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Class in contemporary China

Author: David S G Goodman
Publisher: Cambridge ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2014.
Series: China today series (Cambridge, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More than three decades of economic growth have led to significant social change in the People's Republic of China. This timely book examines the emerging structures of class and social stratification: how they are interpreted and managed by the Chinese Communist Party, and how they are understood and lived by people themselves"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David S G Goodman
ISBN: 0745653375 9780745653372 9780745653365 0745653367
OCLC Number: 889646112
Description: xvii, 233 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Tables --
Maps --
chronology --
Preface --
Abbreviations, Measures and Note on Chinese Names and Transliteration --
Introduction : Understanding Class in China --
Social Stratification under Reform --
The Dominant Class --
The Middle Classes --
The Subordinate Classes --
The Political Economy of Change --
Conclusion : Inequality and Class --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: China today series (Cambridge, England)
Responsibility: David S.G. Goodman.
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