Social Inequality in China: A Review of Theories and Evidence

Yaojun Li, Yanjie Bian

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This chapter reviews the status of scholarship on socio-economic inequality in reform-era China, describes the objectives and significance of this edited volume, and summarizes the contributions of each chapter. In doing so, this chapter provides readers with both an overview and a roadmap of the contents of the book, a collection of cutting-edge analyses of multiple dimensions of social inequality in 21st century China.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSocial Inequality In China
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781800612143
ISBN (Print)9781800612136
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

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  • China
  • Research
  • Socio-economic inequality
  • Theory


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