Is the social volcano still dormant? Trends in Chinese attitudes toward inequality.

@article{Whyte2014IsTS,
  title={Is the social volcano still dormant? Trends in Chinese attitudes toward inequality.},
  author={Martin King Whyte and Dong-Kyun Im},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2014},
  volume={48},
  pages={62-76}
}
Data from two China national surveys, in 2004 and 2009, focusing on popular attitudes toward current inequalities and mobility opportunities, are compared to examine two key questions: (1) Did the continued rise in income gaps and the impact within China of the global financial crisis lead to rising popular anger about the unfairness of current inequality patterns in 2009? and (2) Did the social contours of attitudes toward current inequalities shift over the five years between surveys? Through… CONTINUE READING