Reconfiguring China’s class order after the 1949 Revolution

  title={Reconfiguring China’s class order after the 1949 Revolution},
  author={J. Andreas},
After the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) took national power in 1949, it radically reorganized Chinese society, creating a state socialist order with a system of class differentiation quite different from that of the past. Private ownership of property in the means of production, which had been the most important determinant of class position, was completely eliminated. Some forms of social inequality were greatly diminished, while others were augmented. This chapter will provide an overview of… Expand
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