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Handbook on class and social stratification in China

Author: Yingjie Guo
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Series: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
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This comprehensive and interdisciplinary Handbook illustrates the patterns of class transformation in China since 1949, situating them in their historical context.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic book version:
Handbook on class and social stratification in China.
Cheltenham, Glos : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016]
(OCoLC)941015243
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yingjie Guo
ISBN: 1783470631 9781783470631
OCLC Number: 918925204
Notes: Most of the chapters of the handbook were presented at a workshop held at the University of Technology, Sydney in December 2013--Page xiv.
Description: xvii, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: Introduction: Class and Stratification in the People's Republic of China Yingjie Guo PART I HISTORY 1. Reconfiguring China's Class Order after the 1949 Revolution Joel Andreas 2. The Cultural Revolution: Class, Culture and Revolution Mobo Gao 3. Class and Inequality in the Post-Mao Era Li Chunling PART II DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND CLASS FORMATION 4. State Power as a Determinant of Life Chances Yingjie Gao 5. Cultural Politics of Class: Workers and Peasants as Historical Subjects Wanning Sun 6. Women's Social Mobility in China: Marriage and Class Song Yu 7. Ethnic Minority Status, Class, and the Urban Labour Market Reza Hasmath PART III WELFARE INDEXES 8. Education, Social Stratification and Class in China Liang Du 9. The High School Entrance Exam And/As Class Sorter: Working Class Youth and the HSEE in Contemporary China T. E. Woronov 10. Housing China's Inequality Luigi Tomba 11. Class, Stratification and Health Inequities in Contemporary China Beatriz Carrillo Garcia PART IV THE RULING CLASS 12. China's Emerging Ruling Class: Power, Wealth, and Status under Market Socialism David S. G. Goodman 13. China's Top Leading Cadres: More Red, Expert, or Gold? Peng Lu PART V MIDDLE CLASSES 14. Transformation of China's Socialist Brick: Reproduction and Circulation of Ordinary Cadres Peng Lu 15. The Growth of Chinese Professionals: A New Middle Class in the Making Zhuoni Zhang and Xiaogang Wu 16. China's Private Entrepreneurs and the Party-state: Mutual Dependence and Political Institutionalization Minglu Chen PART VI WORKING CLASSES 17. Working Class Re-formation and De-formation in the PRC Marc Blecher 18. China's Rural Migrant Workers and Labour Politics Jenny Chan and Mark Selden 19. A Predictable End? China's Peasantry as a Class, Past, Present and Imagined Future Sally Sargeson Index
Series Title: Handbooks of research on contemporary China.
Responsibility: edited by Yingjie Guo Department of Chinese Studies, School of Languages and Culture, University of Sydney, Australia.
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