Workshop -- The Changing Chinese Urban Social Structure
A day-long workshop at UC Irvine
Saturday, May 10, 2003
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Social Science Plaza B
10 am - 11 am
WANG FENG (Sociology, UC Irvine), "Urban Income Inequality: Trends & Patterns"
11 am - Noon
DOROTHY SOLINGER (Political Science, UC Irvine), "Urban Poverty & Severe Poverty as New Phenomena in China: Causes & Consequences"
12 Noon - 2 pm -- No-host lunch at Chinatown Restaurant
2 pm - 3 pm
DEBORAH DAVIS (Sociology, Yale University), "Continuing Distinctions Maintaining a Class of Officials"
3 pm - 4 pm
MARTIN WHYTE (Sociology, Harvard University), "Chinese Popular Views about Inequality"
4 pm - 5 pm -- Open discussion: Issues and directions for future research, potential pitfalls and obstacles to the study of equality and stratification in contemporary urban China
- There will not be formal papers. Instead, each panelist will present work in progress
- For a map of campus and driving directions, go to www.uci.edu/campusmap
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Sponsor(s): Center for Asian Studies, UC Irvine