State and Life Chances in Urban China

State and Life Chances in Urban China

Redistribution and Stratification, 1949-1994

Zhou, Xueguang (Duke University, North Carolina)

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

This book presents a systematic study of social stratification processes in urban China, from 1949 to 1994.
List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Credit line; 1. Redistribution and stratification dynamics under State Socialism; 2. Overview: historical context and research design; Part I. Redistribution and Stratification Dynamics: Empirical Evidence: 3. Education stratification; 4. Entry into the labor force: patterns of first-job attainment; 5. Children of the Cultural Revolution: the send-down episode; 6. Climbing the political ladder: bureaucratic career patterns; Part II. Assessing Institutional Changes in the Post-Mao Era: 7. Economic transformation and changes in income inequality; 8. Redistribution and latent economic benefits; 9. Institutional changes and patterns of job shifts; 10. Economic transformation and life chances: a life-course perspective; Part III. Summary and Conclusion: 11. Social stratification under State Socialism: summary and assessment; 12. Stratification dynamics and institutional transformation; References; Index.
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