Dr Neil Munro
- Senior Lecturer in Chinese Politics (Politics)
telephone: 0141 3307628
Neil Munro holds a BA (combined honours) in Chinese and Russian (Queensland, 1990) and a PhD in public policy from University of Strathclyde (2004). He has a comparative interest in participation in governance in post-communist societies, and has published on a wide range of themes ranging from acceptance of bureaucratic norms through national identity, regime legitimacy and social cohesion. His current research focuses on these and other issues in relation to social and environmental policies in China.
Duckett, J., Hunt, K. , Munro, N. and Sutton, M. (2016) Does distrust in providers affect health-care utilization in China? Health Policy and Planning, 31(8), pp. 1001-1009. (doi:10.1093/heapol/czw024) (PMID:27117483) (PMCID:PMC5013779)
Munro, N. (2014) Profiling the victims: public awareness of pollution-related harm in China. Journal of Contemporary China, 23(86), pp. 314-329. (doi:10.1080/10670564.2013.832532)
Munro, N. (2012) Connections, paperwork or passivity: strategies of popular engagement with the Chinese bureaucracy. China Journal, 68, pp. 147-176. (doi:10.1086/666576)
Munro, N. (2013) The socio-political bases of willingness to join environmental NGOs in China: a study in social cohesion. International Journal of Social Quality, 3(1), pp. 57-81. (doi:10.3167/IJSQ.2013.030105)
Munro, N. and Duckett, J. (2016) Explaining public satisfaction with health care systems: findings from a nationwide survey in China. Health Expectations, 19(3), pp. 654-666. (doi:10.1111/hex.12429) (PMID:26595456) (PMCID:PMC4991297)
ESRC, ‘Rising Powers: Unequal Powers, Authoritarian Powers, Unstable Powers’, with Stephen White (PI), Jane Duckett, and Ian McAllister, £577,174 (FEC).
ESRC, ‘Performance evaluations, trust and utilization of health care in China: understanding relationships between attitudes and health-related behaviour’, with Jane Duckett (PI), Kate Hunt (MRC) and Matt Sutton (Manchester). £508,678 (FEC)
Europe-Aid EU-China Environmental Governance Programme, 'Public participation of environmental governance in the Jiaxing model and its applicability in Zhejiang province,' with Center of Environmental Education and Communications of Zhejiang Province, European Foundation for Social Quality, University of Leeds, Zhejiang University and Zhejiang Gongshan University. 420,000 Euros.
Grant from the Carnegie Trust for Universities in Scotland, £1,830, for a project entitled Lessons for Reform Drawn by the Chinese from the Soviet Collapse. Results published in Munro (2008).
- Chinese Politics
- Chinese Environmental Politics
- China's International Politics
- Environmental Policies and Problems in China
- China's Century of Conflict 1842-1949
Presenter, International workshop on "International experience of public participation in environmental protection and local practice in Zhejiang Province", Hangzhou and Jiaxing, China, 31 October to 1 November, 2013.
Presenter, China’s Health Reforms after Four Years: Public Evaluations Workshop, Peking University, Beijing, China, 16 September 2013.
Keynote speech, "Violence towards healthcare professionals: an assessment of causes, frequency, prevention and solutions", University of Chicago Center, Beijing, 17-18 Septemberi 2013.
Europe-China Research and Advice Network (ECRAN) Short Paper "Patterns of China-Russia Cooperation in Multilateral Forums," January 2012.
Briefing paper for Scottish Government for on Human Rights in China, November 2011 (with J. Duckett)