Susan McCarthy

Professor

Contact Information:

smccarth@providence.edu

401.865.2626

Howley Hall 303

Education:

Ph.D. - Political Science University of California - Berkeley

Area(s) of Expertise:

China, East Asia, Comparative Politics, politics of ethnicity and religion, civil society, NGOs and faith-based organizations, charity, loyalty and resistance

Selected Publications:

McCarthy, S. (2017) In Between the Divine and the Leviathan: Faith-based Charity, Religious Overspill and the Governance of Religion in China. China Review.(17), 65-93.

McCarthy, S. (2013) Serving Society, Repurposing the State: Religious Charity and Resistance in China. China Journal.48-72.

McCarthy, S. (2010) In Timothy Oakes and Donald Sutton (Ed.), Economic Development and the Buddhist-Industrial Complex of Xishuangbanna . Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield

McCarthy, S. (2009) Communist Multiculturalism: Ethnic Revival in Southwest China. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press

McCarthy, S. (2005) If Allah Wills It: Integration, Isolation and Muslim Authenticity in Yunnan Province in China. Religion, State & Society!!!.(33), 121-136.

McCarthy, S. (2004) Gods of Wealth, Temples of Prosperity: Party-State Participation in the Minority Cultural Revival. China: An International Journal.(2), 28-52.

McCarthy, S. (2000) Ethno-Religious Mobilisation and Citizenship Discourse in the People’s Republic of China. Asian Ethnicity.(1), 107-116.

Selected Presentations:

McCarthy, S. CRCS Summer Writing Workshop. Purdue University Center on Religion in Chinese Society, Seattle University - "Loosing Faith: Charity and the (dis)containment of religion in China" August, 2016

McCarthy, S. Political Reform and Social Stability in China. S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore - "In Between the Divine and the Leviathan: Faith-based charity and the governance of religion in China" January, 2016

McCarthy, S. Tenth International Conference on the Social Scientific Study of Religion in China. Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong - "Piety, Patriotism and Empowerment in Chinese Muslim Charity " July, 2013

McCarthy, S. Conference on Religion, Resistance, Movements, and Contentious Politics in Greater China. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR - "Serving Society, Repurposing the State: Religious Charity and Resistance in China " October, 2012

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