Prof CHEUNG, Tsan Yin Peter   張贊賢
Head / Professor (Practice)
Department of Social Sciences
Phone No: (852) 2948 8045
Email: ptycheung@eduhk.hk
Contact
Phone
(852) 2948 8045
Email
ptycheung@eduhk.hk
Research Interest
  • Public policy and public administration in Hong Kong
  • Regional cooperation and development in the Greater Bay Area
  • Relations between Mainland China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Teaching Interest
  • Public policy
  • Public policy and public administration in Hong Kong
  • Regional cooperation and development in the Greater Bay Area
  • Politics and governance of China
Professional Profile

Professor Peter TY Cheung is Professor (Practice) in the Department of Social Sciences. He holds a Bachelor of Social Science (1st class Honour) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, an M.A. from Indiana University, Bloomington, and a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Washington, Seattle.

Prior to joining Education University, Professor Cheung taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Hong Kong, where he had served as the Head and Director of the Master of Public Administration Programme in the Department of Politics and Public Administration. He was a Fellow of the Centre for Civil Society and Governance and the Centre of Urban Studies and Urban Planning at the University of Hong Kong, and the founding convener of the China Area of Inquiry of the University’s Common Core Curriculum. He received a Universitas 21 Fellowship from the University of Hong Kong and served as a visiting scholar at the Center for Chinese Studies, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1999. He was also a Fellow and a Freeman Fellow in the Salzburg Seminar, Austria, respectively in 2004 and 2005. He has also held visiting professorships and offered academic seminars at leading Chinese and overseas universities. He has extensive experience in providing consultancy service and training to the senior management of the government and the public sector. He was a former Consultant, Part-time Member and Research and Planning Director (on secondment) of the Central Policy Unit of the Hong Kong Government.
Research Interest

  • Public policy and public administration in Hong Kong
  • Regional cooperation and development in the Greater Bay Area
  • Relations between Mainland China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Teaching Interest

  • Public policy
  • Public policy and public administration in Hong Kong
  • Regional cooperation and development in the Greater Bay Area
  • Politics and governance of China
Selected Output

Scholarly Books, Monographs and Chapters
Cheung, Peter TY, and Evans Y.M. Leung (2018). The Changing Industrial Transformation in the Pearl River Delta: Issues, Challenges, and Intergovernmental Coordination. In Lin Ye (Ed), Urbanization and Urban Governance in China (13-47). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2018). In Beijing’s Tightening Grip: Changing Mainland-Hong Kong Relations amid Integration and Confrontation. In Brian C.H. Fong and Tai-lok Lui (Eds.), Hong Kong 20 Years after the Handover: Emerging Social and Institutional Fractures After 1997 (255-286). London: Palgrave Macmillan.
Cheung, Peter TY, T.J. Lah, and Yijia Jing (2016). Public Policy and Administration in an Era of Expansion: China, South Korea and Hong Kong. In Thomas R. Klassen, Denita Cepiku, and T.J. Lah (Eds), The Routledge Handbook of Global Public Policy and Administration (58-69). London: Routledge.
Cheung, Peter TY., W.Y. Lee, Elaine Y.M. Chan, Joseph C.W. Chan, Wai Fung Lam, and Wai-man Lam (2013). Public Policymaking in Hong Kong: Civic Engagement and State-Society Relations in a Semi-Democracy. London: Routledge.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2012). The Changing Relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland since 2003. In Lam Wai-man, Percy Luen-tim Lui and Wilson Wong (Eds.), Contemporary Hong Kong Government and Politics, Expanded second edition (325-347). H.K.: Hong Kong University Press.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2012). The Role of Government in Managing Cross-boundary Cooperation between Hong Kong and Mainland China. In Stephen Wing-kai Chiu and Siu-lun Wong (Eds), Repositioning the Hong Kong Government: Social Foundations and Political Challenges (187-218). H.K.: Hong Kong University Press.
Cheung, Peter TY (2011). Intergovernmental Relations between Mainland China and the Hong Kong SAR. In Evan M. Berman (Ed.), Public Administration in Southeast Asia: Thailand, Philippines Malaysia, Hong Kong, and Macao (255-281). Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2011). The Policy Cycle. In B. Badie, D. Berg-Schlosser, and L. Morlino, Leonardo (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Political Science (xxx-xxx). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2010). Cross-boundary State-society Interactions in South China. In Tse-Kang Leng and Yun-Han Chu (Eds.), Dynamics of Local Governance in China during the Reform Era (273-306). N.Y.: Rowan & Littlefield.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2008). Images of South China: Changing Policy Perspectives among Emerging Chinese Cities. In Heinz-Dieter Assmann, Thomas M.H. Chan, and K. Moser v. Filseck (Eds.), Perceptions and Images of China (83-96). Baden-Baden: Nomos.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2007). Towards China's Federalism? The Case of Hong Kong. In Baogang He, Brian Galligan and Takashi Inoguchi (Eds.), Federalism in Asia (242-265). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2006). Cross-boundary Cooperation in South China: Perspectives, Mechanisms and Challenges. In Anthony Gar-on Yeh, Victor Fung-shuen Sit, Guanghan Chen, and Yunyuan Zhou (Eds.), Developing a Competitive Pearl River Delta in South China under One Country Two Systems (449-479). H.K.: Hong Kong University Press.
Cheung, Peter T.Y. and James T.H. Tang (2000). External Relations of China's Provinces. In David M. Lampton (Ed.), The Making of Chinese Foreign and Security Policy in the Era of Reform: 1978-2000 (91-120). Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Cheung, Peter T., Jae Ho Chung and Zhimin Lin (Editor) (1998). Provincial Strategies of Economic Reform in Post-Mao China: Leadership, Politics, and Implementation. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe.

