Hildebrandt, Timothy


Dr Timothy Hildebrandt  

Department

Position held

Department of Social Policy

Assistant Professor

Experience keywords:

HIV/AIDS; LGBT; civil society; NGOs; development; social entrepreneurship; survey research; activism; environment; politics of China

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Dr Hildebrandt's research focuses on NGO development in authoritarian polities, the links between activism and social entrepreneurship and the political economy of social exclusion. He also researches emerging LGBT rights and activism in the non-Western world, and the changing state–society relationship in China.

Dr Hildebrandt is the author of Social Organizations and the Authoritarian State in China and his research has appeared in numerous journals including The China Quarterly; Journal of Contemporary China; Review of International Studies and Foreign Policy Analysis.

Previously he was Lecturer in Chinese Politics at King's College London (KCL), taught in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC) and was a fellow in the US–China Institute at USC, as well as the Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville. He completed his PhD at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

ConsultancyEnvironmentLawPolicy and Regulatory BodiesPublic Administration

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Sub-Saharan Africa; China; United States; East Asia; Southeast Asia

Languages:

Mandarin [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream pressRadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7344

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Hildebrandt, Timothy and Hillebrecht, Courtney and Pevehouse, Jon (2013) Sorry, Syria: in US, humanitarian intervention is just 'politics as usual' CNN.Com (14 May 2013) opinion

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2013) Social organizations and the authoritarian state in China Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 9781107021310

Chua, Lynette J. and Hildebrandt, Timothy (2013) From health crisis to rights advocacy? HIV/AIDS and gay activism in China and Singapore Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, online. 1-23. ISSN 0957-8765

Hildebrandt, Timothy and Hillebrecht, Courtney and Holm, Peter M. and Pevehouse, Jon (2013) The domestic politics of humanitarian intervention: public opinion, partisanship, and ideology Foreign Policy Analysis, 9 (3). 246-266. ISSN 1743-8586

2012

van den Hoek, Jamon and Baumgartner, Jill and Doucet-Beer, Elena and Hildebrandt, Timothy and Robinson, Brian E. and Zinda, John Aloysius (2012) Understanding the challenges and rewards of social-ecological research in China Society and Natural Resources, 25 (12). 1324-1329. ISSN 0894-1920

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2012) Development and division: the effect of transnational linkages and local politics on LGBT activism in China Journal of Contemporary China, 21 (77). 845-862. ISSN 1067-0564

2011

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2011) The political economy of social organization registration in China China Quarterly, 208. 970-989. ISSN 0305-7410

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2011) Same-sex marriage in China? The strategic promulgation of a progressive policy and its impact on LGBT activism Review of International Studies, 37 (3). 1313-1333. ISSN 0260-2105

2009

Hildebrandt, Timothy and Turner, Jennifer L. (2009) Green activism? Reassessing the role of environmental NGOs in China In: Schwartz, Jonathan and Shieh, Shawn, (eds.) State and Society Responses to Social Welfare Needs: Serving the People. Routledge contemporary China series (41). Routledge, Abingdon, 89-109. ISBN 9780415452243

2006

Turner, Jennifer L. and Hildebrandt, Timothy (2006) Introduction: the Navigating Peace Initiative’s water conflict resolution in the United States and China; special report China Environment Series, 8. 153-154.

2004

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2004) Asia's water problems could provoke major conflict Centerpoint (2 Mar 2004) opinion

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2004) Even fake snow can't disguise real problems in China Chicago Tribune, 02 Mar. ISSN 0098-1176

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2004) The greening of big oil in China South China Morning Post, 01 Jan. ISSN 1021-6731

2003

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2003) Making green in Beijing China Business Review, 30 (6). 16. ISSN 0163-7169

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2003) Environmentalists cry 'fore!' in China Christian Science Monitor (16 Jul 2003) opinion

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2003) What if all China golfed? Prospects for an environmentally-friendly and conflict-free golf industry in China China Environment Series, 6. 125-131.

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2003) Introduction to 'Uneasy allies: fifty years of China-North Korea relations': special report edited by Timothy Hildebrandt Asia Program Special Reports, 115. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, USA.

2002

Hildebrandt, Timothy (2002) Spray-painting change? Beijing’s green Olympics, NGOs and lessons learned from Sydney China Environment Series, 5. 80-85.

Baldinger, Pamela and Turner, Jennifer L. and Hildebrandt, Timothy (asst. ed.) (2002) Crouching suspicions, hidden potentials: United States environmental and energy cooperation with China China environment series. Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, USA.


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This book offers a groundbreaking comparative analysis of Chinese social organizations across the country in three different issue areas: environmental protection, HIV/AIDS prevention, and gay and lesbian rights.

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