Social Construction in Contemporary China
- About the Author
Placing the modernization of China in a historical context, Social Construction in Contemporary China provides a powerful argument that social construction is instrumental for the country's modernization process and a key factor in China’s national rejuvenation. A wide range of topics and issues related to social construction are covered, including people's livelihood and social undertakings, income distribution, urban and rural communities, community organizations, social management, social norms, reforms of social institutions and systems, social restructuring and the process of social construction. In addition to well-informed and insightful analyses of these subjects that draw on the country's historical experiences, contributors also provide policy suggestions on how to tackle problems and respond to challenges. Its breadth and depth make this volume a valuable addition to the growing body of literature on this important topic.
Xueyi Lu, was born in August 1933 but died on May 13th 2013 in Beijing because of illness. He had been the President of the Chinese Academy of Social Science, Head of Research Institute of Chinese Social Sciences, Member of the 8th & 9th National People's Congress.
Cover Type: Hardcover
Page Count: 396
Year Published: 2017