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Chinese Society: Past and Present
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Shafer, Stuart. 2010. “Chinese Society: Past and Present”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


An introduction to Chinese society since 1949. The course examines Chinese society and culture and focuses on contemporary social change while tracing the historical roots of Chinese culture and social institutions. Social processes such as social movements, institutional development, political change, social organization, and conflict are examined and...

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Marxist Sociology
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College 100

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