Articles in Peer Reviewed Journals:

Yang, Shen and Alfred M. Wu*. Forthcoming. “The Political Effects of Economic Inequality: Evidence from Hong Kong.” Social Indicators Research.

Yang, Shen, and Fengshi Wu*. 2022. “From Online Mass Incidents to Defiant Enclaves: Political Dissent on China’s Internet” The China Journal, 87(1) 20-39.  

Yang, Shen*, Bo Miao and Alfred M. Wu. 2022. “Immigration and Public Attitudes towards Social Assistance: Evidence from Hong Kong.” Journal of Economic Policy Reform, 25(1), 28-44.

Yang, Shen. 2020. “Enclave Deliberation and Social Movement Mobilization: the DDays in Occupy Central.” Social Movement Studies 19 (2): 144-159.

Yang, Shen. 2019. “In the Name of the Law: Legal Frames and the Ending of the Occupy Movement in Hong Kong.” Law & Social Inquiry 44 (2): 468–90. (Listed in the top ten most downloaded articles in Law & Social Inquiry in 2019)

Wu, Fengshi, and Shen Yang. 2016. “Web 2.0 and Political Engagement in China.” VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 27 (5): 2055–76. (Listed in most cited 2016-2017 articles in Voluntas for Impact Factor Year 2018)

Article in Chinese Peer Reviewed Journal:

Li, Linda Chelan,  Man Luo and Shen Yang. 2020. “Institutional Differentiation and Institutional Change : The Reform of the Greater Bay Area under Interactions of Divergent Institutions.” Journal of Public Administration 19 (2): 23 – 39. (in Chinese)

Book Reviews:

“The Chinese Model of Consensus Decision-making: A Case Study of Healthcare Reform” by Wang Shaoguang and Fan Peng, Harvard-Yenching New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship. 2019:

Environmental Resistance in Rural China: the Case of Huazhen” By Deng Yanhua, Harvard-Yenching New Frontiers in Asian Scholarship. 2019:

“The Occupy Movement in Hong Kong: Sustaining Decentralized Protest” By Cai Yongshun, The China Review, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp.185-187, 2018.

“Electoral Politics in Post-1997 Hong Kong: Protest, Patronage, and the Media” By Stan Wong, The China Review, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 171-173, 2015.