Family class labels assigned by the Chinese Communist government in 1950 still affected levels of schooling and job status in 1996, even though the labels were abolished in 1979, Donald Treiman argued in a lecture on Monday.
CCC Director Yu Xie and PIIRS Director Mark Beissinger sat down with the staff of the Daily Princetonian to share their vision for the new center and upcoming plans for courses centered around China, including a new Global Seminar in Beijing planned for Summer 2016. Full article here.
On October 19, at 4:30 pm in Robertson Hall, Bowl 1, Professor Don Treiman of UCLA will give a talk entitled "The Consequences of Political Class Background (Jiating Chushen) in the People’s Republic of China."
The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases. Half of the award goes to Ireland's William Campbell and Japan's Satoshi Omura, who discovered a new drug to treat infections caused by roundworm parasites.
The Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China of the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate. This is a full time, 12-month appointment with a preferred start date of September 1, 2016, with a possibility for reappointment based on satisfactory...
Yu Xie, the Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor ofSociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), has been named the inaugural director of the Paul and Marcia Wythes Center on Contemporary China at Princeton...