Class in Contemporary China.
By: Goodman, David S. G.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.China Today: Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2014Description: 1 online resource (253 p.).ISBN: 9780745687285.Subject(s): China -- Social conditions | Middle class -- China -- History | Social classes -- China | Social mobility -- ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Class in Contemporary ChinaDDC classification: 305.5/50951 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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China Today series; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Tables; Maps; Chronology; Preface; Abbreviations, Measures and Note on Chinese Names and Transliteration; 1: Introduction Understanding Class in China; Understanding China and Class; Revolutionary Class Analysis; The Bourgeoisie within the Party; Class by Ideology; Class by Occupation; Analysing Class in Contemporary China; 2: Social Stratification under Reform; Markers of Change; Rural-urban Relations; Reform and Inequality; Stratification and Class; The Emergent Class Structure; 3: The Dominant Class; The Political Elite
The Economic ElitePower and Wealth; 4: The Middle Classes; Considering the Middle Class; Size and Wealth; The Aspirational Middle Class; The Intermediate Middle Classes; 5: The Subordinate Classes; Public-sector Workers; Workers in the Non-public Sector; Peasants; 6: The Political Economy of Change; Market Transition; Democratization; A New Working Class; Peasant Activism; Inequality and Regime Legitimacy; 7: Conclusion Inequality and Class; Inequality; Class; Bibliography; Index
More than three decades of economic growth have led to significant social change in the People's Republic of China. This timely book examines the emerging structures of class and social stratification: how they are interpreted and managed by the Chinese Communist Party, and how they are understood and lived by people themselves. David Goodman details the emergence of a dominant class based on political power and wealth that has emerged from the institutions of the Party-state; a well-established middle class that is closely associated with the Party-state and a not-so-well-established entrepre
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