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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • China,
  • Tianjin.

Subjects:

  • Labor -- China -- Tianjin.,
  • Social status -- China -- Tianjin.,
  • Occupational prestige -- China -- Tianjin.,
  • Social surveys -- China -- Tianjin.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementYanjie Bian.
SeriesSUNY series in the sociology of work
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8740.T542 B5 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 286 p. :
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1406413M
ISBN 100791418014, 0791418022
LC Control Number93014708

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This book offers a systematic analysis of the impact of work organization on the social stratification of individuals in urban China. It explains why economic and labor market segmentation is possible and necessary in state socialism at a certain stage of its development, as in market capitalism, and how important one’s work unit or danwei is to the life of socialist workers in Chinese by: This book offers a systematic analysis of the impact of work organization on the social stratification of individuals in urban China. It explains why economic and labor market segmentation is possible and necessary in state socialism at a certain stage of its development, as in market capitalism, and how important one's work unit or danwei is to the life of socialist workers in Chinese cities. Work and inequality in urban China. [Yanjie Bian] Segmentation and Inequality: Conclusions and Discussion --Appendix A: Structures and Functions of Work Organizations -- 3. Urban Employment: Policies and Practices -- 4. The Chinese Version of Status Attainment -- 5. Guanxi and Social Resources in Job Searches and Job Mobility -- 6. This book offers a systematic analysis of the impact of work organization on the social stratification of individuals in urban China. It explains why economic and labor market segmentation is possible and necessary in state socialism at a certain stage of its development, as in market capitalism, and how important one's work unit or danwei is to the life of socialist workers in Chinese : Yanjie Bian.

The workplace, therefore, occupies a center position in understanding inequalities in political participation, income, benefits, and consumption in urban China under socialism. Examining the structure of urban Chinese work organizations and the inequalities associated wiAi these organizations is the central theme ofYanjie Bian's book. This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (), examines the evolution of inequality in China from to , a period when the new "harmonious society" development strategy was adopted under Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. It fills a gap in knowledge about the outcomes of this development strategy for equity and inequality. This book examines a three-way interaction among market, state, and family in China’s recent market reform. It depicts transformations in urban women’s experiences with both paid and non-paid domestic work. The book challenges China’s free-market approach and demonstrates its negative impacts onBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US. come, benefits, and consumption in urban China under socialism. Examining the structure of urban Chinese work organizations and the inequalities associated with these organizations is the central theme of Yanjie Bian's book. Structural segmentation is the concept the author uses in arguing for the.

Abstract Using the nationally representative Urban Household Income and Expenditure Survey (UHIES) conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) of China, we document a steadily rising trend in income and consumption inequality during the period from to in urban China. Despite the rising urban inequality over time, the social welfare of urban residents unambiguously improved Cited by:   In a new book, former China correspondent Dexter Roberts argues that the divide between China's urban elites and migrant workers is a threat to the country's : Mary Hui.   This book, a sequel to Inequality and Public Policy in China (), examines the evolution of inequality in China from to , a period when the new “harmonious society” development strategy was adopted under Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao. It fills a gap in knowledge about the Pages: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.