Journal Publications
Cheung, Peter TY. (2015). Toward Collaborative Governance between Hong Kong and Mainland China. Urban Studies, 52, 1915-1933.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2012). The Politics of Regional Cooperation in the Greater Pearl River Delta. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 53(1), 21-37.
Cheung, Peter TY. (Guest editor) (2012). China’s Changing Regional Development: Trends, Strategies and Challenges in the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011–2015) Period. Asia Pacific Viewpoint, 53(1), 1-104.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2011). Civic Engagement in the Policy Process in Hong Kong: Change and Continuity. Public Administration and Development, 31(2), 113-121.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2011). Who’s Influencing Whom: Exploring the Influence of Hong Kong on Politics and Governance in China. Asian Survey, 51(4), 713-738.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2010). Understanding Cross-boundary Cooperation in South China. Progress in Planning, 31(1), 50-54.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2008). Hong Kong Politics after C. H. Tung. Political Science in Asia, 3(1&2), 61-80.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2005). The Study of Political Science in Hong Kong. Political Science in Asia, 1(1), 31-50.

Conference Papers
Cheung, Peter T.Y., & Tong, K.L. (2020, February). The Pattern of Civil Engagement in Hybrid Regimes: Evidence from Hong Kong. Paper presented at the GMU-SNU BK21 International Conference on International Perspectives in Public Policy and Public Administration, Airlington VA.

All Other Outputs
Cheung, Peter TY. (2019). ‘One Country, Two Systems’ — and Deep Division. East Asia Forum, June 27. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2019/06/27/one-country-two-systems-and-deep-division/.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2019). Governing Hong Kong in Xi’s New Era. East Asia Forum, February 6. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2019/02/06/governing-hong-kong-in-xis-new-era/.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2017). Can ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Continue to Weather Hong Kong’s Political Storms? East Asia Forum, July 12. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2017/07/12/can-one-country-two-systems-continue-to-weather-hong-kongs-political-storms/.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2015). Hong Kong’s Political Impasse. East Asia Forum, February 6. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2015/02/06/hong-kongs-political-impasse/.
Cheung, Peter TY. (2010). Hong Kong’s Precarious Quest for Democracy. East Asia Forum, March 24. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2010/03/24/hong-kongs-precarious-quest-for-democracy/.

Project

“One Country, Two Systems” at the Cross-roads”: Crisis and Transformation in the Relations between Hong Kong and the Mainland since 2019
This project aims to analyze the drastic transformation of the relations between Mainland China and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) since massive protests took place in spring 2019 and to assess the impacts of this crisis on the implementation of “One Country, Two Systems.” My analytical focus is on the changes in the following key dimensions: (a) the evolving constitutional order, (b) the political dimension, (c) the economic dimension, (d) the information dimension, and (e . . .
Project Start Year: 2020, Principal Investigator(s): CHEUNG, Tsan Yin Peter 張贊賢
 
The Politics of the Greater Bay Area Planning in South China
This project aims to undertake a pilot study of the politics of the policy process of the Greater Bay Area (GBA) Planning in South China since 2015-16. The focus of this study is on the roles of the Hong Kong government, the central government and the key local governments in the policy process of the GPA planning.
Project Start Year: 2019, Principal Investigator(s): CHEUNG, Tsan Yin Peter 張贊賢