Professor Ying Jie Guo

PhD, Tasmania; MA, Shanghai International Studies University; BA, Shanghai International Studies University
Professor in Chinese Studies
Chair of Chinese Studies Department

Member of China Studies Centre

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 4547

Biographical details

Yingjie Guo is Professor in Chinese Studies. He received his BA and MA from Shanghai International Studies University, China and PhD from the University of Tasmania, Australia. His research focuses on China's cultural nationalism and Chinese cultural identities, and the discourse of class in post-Mao China. He is the author of Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary China: Searching for National identity under Reform, co-author of Nationalism, National Identity and Democratization in China, co-editor of Unequal China: Political Economy and Culture Politics, and editor of Handbook of Class and Stratification in the People’s Republic of China and Local Elites in Post-Mao China (forthcoming).

Research interests

  • Chinese cultural nationalism
  • Transformation and transmission of Chineseness
  • Nation-building in modern and contemporary China
  • National commemorations and memories
  • Language and national identity
  • Representations of nation and class
  • China’s soft power

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • Contemporary China
  • China and Globalisation
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Advanced Chinese

Supervision

  • Chinese nationalism
  • Chinese cultural identities
  • Language and national identity
  • National commemorations and memories
  • Representations and narratives of class and nation
  • China’s soft power
  • Literary and cultural politics in modern and contemporary China

Current projects

My major current project is a manuscript about the transformation and transmission of cultural Chineseness. I am also working on several small projects related to the Chinese Communist Party’s class discourse, representations of class and nation in the post-Mao era, and recent debates in China about changes in school textbooks.

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Guo, Y. (2016). Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Sun, W., Guo, Y. (2013). Unequal China: The Political Economy and Cultural Politics of Inequality (Paperback). London and New York: Routledge. [More Information]

Book Chapters

  • Guo, Y. (2016). Introduction: class and stratification in the People's Republic of China. In Yingjie Guo (Eds.), Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China, (pp. 1-18). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Guo, Y. (2016). State power as a determinant of life chances. In Yingjie Guo (Eds.), Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China, (pp. 85-106). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Guo, Y. (2015). The class politics of the Chinese Communist Party. In David S.G. Goodman (Eds.), Handbook of the Politics of China, (pp. 271-287). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]
  • Guo, Y., Hou, S., Smith, G., Martinez-Pacheco, S. (2012). Chinese outward direct investment: Case studies of SOEs going global. In John Garrick (Eds.), Law and Policy for Chinas Market Socialism, (pp. 131-143). Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Journals

  • Guo, Y. (2017). The Impact of Chinese National Identity on Sino-U.S. Relations. Joint U.S. Korea Academic Studies, 28(2017), 145-160.
  • Guo, Y. (2012). Classes without Class Consciousness and Class Consciousness without Classes: The Meaning of Class in the People's Republic. Journal of Contemporary China, 21(77), 723-729. [More Information]

2017

  • Guo, Y. (2017). The Impact of Chinese National Identity on Sino-U.S. Relations. Joint U.S. Korea Academic Studies, 28(2017), 145-160.

2016

  • Guo, Y. (2016). Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Guo, Y. (2016). Introduction: class and stratification in the People's Republic of China. In Yingjie Guo (Eds.), Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China, (pp. 1-18). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Guo, Y. (2016). State power as a determinant of life chances. In Yingjie Guo (Eds.), Handbook on Class and Social Stratification in China, (pp. 85-106). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2015

  • Guo, Y. (2015). The class politics of the Chinese Communist Party. In David S.G. Goodman (Eds.), Handbook of the Politics of China, (pp. 271-287). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. [More Information]

2013

  • Sun, W., Guo, Y. (2013). Unequal China: The Political Economy and Cultural Politics of Inequality (Paperback). London and New York: Routledge. [More Information]

2012

  • Guo, Y., Hou, S., Smith, G., Martinez-Pacheco, S. (2012). Chinese outward direct investment: Case studies of SOEs going global. In John Garrick (Eds.), Law and Policy for Chinas Market Socialism, (pp. 131-143). Oxon, UK: Routledge.
  • Guo, Y. (2012). Classes without Class Consciousness and Class Consciousness without Classes: The Meaning of Class in the People's Republic. Journal of Contemporary China, 21(77), 723-729. [More Information]

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