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Social change: the case of rural China.

Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (Project)

Social change: the case of rural China.

by Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (Project)

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • China -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 83.

      SeriesEpisodes in social inquiry series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN677 .S63 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 83 p.
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5221678M
      LC Control Number75153559

      A. Bebbington, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rural development can be understood as the unfolding of capitalism in rural areas, and as that package of policy and project interventions that aim to foster socio-economic change and human improvement in rural areas. Some writing on ‘rural development’ thus addresses general . *Rachel Murphy () 'Sex Ratio Imbalances and China's Care for Girls Programme: A Case Study of a Social Problem,' The China Quarterly, (Sept): Minhui Zhou, Rachel Murphy and Ran Tao () 'Effects of Parents' Migration on the Education of Children Left Behind in Rural China', Population and Development Review, 40 (2),

        Originating from Wuhan, China, the novel Corona Virus has affected most of the countries across the continents. Due to its world-wide spread WHO declared it as “pandemic” on March Since.   Entrepreneurship is increasingly considered to be integral to development; however, social and cultural norms impact on the extent to which women in developing countries engage with, and accrue the benefits of, entrepreneurial activity. Using data collected from 49 members of a rural social enterprise in North India, we examine the relationships between Cited by:

      China's patrilineal and patriarchal tradition has encouraged a long-standing preference for male heirs within families. Coupled with China's birth-planning policy, this has led to a severe gender imbalance. But a counterpattern is emerging in rural China where a noticeable proportion of young couples have willingly accepted having a single daughter. The authors of this very welcome edited volume believe that "the past two decades in China have witnessed the fastest change ever and anywhere of a rural economy and society" (p. 2). Few scholars interested in economic development and social change would argue with this assessment, and there are many lessons to be learned from rural China's Author: Gregory Veeck.


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Social change: the case of rural China by Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (Project) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (Project). Social change: the case of rural China. Boston, Allyn and Bacon [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sociological Resources for the Social Studies (Project) OCLC Number: Description: v, 83 pages illustrations 23 cm.

Series Title: Episodes in. Rural society in the People's Republic of China comprises less than a half of China's population (roughly 45%) and has a varied range of standard of living and means of living. Life in rural China differs from that of urban China.

In southern and coastal China, rural areas are developing and, in some areas, statistically approaching urban economies. In northwest and western regions. Social change can evolve from a number of different sources, including contact with other societies (diffusion), changes in the ecosystem (which can cause the loss of natural resources or widespread disease), technological change (epitomized by the Industrial Revolution, which created a new social group, the urban proletariat), and population growth and other.

Get this from a library. Elderly care, intergenerational relationships and social change in rural China. [Fang Cao] -- This book investigates how rapid socio-political-economic change in China since has affected intergenerational relationships and practices in rural areas, specifically the care provided to.

This has led to a gulf between public policy and people’s realities with food as experienced in homes and on the streets. Through grounded case studies in seven Latin American countries, this book explores how development and social change in food and agriculture are fundamentally experiential, contingent and unpredictable.

Rural Society. The meaning of rural. Social change in rural society. Contemporary rural-urban comparisons. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The scientific study of rural society as a specialized area of sociology is a development of the twentieth century and prior to World War II had its growth principally in the United such study has developed institutional support in.

Book Description. Gender and Rural Migration: Realities, Conflict and Change explores the intersection of gender, migration, and rurality in 21st-century Western and non-Western contexts. In a world where heightened globalization is making borders increasingly porous, rural communities form part of the migration nexus.

This book presents a detailed case study of rural migrant workers experiences in a small town in a north China county. The author explores the processes and institutions that enable or preclude the social inclusion of rural workers into the town’s socio-economic by: 3.

UW Mailbox Seattle, WA Fax: () Email: [email protected] Publisher for the University of Washington Member of the Association of University Presses. The Class System In Rural China: A Case Study Jonathan Unger For the first three decades after the establishment of the People’s Republic, class labels strongly influenced the life chances of each and every Chinese.

A class label did not refer to a person’s current income nor to his or her relationship to the means of production. It did not,File Size: KB. Book. Choosing Daughters: Family Change in Rural China. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Journal Articles. The New Rich and Their Unplanned Births: Stratified Reproduction under China’s Birth- Planning Policy.

Medical Anthropology Quarterly. Micro-Blogs, Online Forums, and the Birth-Control Policy: Social Media and the File Size: 50KB. In their book, Mars, Hornsby, and others trace China's breakneck urbanization and accompanying rural depopulation of recent decades.

Contributor Saskia Vendel projects that byChina will have added an urban population the size of Beijing each year for 35 years. Those interested in better understanding social change in a rapidly changing China will find the detailed empirical study and application of theory in this book a welcome addition to the field." - Gary Sigley, University of Western Australia "Hongguang He extends Foucault's ideas to the study of rural : Palgrave Macmillan UK.

This book provides a broad survey of Chinese rural households, examining ongoing changes in Chinese society and economy through the lens of the situation of rural families in : Wenrong Qian.

Social Change 1 2. Social Change Introduction Introduction to Social Change Human migration between rural villages and big cities in China is Social Movements and Change Change can also occur from people joining together for a common cause.

This is called a social movement. Social movements are classified according to the kind of. Rural Communities: Legacy + Change Currently unavailable. Communities in rural America are a complex mixture of peoples and cultures, ranging from miners who have been laid off in West Virginia, to Laotian immigrants relocating in Kansas to work at a beef processing plant, to entrepreneurs drawing up plans for a world-class ski resort in Cited by: "Bitter and Sweet is a rich and detailed ethnography that makes a convincing case for following food through its transformations as it is created, intimate ethnography with a wide body of food studies and anthropological theory to illustrate how everyday people in rural China are finding ways to ‘domesticate’ social and cultural change Brand: Ellen Oxfeld.

Reviews "Bitter and Sweet is a rich and detailed ethnography that makes a convincing case for following food through its transformations as it is created, exchanged and consumed to reveal myriad themes of contemporary social life, what I would call a “gustemological” approach to culture."—Society for the Anthropology of Food and.

Elderly care, intergenerational relationships and social change in rural China / Fang Cao. Format Book Published [Singapore]: Palgrave Macmillan, [] © Description xix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents. Rural Women in Urban China: Gender, Migration, and Social Change by Jacka, Tamara, Armonk, N.Y., M. Sharpe,xii + pp. Since the adoption of reforms and the introduction of the open‐door policy at the end of the s, the society of Mainland China has undergone great changes during a period that has been characterized by transition to a Author: Fumie Ohashi.

Basically, social change comes from two sources. One source is random or unique factors such as climate, weather, or the presence of specific groups of people. Another source is systematic factors, such as government, available resources, and the social organization of society.

On the whole, social change is usually a combination of systematic. Stanford University Press has published Assistant Professor of Anthropology Lihong Shi’s book Choosing Daughters: Family Change in Rural China. The book explores an emerging reproductive pattern in rural China in which a noticeable proportion of young couples have willingly accepted having a single daughter.

Shi delves into the social, economic and. Bradley M. Gardner in his recent book, China’s Great Migration: How the Poor Built a Prosperous Nation, makes a persuasive case that the single most important factor in China’s dramatic rise from poverty to prosperity was the simple fact that Beijing got out of the way — that Bejing was forced to get out of the way — and allowed people.