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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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* state power as a determinant of life chances* women's social mobility in relation to marriage * the high school entrance exam as a class sorter* class stratification in relation to health*  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Electronic book version:
Handbook on class and social stratification in China.
Cheltenham, Glos : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2016]
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 ChinaYingjie GuoPART I HISTORY1. Reconfiguring China's Class Order after the 1949 Revolution Joel Andreas2. The Cultural Revolution: Class, Culture and Revolution Mobo Gao3. Class and Inequality in the Post-Mao Era Li ChunlingPART II DYNAMICS OF SOCIAL STRATIFICATION AND CLASS FORMATION4. State Power as a Determinant of Life Chances Yingjie Gao5. Cultural Politics of Class: Workers and Peasants as Historical Subjects Wanning Sun6. Women's Social Mobility in China: Marriage and Class Song Yu7. Ethnic Minority Status, Class, and the Urban Labour Market Reza HasmathPART III WELFARE INDEXES8. Education, Social Stratification and Class in China Liang Du9. The High School Entrance Exam And/As Class Sorter: Working Class Youth and the HSEE in Contemporary China T. E. Woronov10. Housing China's Inequality Luigi Tomba11. Class, Stratification and Health Inequities in Contemporary China Beatriz Carrillo GarciaPART IV THE RULING CLASS12. China's Emerging Ruling Class: Power, Wealth, and Status under Market Socialism David S. G. Goodman13. China's Top Leading Cadres: More Red, Expert, or Gold? Peng LuPART V MIDDLE CLASSES14. Transformation of China's Socialist Brick: Reproduction and Circulation of Ordinary Cadres Peng Lu15. The Growth of Chinese Professionals: A New Middle Class in the Making Zhuoni Zhang and Xiaogang Wu16. China's Private Entrepreneurs and the Party-state: Mutual Dependence and Political Institutionalization Minglu ChenPART VI WORKING CLASSES17. Working Class Re-formation and De-formation in the PRC Marc Blecher18. China's Rural Migrant Workers and Labour Politics Jenny Chan and Mark Selden19. A Predictable End? China's Peasantry as a Class, Past, Present and Imagined Future Sally SargesonIndex
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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