(KINDLE) [The Middle Class in Neoliberal China] author Hai Ren

Since the late 1970s China's move towards neoliberalism has made it not only one of the world's fastest growing economies but also one of the most polarised states This economic social and political transformation has led to the emergence of a new Chinese middle class and understanding the development and the role of this new social group is crucial to understanding contemporary Chinese societyInvestigating the new politics of the middle class in China this book addresses three major uestions First how does the Chinese state deal with problems of nati.

Onal sovereignty and political representation to create the middle class both as a legitimate category of the people and as an ideal norm of citizenship Second how does the recognition of the middle class norm take place in the practice of everyday life Finally what ind of risks does the politics of the middle class generate not only for middle class subjects but also for the disenfranchised In answering these uestions this book examines a set of practices bodies of nowledge measures and institutions that aim to manage govern control and orient the.

Behaviours gestures and thoughts of Chinese citizens This investigation contributes not only to the understanding of the Chinese middle class society but also to the scholarly debate over the relationship between governmental apparatuses subjectification and life buildingDrawing on ethnographic information historical archives and the media this book will be of great interest to students and scholars working in the fields of Chinese studies Chinese politics ethnic studies and urban studies as well as those interested in culture society class and welfar.

(KINDLE) The Middle Class in Neoliberal China author Hai Ren

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