Lynn T. White III

Professor Emeritus, Politics

Lynn White's interests include China, comparative revolutions and reforms, comparative organization, and patterns of political development. He is the author of Unstately Power: Local Causes of China’s Reforms (winner of the 2000 Levenson Book Award), Policies of Chaos, Careers in Shanghai, and further books. He has published articles in the American Political Science ReviewChina QuarterlyJournal of Asian StudiesModern China, and other journals. He is now writing a comparative book about the development of local political networks and money politics in Taiwan, the Yangzi Delta, Thailand, and the Philippines, as well as articles on Hong Kong, US-PRC-Taiwan relations, and other East Asian political topics. White has taught in the Political Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley, and was associated with that university’s Center of Chinese Studies. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley.


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