Social Stratification in Contemporary China: Definitive Survey and Analysis, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Social Stratification in Contemporary China

Definitive Survey and Analysis, 1st Edition

By Li Qiang

Bridge 21, USA

392 pages

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Hardback: 9781626430372
pub: 2016-09-30
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Social Stratification in Contemporary China raises and debates major sociological issues of modern and present-day China from a historical perspective. Such topics as "equality and inequality"and "acceptability of defined inequality" have been dealt with in a broad historical context since 1949 when the People's Republic was founded. The work is widely accepted as one of the most important studies trying to clarify the difficult perceptions of policy of reform and opening up that was formulated and implemented in the early 1980s in China. Professor Li Qiang is one of the leading sociologists in China.

About the Author

Li Qiang is dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tsinghua University and was chair of the Department of Sociology; he is vice president of the Chinese Sociological Association and advisor to several national ministries.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General