skip to content
Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China

Author: Martin King Whyte
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Is popular anger about rising inequality propelling China toward a "social volcano" of protest activity and instability that could challenge Chinese Communist Party rule? Many inside and outside of China have speculated, without evidence, that the answer is yes. In 2004, Harvard sociologist Martin King Whyte has undertaken the first systematic, nationwide survey of ordinary Chinese citizens to ask them directly how  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whyte, Martin King.
Myth of the social volcano.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009035620
(OCoLC)434613459
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin King Whyte
ISBN: 9780804774185 0804774188
OCLC Number: 648759694
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 250 pages)
Contents: Introduction : is rising anger over inequality propelling China toward a "social volcano" --
China's post-socialist transition and rising inequality --
The China national survey on inequality and distributive injustice issues --
What do Chinese citizens see as fair and unfair about current inequalities? --
Chinese views on inequality and distributive injustice in comparative perspective --
Chinese attitudes toward current inequalities --
Perceptions of current inequalities --
Preferences for equality and inequality --
Views on stratification and class conflict --
Views about opportunities and social justice --
Conclusion : beyond the myth of the social volcano.
Responsibility: Martin King Whyte.

Abstract:

This book reports the results of the first systematic nationwide survey in China of the attitudes that ordinary Chinese citizens have toward increased inequalities generated by the market reform  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"A pioneering sociologist of China, Whyte takes on an immensely important yet long-neglected issue of how Chinese people feel about growing inequalities. He presents a systematic analysis of an Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648759694> # Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China
    a schema:Book, schema:MediaObject, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "648759694" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Place/stanford_calif> ; # Stanford, Calif.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/distributive_justice_china_public_opinion> ; # Distributive justice--China--Public opinion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/einkommensverteilung> ; # Einkommensverteilung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Place/china> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/305.095109045/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/social_science_discrimination_&_race_relations> ; # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901988> ; # Economic history--Public opinion
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110215> ; # Public opinion--China
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914469> ; # Equality--Public opinion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/ungleichheit> ; # Ungleichheit
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/verteilungsgerechtigkeit> ; # Verteilungsgerechtigkeit
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082785> ; # Public opinion
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/offentliche_meinung> ; # Öffentliche Meinung
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/equality_china_public_opinion> ; # Equality--China--Public opinion
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2010" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/76419001> ; # Martin King Whyte
    schema:datePublished "2010" ;
    schema:description ""Is popular anger about rising inequality propelling China toward a "social volcano" of protest activity and instability that could challenge Chinese Communist Party rule? Many inside and outside of China have speculated, without evidence, that the answer is yes. In 2004, Harvard sociologist Martin King Whyte has undertaken the first systematic, nationwide survey of ordinary Chinese citizens to ask them directly how they feel about inequalities that have resulted since China's market opening in 1978. His findings are the subject of this book"--Provided by publisher."@en ;
    schema:description "Introduction : is rising anger over inequality propelling China toward a "social volcano" -- China's post-socialist transition and rising inequality -- The China national survey on inequality and distributive injustice issues -- What do Chinese citizens see as fair and unfair about current inequalities? -- Chinese views on inequality and distributive injustice in comparative perspective -- Chinese attitudes toward current inequalities -- Perceptions of current inequalities -- Preferences for equality and inequality -- Views on stratification and class conflict -- Views about opportunities and social justice -- Conclusion : beyond the myth of the social volcano."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/793233907> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/434613459> ;
    schema:name "Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China"@en ;
    schema:productID "648759694" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/648759694#PublicationEvent/stanford_calif_stanford_university_press_2010> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Agent/stanford_university_press> ; # Stanford University Press
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/columbia/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/lib/mabee/Doc?id=10394877> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uvic/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10394877> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=327444> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=544004> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uvic> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ualberta/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://0-ebookcentral.proquest.com.librarycatalog.vts.edu/lib/vtu/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=327444> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:url <http://0-search.ebscohost.com.librarycatalog.vts.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&AN=327444> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/warw/detail.action?docID=544004> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804774185> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/648759694> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/concordiaab-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/gprc-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/macewan-ebooks/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rdc/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Agent/stanford_university_press> # Stanford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Stanford University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Place/china> # China.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China." ;
    schema:name "China" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Place/stanford_calif> # Stanford, Calif.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Stanford, Calif." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/distributive_justice_china_public_opinion> # Distributive justice--China--Public opinion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85038551> ;
    schema:name "Distributive justice--China--Public opinion"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/einkommensverteilung> # Einkommensverteilung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Einkommensverteilung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/offentliche_meinung> # Öffentliche Meinung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Öffentliche Meinung"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/social_science_discrimination_&_race_relations> # SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/793233907#Topic/verteilungsgerechtigkeit> # Verteilungsgerechtigkeit
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Verteilungsgerechtigkeit"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008110215> # Public opinion--China
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public opinion--China"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1082785> # Public opinion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Public opinion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> # China.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/901988> # Economic history--Public opinion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Economic history--Public opinion"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/914469> # Equality--Public opinion
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Equality--Public opinion"@en ;
    .

<http://site.ebrary.com/lib/mabee/Doc?id=10394877>
    rdfs:comment "Click here for electronic text" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76419001> # Martin King Whyte
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Whyte" ;
    schema:givenName "Martin King" ;
    schema:name "Martin King Whyte" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780804774185>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0804774188" ;
    schema:isbn "9780804774185" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/434613459>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Myth of the social volcano." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648759694> ; # Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/648759694>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/648759694> ; # Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China
    schema:dateModified "2018-09-07" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ben/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "(access limited to Benedictine University patrons)" ;
    .

<https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ualberta/detail.action?docID=544004>
    rdfs:comment "from Ebook Central Academic Complete" ;
    rdfs:comment "(Unlimited Concurrent Users)" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.