state and life chances in urban China

redistribution and stratification, 1949-1994
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Cambridge Univerity Press , Cambridge, UK, New York
Social stratification -- China, China -- Social conditions -- 1949-, China -- Economic policy -- 1976
StatementXueguang Zhou
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LC ClassificationsHM821 .Z49 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 375 p. :
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Open LibraryOL17142185M
ISBN 100521835070
LC Control Number2003065615

This is a book about how the state, state policies, and state socialist redistributive institutions affected everyday life in urban China, from to Using life history information of a national sample of urban residents, this book examined how shifting state policies and political procresses led to drastic fluctuations of oppurtunities.

Based on the life histories of a sample of urban residents from 20 Chinese cities, this book addresses two themes: (1) the interplay between redistribution and social stratification under state socialism in urban China, especially the impact of the state and state policies on individual life chances, in such areas as education, labor force Cited by: This book is a study of how structures of opportunities and individ-ual life chances evolved over time, especially the role of the state in this process, in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

We trace the historical evolution of the social stratification system in urban China over a forty-Cited by: Get this from a library.

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The state and life chances in urban China: redistribution and stratification, [Xueguang Zhou] -- "This book presents a systematic study of social stratification processes in urban China, from to Based on the life histories of a sample of urban residents from 20 Chinese cities, this.

The state and life chances in urban China. of state socialism as a political institution by tracing the history of the social stratification system in urban China from to It analyzes the state’s role in shaping and transforming structures of opportunity and how those structures affect individual life chances.

This book comprises. Request PDF | The state and life chances in urban China: Redistribution and stratification, – | Using life history information of a national sample of urban Chinese residents, this book Author: Xueguang Zhou.

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The State And The Life Chances In Urban China Xueguang Zhou. DOWNLOAD HERE. This book presents a systematic study of social stratification processes in urban China. The State and Life Chances in Urban China by Xueguang Zhou,available at Book Depository with free delivery : Xueguang Zhou. The State and Life Chances in Urban China的书评 (全部 2 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 / 只看本版本的评论 尾生抱柱 中国人民大学出版社版.

Summary View help for Summary. The main goal of this study was to examine life chances among urban residents of China over time. Respondents aged provided retrospective information concerning their education, work experience, political party membership, housing, family structure, and other social indicators.

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The State and Life Chances in Urban China的书评 (全部 2 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 尾生抱柱 中国人民大学出版社版. The State and Life Chances in Urban China Redistribution and Stratification, XUEGUANG ZHOU Duke University CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

Contents List of Figures page xiii List of Tables xv Preface xix Credit Line xxiii i Redistribution and Stratification Dynamics Under State Socialism i. Get this from a library.

The State and Life Chances in Urban China, [Xueguang Zhou; Phyllis Moen; Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.;] -- The main goal of this study was to examine life chances among urban residents of China over time.

Respondents aged provided retrospective information concerning their education, work. This book investigates how the state intervenes in the urban system in China in the post-reform period. To do so, it constructs a conceptual framework based on the perspective of political hierarchy, suggesting that the state power is hierarchically organized in China’s urban system, leading to variations in urban government capacities among.

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- The State and Life Chances in Urban China - Redistribution and Stratification, – - by Xueguang Zhou Index More information. Index. administrative authorities, job shift impact of, administrative cadres, distinguished from professionals, administrative career line,administrative (salary) grades, Examined life changes among urban residents of China over time.

Respondents aged provided retrospective information concerning their education, work experience, political party membership, housing, family structure, and other social indicators. Format Series - completed Country China Title State and Life Chances in Urban China, published by the press syndicate of the university of cambridge ThePittBuilding,TrumpingtonStreet,Cambridge,UnitedKingdom cambridge university press.

The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, – by Xueguang Zhou $ This book presents a systematic study of social stratification processes in urban China, from to Based on the life histories of a sample of urban residents from 20 Chinese cities, this book addresses two.

The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, Cambridge University Press. (Best book award, ASA Asia and Asian Americans section, American Sociological Association, ) “Economic Transformation and Income Inequality in Urban China: Evidence from a Panel Data.”.

These include;• 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• China’s rural migrant workers and labour tly readable, this systematic exploration of class and stratification.

Professor Zhang received a B.A. from Sun Yat-sen University (), an M.A. from Peking University (), and a Ph.D. from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (), all in sociology. Her research interests include life course and social stratification and rural-urban migration in China. State and Life Chances in Urban China, The: Redistribution and Stratification, avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving /5(2).

This study focuses on the effects of market reform on the life chances of rural people in China. Based on comparative ethnographical evidence from three townships of rural Guangdong province, this book provides a more recent and detailed story about the social inequality in rural China, a further explanation for the institutional analysis on the social stratification of China, a new typology.

This book examines the formation of “China’s housing middle class”. It develops a theoretical argument about, and provides empirical evidence of the heterogeneity of China’s new middle class, which underlines the relations between the state, market and life chances under a socialist market economy.

The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, Cambridge University Press. (Best book award, ASA Asia and Asian Americans section.

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In this study, we develop a life course argument to link institutional change and individuals' life chances. We argue that timing (in terms of a particular cohort's stage in the life course) plays a critical role in moderating potential impacts of large-scale social changes on individual life chances because (1) life stage induces distinctive cohort responses to opportunities and risks in.Hayek’s followers, the market advocates in China, appear to believe that a more liberal economic structure automatically generates a more liberal lifestyle, with more freedom, promise and ultimately upward life chances.

Yet, this is another mistaken understanding of China’s political economic transformation and middle-class subjects.[2] Yihong Pan, Tempered in the Revolutionary Furnace: China’s Youth in the Rustication Movement (Lanham: Lexington Books, ), [3] Xueguang Zhou, The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification,(New York: Cambridge University Press, ), ; Zuoya Cao, Out of the Crucible: Literary Works.