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Author Whyte, Martin King

Title Myth of the social volcano : perceptions of inequality and distributive injustice in contemporary China / Martin King Whyte

Publ Info Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2010]
 Bryant Main Stacks  HN740.Z9 W58 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HN740.Z9 W58 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HN740.Z9 W58 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 250 pages ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : is rising anger over inequality propelling China toward a "social volcano" -- China's post-socialist transition and rising inequality -- The China national survey on inequality and distributive injustice issues -- What do Chinese citizens see as fair and unfair about current inequalities? -- Chinese views on inequality and distributive injustice in comparative perspective -- Chinese attitudes toward current inequalities -- Perceptions of current inequalities -- Preferences for equality and inequality -- Views on stratification and class conflict -- Views about opportunities and social justice -- Conclusion : beyond the myth of the social volcano
LC subject Equality -- China -- Public opinion
Distributive justice -- China -- Public opinion
China -- Economic conditions -- Public opinion
China -- Social conditions -- Public opinion
Public opinion -- China
ISBN 9780804769419 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804769419 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804769426 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804769427 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 3141533