, Neng. 2003d. “Beijing Rising: The Future of Urban Movements in China”. Harvard International Review, Vol. XXV, No. 2. (Internet edition).
  Liu, Neng. 2002. “A New Generational Scheme for Contemporary China.” People’s China, 2002 (12): 19-25.
  Liu, Neng. 2000. “An Anatomy of Local Governmental Process at the Town/Township Level.” Pp. 72-116 in Ma Rong, Liu Shiding, and Qiu Zeqi, eds., Studies on the Changing Nature of Chinese Town/Township Level Organizations. Beijing: Huaxia Press.
  Liu, Neng. 1998a. “On Research Methods: Some Thoughts from Reading Professor Fei Shiao-Tung’s Self-Reflection of the ‘Introduction’ of His Own Classic Peasant Life in China.” Pp. 535-557 in Ma Rong and Zhou Xing eds., Field Research and Cultural Self-Consciousness. Beijing: Qunyan Press.
  Liu, Neng. 1998b. “Reflections on Rural Chinese Community Studies.” Bulletin of Urban and Rural Development Studies, 1998 (1): 1-4.
  Liu, Neng. 1995a. “Frankfurt School.” Pp. 48-74 in Hou Junsheng, ed., Research Methodology in Sociology. Tianjin: Nankai University Press.
  Liu, Neng. 1995b. “Dialectics as a Methodology in Sociology.” Pp. 75-96in Hou Junsheng, ed., Research Methodology in Sociology. Tianjin: Nankai University Press.
   Second and Third Authorship Publications :
  Li, Weiping, Liu Neng, and Ruan Yunzhou. 2005a. “An Analysis of the Governance Structure of Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, an Affiliated Hospital of Medical School of Zhejiang University.” Health Economics Research, 2005 (4): 3-10.
  Li, Weiping, Liu Neng, and Ruan Yunzhou. 2005b. “Reform Attempts in Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital toward a Public-Legal-Person Headed Governance Structure.” Decision-making References for Hospital Leadership, 2005 (13): 30-36.
  Li, Weiping, Ruan Yunzhou, and Liu Neng. 2005a. “An Analysis of the Governance Structure of F Hospital.” Health Economics Research, 2005 (6): 3-8.
  Li, Weiping, Ruan Yunzhou, and Liu Neng. 2005b. “Changes in the Governance Structure of a Public Hospital and Challenges It Encountered.” Decision-making References for Hospital Leadership, 2005 (14): 35-40.
  Li, Weiping, Zhou Haisha, Liu Neng, Zou Jun, and Hou Zhengang. 2005. “A Final Research Report on Governance Structure Reform of Chinese Public Hospital.” Chinese Hospital Administration, 2005 (8): 5-8.
  Ruan Yunzhou, Li Weiping, and Liu Neng. 2005. “Results from a Survey of Hospital Staffs on the Topic of Governance Structure of Public Hospitals.” Chinese Health Economics, 2005 (7): 17-21.
  Liu, Shiding, and Liu Neng. 2002. “Household-Registration-Based Status System, Urban Slums, and Social Security: A Theoretical Preparation.” Pp. 264-283 in Li Peilin ed., Rural Migrant Workers: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Chinese Rural-Urban Migrant Workers. Beijing: Social Sciences Literature Press.
  Liu, Shiding, Qiu Zeqi, and Liu Neng. 2000a. “Field Investigation of Local Formal Organizations at Chenyu Town, Yuhuan County, Zhejiang Province.” Pp. 434-534 in Ma Rong, Liu Shiding, and Qiu Zeqi, eds., Town-Level Formal Organizations in China. Beijing: Huaxia Press.
  Liu, Shiding, Qiu Zeqi, and Liu Neng. 2000b. “Field Investigation of Local Formal Organizations at Maozui Town, Xiantao City, Hubei Province.” Pp. 535-654 in Ma Rong, Liu Shiding, and Qiu Zeqi, eds., Town-Level Formal Organizations in China. Beijing: Huaxia Press.
