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Dr Wei Lit YEW 尤維勵

BIT Multimedia University, Malaysia; MSc London School of Economics

Assistant Professor (Visiting)

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Contact Information

Office: AC1-Y7708
Phone: 3442-6027 / 3442-7340
Fax: 3442-0180
Email: wlyew2-2@cityu.edu.hk
Personal CV: Personal CV
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Research Interests

  • Comparative Politics
  • Social/Environmental Movements
  • Contemporary Chinese Politics
  • Southeast Asian Politics

Publications and Conference Papers

  • YEW, Wei Lit (2015) "A tale of two towns: Government response to environmental protests in Malaysia", SEA Studies Symposium 2015, 20-24th March, Sunway University, Malaysia.
  • YEW, Wei Lit (2014) "When Goliath lets David win: China's concessions to local environmental protests", The 3rd Global Social Sciences Graduate Students Conference, 15-16th November, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
  • YEW, Wei Lit (2014) "To concede or to suppress? Local government responses to NIMBY environmental protests in China", The 8th Annual Asian Political and International Studies Association (APISA) Congress, 19-20th September, Chiang Mai, Thailand.
  • YEW, Wei Lit et al (2012) 'Small Charities, Communities & Localism Report'. The FSI publication (London). (co-authored)

PhD Research Thesis Topic

  • Environmental Protest in China and Malaysia: Political Institutions, Concessions, and Coercion