Convergence and Divergence: Social Inequality in the US and China

Tuesday, July 15, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 42
RC28 Social Stratification (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Peng LU, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China, Chunling LI, Institute of Sociology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China, David GRUSKY, Stanford University, USA and Yu XIE, University of Michigan, USA
Chinese Elite Higher Education and Reproduction of Educational Inequality (Oral Presentation)
Limin LIU, University of Tübingen, Germany

Feeling Good about the Iron Rice Bowl: Economic Sectors and Happiness in Post-Reform Urban China (Oral Presentation)
Jia WANG, Hong Kong University, Hong Kong; Yu XIE, University of Michigan, USA

Social Formation of Geographic Proximity Effects: Understanding Unequal Access to Higher Education in China (Oral Presentation)
Jin JIANG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Privatisation and Income Inequality in Western China (Distributed Paper)
Nan BAKKELI, UniversIty of Oslo, Norway

An Evaluation of Poverty Prevalence in China: New Evidence from Four Recent Surveys (Distributed Paper)
Chunni ZHANG, Peking University, China; Qi XU, Peking University, China; Xiang ZHOU, University of Michigan, USA; Xiaobo ZHANG, IFPRI, USA

Institutional Variations and the Perceived Importance of Networks for Status Attainment in US and China 

 (Distributed Paper)
Vincent CHUA, National University of Singapore, Singapore

The Power of Expectation: Apply Wisconsin Model in China's Educational Stratification (Distributed Paper)
Yanbi HONG, Southeast University, China