Wang is director of the Department of Government and Administrative Studies at CUHK. Influential member of New Left, works particularly on state capacity. Spent 1990-1991 in Russia, helping to establish democratic and market systems.
- Liew, Leong H.; Wang, Shaoguang. (eds.) Nationalism, democracy and national integration in China. London; New York: RoutledgeCurzon. 2004.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Adapting by Learning: The Evolution of China’s Rural Health Care Financing.”Modern China, vol. 35, no. 4, 2009, pp. 370-404.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Changing Models of China’s Policy Agenda Setting.”Modern China, vol. 34, no. 1, 2008, pp. 56-87.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “China’s 1994 Fiscal Reform: An Initial Assessment.”Asian Survey, vol. 37, no. 9, 1997, pp. 801-817.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The Problem of State Weakness.”Journal of Democracy, vol. 14, no. 1, 2003, pp. 36-42.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Defective Institutions and their Consequences: Lesson from China, 1980–1993.”Communist and Post-Communist Studies, vol. 35, no. 2, 2002, pp. 133-154.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Estimating China’s Defence Expenditure: Some Evidence from Chinese Sources.”The China Quarterly, vol. 147, no. 147, 1996, pp. 889-911.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “‘New Trends of Thought’ on the Cultural Revolution.”Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 8, no. 21, 1999, pp. 197-217.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Regulating Death at Coalmines: Changing Mode of Governance in China.”Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 15, no. 46, 2006, pp. 1-30.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “State Extractive Capacity, Policy Orientation, and Inequity in the Financing and Delivery of Health Care in Urban China.”Social Sciences in China, vol. 29, no. 1, 2008, pp. 66-87.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The Social and Political Implications of China’s WTO Membership.”Journal of Contemporary China, vol. 9, no. 25, 2000, pp. 373-405.
- Wang, Shaoguang, Deborah Davis, and Yanjie Bian. “The Uneven Distribution of Cultural Capital: Book Reading in Urban China.”Modern China, vol. 32, no. 3, 2006, pp. 315-348.
- Wang, Shaoguang, “The state, market economy, and transition.” Asian Exchange, 18, no.2-19, no.1, 2002-2003, pp. 224-244
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Wang Shaoguang proposal” Chinese Economic Studies, vol. 28, no.3 (May-Jun 1995) 5-101; 28, no.4 (Jul-Aug 1995), 1995, pp. 3-125
- Wang, Shaoguang, Hu, Angang, and Ding, Yuanzhu. “The Social Instability Behind the Economic Prosperity.”Chinese Economy, vol. 36, no. 5, 2003, pp. 5-35.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Is the ‘kingly way of politics’ a good thing? A critique of Jiang Qing’s ‘Ruist constitutionalism’.” Tans. Daigle, Lennet. Contemporary Chinese Thought. 45.1 (Fall 2013): 40-61.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Thirty years of political science in China: from learning from the West to indigenization.” Trans. Huang, Qi. Social Sciences in China. 32. 3 (Aug 2011): 23-37.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Steadfastly maintain our direction and explore new roads: sixty years of socialist practice in China; translation revised by Sally Borthwick.” Trans. Li, Jingfeng. Social Sciences in China. 31.2 (May 2010): 21-43.
Collections and Book Chapters
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Socialism 3.0.” Trans. Chan Yang. China 3.0. Ed. Mark Lenoard. London: European Council on Foreign Relations. 2012. 60-67.
- Bian, Yanjie; Davis, Deborah S.; Wang, Shaoguang. « Family social capital in urban China: a social network approach.” Social change in contemporary China: C.K. Yang and the concept of institutional diffusion. Eds. Tang, Wenfang., Hozner, Burkart. Pittsburgh, Penn.: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2007. 219-232.
- Wang, Shaoguang. « China’s expenditure for the People’s Armed Police and militia.” Chinese civil-military relations: the transformation of the People’s Liberation Army. Ed. Li, Nan. London; New York: Routledge, 2006. 151-160.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Openness and inequality: can China compensate the losers of its WTO deal?.” Globalization, regionalization, and domestic trajectories in the Pacific Rim: the economic impact. Falck, Melba; Santa-Cruz, Arturo. Guadalajara, Mexico: Universidad de Guadalajara; Sydney, N.S.W.: University of Technology Sydney, 2004. 193-228.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Openness, distributive conflict and social insurance: the social and political implications of China’s WTO membership.” New challenges for development and modernization: Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region in the new millennium. Yeung, Yue-man. Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 2002. 35-73.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The changing role of government in China.” Whither China? Intellectual politics in contemporary China. Zhang, Xudong. Durham, N.C.; London: Duke University Press, 2001. 123-160.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The great transformation: the double movement in China.” Reform and development in China: what can China offer the developing world?. Wu, Ho-Mou., Yao, Yang. London; New York: Routledge, 2011. 267－295.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The institutional roots of central-local rivalry: China, 1980-1996; with discussion by Shih-hsiung Chow.” PRC tomorrow: development under the ninth-Five Year Plan. Lin, Chong-Pin. Kaohsiung, Taiwan: Graduate Institute of Political Science, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 1996. 1-43.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The politics of private time: changing leisure patterns in urban China.” Urban spaces in contemporary China: the potential for autonomy and community in post-Mao China. Eds. Davis, Deborah S., et al. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press: Cambridge, Eng.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “The structural sources of the Cultural Revolution.” The Chinese Cultural Revolution reconsidered: beyond purge and holocaust. Law, Kam-yee. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. 58-91.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Uneven economic development.” Critical issues in contemporary China. Tubilewicz, Czeslaw. New York; London: Routledge; Hong Kong: Open University of Hong Kong Press, 2006. 79-111.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Associational revolution in China: mapping the landscapes.” Dynamics of local governance in China during the reform era. Leng, Tse-Kang; Chu, Yun-han. Lanham, Md.; Plymouth, England: Lexington Books, 2010. 33-71.
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Training ground for democracy: associational life in China.” State and civil society: the Chinese perspective. Deng, Zhenglai. Singapore; Hackensack, N.J.: World Scientific, 2011. 271-310.
Translations on Web Sources
- Wang, Shaoguang. “Political change and democracy in China.” Interview by Emilie Frenkiel. Books & Ideas 15 July 2009. Web.