  Ding, Yuanzhu, Qiu Zeqi, and Liu Neng. 1996. “Academic Career of Professor Fei Shiao-Tung and Documented Abstracts of His Publications.” Pp. 1493-1664 in Qiu Zeqi and Wang Mingming, eds., Community Studies and Social Development. Tianjin: People’s Press of Tianjin.
   Research Reports :
  Liu, Neng. 2009a. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized GE Educational Program, Third Period, First Round. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng. 2009b. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Sowers Action’s Educational Program, Local Delivery Section, Daguan County, Yunnan Province, Term 2008. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Sowers Action, Hong Kong.
  Liu, Neng. 2009c. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Sowers Action’s Educational Program, School Case Section, Daguan County, Yunnan Province, Term 2008. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Sowers Action, Hong Kong.
  Liu, Neng. 2008. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Sowers Action’s Educational Program, Shanghai Training Course Section, Term 2008. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Sowers Action, Hong Kong.
  Liu, Neng. 2007a. Processes of Urban Adaption of and Means of Social Control toward Migrant Population at Beijing’s Fringe Area: Core Concepts, Classifications of Migrants, and Specifications of Theoretical Concerns. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University.
  Liu, Neng. 2007b. Impacts of Cartoon-Animation Consumption on Its Audience, and the Counter Effects of Mass Consumption on the Future of this Industry in China. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University.
  Liu, Neng. 2007c. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized GE Educational Program, Second Period, First Round. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng. 2006a. Evaluation Report of UNICEF-Sponsored Planning and Monitoring Program for Promoting Chinese Women and Children’s Development at Provincial and County Level, Final Term. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Office of Working Committee for Women and Children’s Development, State Council.
  Liu, Neng. 2006b. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized GE Educational Program, First Period, First Round. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng. 2005a. Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Red Ribbon Caring Action Program in Key AIDS-Hit Areas, Henan and Shanxi Provinces. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng. 2005b. The Implication of Digital Technology in Project Hope Primary Schools in West China: Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Lucent Internet Classroom Program, Sichuan Province. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng. 2004a. Needs Analysis, Problems Identification, and the Construction of a Multi-Layer Social Support System: Studies on China’s Youth Development of the Age Group from 15 to 24. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University.
  Liu, Neng. 2004b. Movie-Going Patterns of Major Population Segments in Beijing’s Zhongguancun Area. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University.
  Liu, Neng. 2004c. Property Rights Consciousness, Incentive Mechanisms, and Reform Orientations: a Comparative Study of Hospital Employees and Staffs in Two Top-Level Public Hospitals in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Institute of Health Economics, Ministry of Health.
  Liu, Neng. 2004d. Demographic Variables, Socio-Economic Characteristics, and Attitudinal and Behavioral Orientations of Public Hospital Employees and Staffs. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Institute of Health Economics, Ministry of Health.
  Liu, Neng. 2004e. Routinizing Social Donation Activities: Efficiency Assessment and Institutional Innovation. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/Division of Disaster Relief, Ministry of Civil Affairs.
  Liu, Neng. 2003. Performance Evaluation Report of CYDF-Organized Lucent Educational Program. Beijing: Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies, Peking University/China Youth Development Foundation.
  Liu, Neng, Mary O’Hara-Devereaux, Robert Mittman, and Lydia Mutch. 2002. China’s Generations: the Transformation of Daily Life. Beijing and San Francisco: Center for the Future of China.
  Liu, Neng. 2002. “The Sandwich Generation: Knowledge-Worker Pioneers of China’s Changing Workplace.” Pp. 123-139 in Mary O’Hara-Devereaux, Robert Mittman, and Ma Rong eds., China Five-Year Forecast: 2002. Beijing and San Francisco: Center for the Future of China.
   Published Books :
  Liu, Neng. 2008. Perceiving Local Governmental Process from Hierarchical and Social Network Perspectives: A Case Study of North Town. Beijing: Social Sciences Literature Press.
