Research

Publication

Refereed Journal Articles:

Zhao, Mengyang. 2021. “Solidarity Stalled: When Chinese Activists Meet Social Movements in Democracies.” Critical Sociology 47(2):281–97. doi: 10.1177/0896920520940007.

Zhao, Mengyang. 2019. “Media Freedom and Protest Events in the Global South.” Social Science Quarterly 100(4):1254–67. doi: 10.1111/ssqu.12635.

Book Reviews:

Zhao, Mengyang. 2021. Review of “A Precarious Game: The Illusion of Dream Jobs in the Video Game Industry by Ergin Bulut.” Work and Occupations 48(4): 509–511.

Zhao, Mengyang. 2020. Review of “Becoming Activists in Global China: Social Movements in the Chinese Diaspora by Andrew Junker.” Journal of Asian Studies 79(1): 255-257.

Zhao, Mengyang. 2019. Review of “Playing by the Informal Rules: Why the Chinese Regime Remains Stable despite Rising Protests by Yao Li.” Mobilization 24(2): 246-247.

Zhao, Mengyang. 2018. Review of “Networked Publics and Digital Contention: The Politics of Everyday Life in Tunisia by Mohamed Zayani.” Journal of Information Technology & Politics 15(2):193–94.

Book Chapters:

Zhao, Mengyang. 2022. “The Genealogy of the Radical Right in the United States in the Trump Era: Observations and Analysis.” in Reconceptualizing America. Nanjing: Jiangsu People's Publishing. (In Chinese)

Leung, Wing Chi, Jingwen Liang, and Mengyang Zhao. 2014. “New Media and Youth Research.” in New Trends in Communication Studies. Beijing: Tsinghua University Press. (In Chinese)

Ongoing Projects

Zhao, Mengyang. “Fragmented Control of Platform Game Work in China” (Revise and Resubmit at Economic and Labour Relations Review)

Net-like Control: Extra-Platform Intermediation in Chinese Video Game Services (View my slideshow on this topic)

“Ready Worker Two”: Gendered Discipline of Platform Game Work