Farid, May, and Hui Li. "International NGOs as intermediaries in China's ‘going out’ strategy." International Affairs 97, no. 6 (2021): 1945-1962.
Farid, May and Lori Noguchi. 'Knowledge communities and policy influence in China.' World Development 150 (2022): 105737.
Li, Hui and May Farid. 'Stay or Exit: How do International NGOs Respond to Institutional Pressures Under Authoritarianism?' Regulation and Governance (in revision)
Farid, May, and Hui Li. "Reciprocal Engagement and NGO Policy Influence on the Local State in China." VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 32, no. 3 (2021): 597-609.
Farid, May, and Chengcheng Song (2020). ‘Public Trust as a Driver of State-Grassroots NGO Collaboration in China.’ Journal of Chinese Political Science: 1-23.
Farid, M. (2019). Advocacy in Action: China’s Grassroots NGOs as Catalysts for Policy Innovation. Studies in Comparative International Development, 54(4), 528-549.
'Political Embeddedness, Rationalization and Performance of Community-based NGOs in China: The Case of Party Building Work in China' with Song Chengcheng, Zhang Yi, and Yan Kegao. Public Policy and Administration (in submission).
Farid, M. (2011). Fuwu yu daode funeng qingshaonian (Service and the Moral Empowerment of Junior Youth)’ in Jiaoyu Kexue YanJiu (Education Sciences Research) April.
2014 Farid, M, ‘China’s Grassroots NGOs and the Local State’ in Local Governance Innovation in China: Experimentation, Diffusion, and Defiance edited by William Hurst and Jessica Teets. Routledge.
2014 Farid, M, He, X, ‘Jiaoshi Xingdong Yanjiu Fenxi (Analysis of Teachers’ Action Research)’ in Yin xinnian er jianding, wei daode er xingdong—beijing shi chuzhong sheng daode funeng xingdong yanjiu de lilun yu shijian (Moral Conviction, Firmness in Action: theory and practice of junior youth moral empowerment action research in Beijing middle schools), edited by Sona Arbab, Xie Chunfeng and May Farid. Beijing Educational Technologies Press.
Xingzou fuwu zhidao, jianzheng nengli tuibian: Yunnan shaoshu minzu diqu jiaoyu he fazhan xingdong yanjiu (Walking the path of service, witnessing the transformation of ability: Action-research on education and development in Yunnan’s ethnic minority regions), edited by Pu Lichun and May Farid. China Ethnic Publishing House.
2014 Yin xinnian er jianding, wei daode er xingdong—beijing shi chuzhong sheng daode funeng xingdong yanjiu de lilun yu shijian (Moral Conviction, Firmness in Action: theory and practice of junior youth moral empowerment action research in Beijing middle schools), edited by Sona Arbab, Xie Chunfeng and May Farid. Beijing Educational Technologies Press.
Learning Between Society and the State: Grassroots NGOs and Local Government in China.
The book is the first in-depth, on the ground study of small, grassroots nongovernmental organizations in China and their relationships with local government agencies. The study uncovers factors that contribute to reciprocal engagement and argues that such engagement enables new forms of citizenship and heightened policy influence.