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Chao Zhang

  • PhD Candidate
  • Visiting Scholar
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice
  • 7PublicationsNumber of items in Chao's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers

Research interests

Media CensorshipVulnerble Groups and GovernanceSocial MovementsPolitical CommunicationCitizen EngagementNonprofit Advocacy

About

Chao Zhang is a Ph.D. candidate in the Institute for Philanthropy, School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University. His supervisor is Ming Wang at Tsinghua University. He received Bachelor's degree in Journalism form Sun Yat-sen University. His doctoral dissertation focuses on the civil actions and advocacy strategies of civil self-organizations (grassroots NGOs of the disabled) in China. His research interests encompass citizen engagement, media and governance. More specifically, he conducts research on nonprofit advocacy, social movements, media strategies and political communication. He has published on these topics in various journals such as Disability & Society, Journalism and Communication Review, China Nonprofit Review, and China Youth Study. In 2016, he received the Best Paper Award (Elizabeth H. Nelson Prize) from the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). While as a joint PhD(visiting scholar )in the Penn School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, Chao is undertaking research on the advocacy actions and strategies of civil self-organizations. Professor Chao Guo is serving as his supervisor at SP2.

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    Seongho AnUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice

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Publications (5)

  • ‘Nothing about us without us’: the emerging disability movement and advocacy in China

    • Zhang C
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  • Seeking Self-Governance: From Grassroots Mobilization to Movement Mobilization_ An Analysis of the Mobilization Path to Villagers' Autonomy Based on the Wukan Case

    • Luo J
    • Zhang C
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  • 从政府管理到社会治理:食品安全监管的政府职能转变与实践逻辑

    • Zhang C
    • Wang X
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  • Policy Design and Social Construction amid Mass Protests:A Case Study of the Response to the Wukan Incident

    • Zhang C
    • Li X
    • Zhou S
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  • 社会现实、集体记忆和标签化报道的互动: “官二代”媒介形象的建构及其成因 (2009~2012)

    • Zhang C
    • Zhang J
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Professional experience

Visiting Scholar

University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice

August 2016 - Present

Teaching Assistant

School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

September 2012 - Present

Education

Joint PhD (Visiting Scholar)

University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy and Practice

August 2016 - Present

PhD

School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University

August 2012 - Present