Chapter 3. Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance?

  1. John R. Logan
  1. Yanjie Bian and
  2. Theodore P Gerber

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch3

Urban China in Transition

Urban China in Transition

How to Cite

Bian, Y. and Gerber, T. P. (2008) Class Structure and Class Inequality in Urban China and Russia: Effects of Institutional Change or Economic Performance?, in Urban China in Transition (ed J. R. Logan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470712870.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161459

Online ISBN: 9780470712870

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Keywords:

  • market-based economies;
  • class structure;
  • Urban China;
  • Russia;
  • class inequality

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Class and Reforms in China and Russia: Brief Historical Background

  • Competing Explanations: Institutional Change or Economic Growth?

  • Logic of Comparison

  • Data and Measures

  • Results

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References