  Liu, Neng. 2004. Evaluating a Public-Good Program: A Case Study of Project Hope’s Teacher Training Program, with an Eye on Lucent-Sponsored Session. Shanghai: Wenhui Press.
  Liu, Neng. 2002. Translation. Frontiers in Social Movements Theory [Aldon D. Morris and Carol McClurge Muller, eds.] Beijing: Peking University Press.
   Research Projects :
  November 2009—Socio-Economic Determinants of the Scale of Drug Abuse Population: A Quantitative Analysis of 60 Counties in 6 Provinces/Municipality Using HLM Modeling. A Ministry of Education Programmed Project, Humanity and Social Sciences Section.
  May 2008-- Performance Evaluation of CYDF-Organized Sowers Action’s Educational Program, First Period. A Sowers Action (Hong Kong) sponsored research.
  December 2008—In-Depth Qualitative Study of Family Life-Style in Four Chinese Cities. A Changhong Electronics (Sichuan) sponsored research.
  October 2007—Collection of 2,500 Sample Data in Guangdong Province. An out-sourced task from a Ministry of Science and Technology sponsored 11th Five-Year Science and Technology Bolstering Project, Techniques for Evaluating the Effects of Anti-Drug Abuse Efforts.
  September 2007—Performance Evaluation of Project Hope’s GE Sponsored Educational Program, Third Round. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  September 2006—Performance Evaluation of Project Hope’s GE Sponsored Educational Program, Second Round. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  September, 2006—HP Halo Discovery and the Internal Communication and Cooperation Patterns of Multi-Site Large Corporations. A Social Solutions (USA) sponsored research.
  September, 2006—Migrant Population’s Pattern of Social Adaptation at Beijing’s Fringe Area and Its Social Control Implications. A Beijing Social Sciences Foundation sponsored research.
  August 2006—Social Impacts of Cartoon and Animation on Young Audience: A Survey of Beijing Students. A sub-project of Chinese Social Sciences Foundation sponsored research.
  April 2006—Ethnographic Research on Digital Entertainment Experiences in Selected Beijing Households. A Social Solutions (USA) sponsored research.
  September 2005-- Evaluation of UNICEF-Sponsored Planning and Monitoring Program for Promoting Chinese Women and Children’s Rights at Provincial and County Level, Final Term. A State Council’s Working Committee of Women and Children sponsored research.
  August 2005—5-Year Follow-up Research on Chinese Family Life-Styles. An Institute for the Future (USA) sponsored research.
  July 2005-- Performance Evaluation of Project Hope’s GE Sponsored Educational Program, First Round. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  September 2004--Evaluation of CYDF-Organized Red Ribbon Caring Action Program in Key AIDS-Hit Areas, Henan and Shanxi Provinces. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  June 2004--Movie-Going Patterns of Major Population Segments in Beijing’s Zhongguancun Area. An Oreo Roscher Consulting, Ltd. (South Korea and USA) sponsored research.
  April 2004--Needs Analysis, Problems Identification, and the Construction of a Multi-Layer Social Support System: Studies on China’s Youth Development of the Age Group from 15 to 24. A Beijing All China Intelligence International Consulting, Ltd. Sponsored research.
  November 2003--The Implication of Digital Technology in Project Hope Primary Schools in West China: Performance Evaluation of CYDF-Organized Lucent Internet Classroom Program, Sichuan Province. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  October 2003—Consumption Patter of Urban Chinese Families. A Calbee Foundation (Japan) sponsored research.
  April 2003-- Performance Evaluation of Project Hope’s Lucent Sponsored Educational Program, First Round. A China Youth Development Foundation sponsored research.
  April 2003—Study on the Reform of Governance Structure in China’s Public Hospitals. An Institute of Health Economics, Ministry of Health, sponsored research
  April 2002--Efficiency Assessment and Institutional Innovation of China’s Annual Social Donation Activities. A Ministry of Civil Affairs sponsored research