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Mark W. Frazier
ConocoPhillips Professor of Chinese Politics and Associate Professor of International and Area Studies at the University of Oklahoma

The Making of the Chinese Industrial Workplace: State, Revolution, and Labor Management. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 

Journal articles:
  “Pensions, Public Opinion, and the Graying of China,” Asia Policy Vol. 1, No.1 (January 2006), pp. 43-68.

  “State Sector Shrinkage and Workforce Reduction in 1990s China,” European Journal of Political Economy (June 2006), pp. 435-451.

  “After Pension Reform: Navigating the ‘Third Rail’ in China,” Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 39, No. 2 (Summer 2004), pp. 43-68.

  “China’s Pension Reform and Its Discontents,” The China Journal, No. 51 (January 2004), pp. 97-114.

  “China-India Relations Since Pokhran II: Assessing Sources of Conflict and Cooperation,” AccessAsia Review (July 2000), pp. 5-36.

“Mobilizing a Movement: Cotton Mill Foremen in the Shanghai Strikes of 1925,” Republican China, Vol. 20 (November 1994), pp. 1-45.

Professional and policy articles:
  “Pensions, Public Opinion, and the Graying of China,” Asia Policy Vol. 1, No.1 (January 2006), pp. 43-68.

  “Managing Labor, Managing Change: Shop-Floor Institutions in Chinese Factories Before and After 1949,” Chinese Business History, Vol. 11, No. 1 (Spring 2001), pp. 6-9.

  “Coming to Terms with the ‘WTO Effect’ on U.S.-China Trade and China’s Economic Growth,” NBR Briefing, No. 6 (September 1999).

  “China’s Accession to the WTO: A Candid Appraisal from U.S. Industry,” NBR Briefing, No. 7 (September 1999).


Book chapters:
  “Commanding Heights Industrialization and Wage Determination in the Chinese Factory, 1950-1957,” in How China Works: Perspectives on the 20th Century Industrial Workplace, Jacob Eyferth, ed., Routledge Press, 2006.

  “What’s in a Law? China’s Pension Reform and Its Discontents,” revised version of China Journal article in Engaging the Law in China: State, Society, and Possibilities for Justice, Neil J. Diamant, Stanley B. Lubman, and Kevin J. O’Brien, eds., Stanford University Press, 2005.  

  “Quiet Competition and the Future of Sino-Indian Relations,” in The India-China Relationship, Harry Harding and Francine Frankel, eds., Columbia University Press and Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2004.


Current Manuscripts and Research Projects
“Pensioned Off: The Politics of China’s New Welfare State.”  Book-length manuscript under review, March 2008.

“The Politics of Uneven Development: China’s Welfare State in Comparative Perspective.”  Contribution to proposed edited volume on Chinese capitalism in comparative perspective.