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                      Report of China's social harmony and stability
                      Author: Li Peilin, Chen Guangjin, Zhang Yi, Li Wei
                      Publisher: Social Sciences Academic Press (China)
                      Publication Date: 2012-11
                      ISBN: 9787509702628

                      Brief Introduction

                      The book comprehensively analyzes the overall situation of Chinese social harmony and stability, and the impacting factors, which is based on the large-scale survey in 7061 sample in 2006; and introduces The distribution of the income and wealth, class structure changes, the status and political attitudes of the middle class, the existing state of peasant workers, poverty groups, as well as conflicts of interests. For policy makers and researchers, this book provides a detail and accurate data, and has an important theoretical and practical significance.

                       

                      Catalog

                      Introduction  the new building of a harmonious society is the great practice

                      I.  The new stage, new features, new problems of Chinese development

                      II.  The new progress of the theory about a harmonious socialist society

                      III.  The system of the theory about a harmonious socialist society

                      IV.  The Western theory of social construction

                      V.   Building a harmonious society under the guidance of the scientific concept of development

                      VI.  The ideas of accelerating social reform

                       

                      Chapter I macro-background analysis, framework and methodology

                      I.    A change in social structure: the macro-background

                      II.   The basic framework of the social harmony and stability

                      III.  Survey methodology and data

                       

                      Chapter II  the basic situation of current social development

                      I.   The overall judgement of the social harmony and stability

                      II.  The distribution of wealth and consumption gap

                      III.  Pressure and social problems

                      IV.  Fair sense, identity of classes and perception of conflicts

                      V.   Supply of public goods and network of social support

                      VI.  Challenges of integrating social value

                       

                       Chapter III  the impacting factors of the awareness ofsocial harmony and stability

                       

                      I.   Methods and variable

                      II.  Analysis of impacting factors of the social harmony and stability awareness

                      III.  Analysis of impacting factors of personality and family life awareness

                       IV.  Analysis of impacting factors of sense of security, fairness and conflicts

                       V.  Analysis of impacting factors of government’s evaluation

                       VI. Conclusions and discussion

                       

                       Chapter IV the distribution of income and wealth

                      I.    From the egalitarian to a wide gap of distribution: Review on the literature

                      II.   The income distribution, construction and gap

                      III. The distribution, construction and gap of family property

                       

                      IV.  The constrction of a gap between distribution of income and property

                      V.    Conclusions, discussion and policy recommendations

                       

                       Chapter V  the change of social class structure

                      I.   Several description of the current class structure in China

                      II.   The analysis paradigm of class structure

                      III.  Measurement of Chinese current class structure

                      IV.  Social attitudes of Chinese various social strata

                      V.   Conclusions and discussion

                       

                       Chapter VI the inequality of social stratification, human capital and income 

                      I.   Analysis of income inequality’s background

                      II.  The distribution of income between diffirent classes

                      III. The proportion of the class income in total revenue

                      IV.  The impact of human capital, class location on income distribution

                      V. Research conclusion and policy recommendations

                       

                      Chapter VII   the size, identity and social attitudes of the middle class

                      I.    The concept of middle-class

                      II.   The definition, measurement and scale of the middle class

                      III.  The social recognition of middle-level and its formal factors

                      IV.  The main factors of the middle class’ social attitudes 

                      V.    Conclusions and discussion

                       

                      Chapter VIII  the strength and political attitudes of the middle class

                      I.   Is the middle class a "stabilizer" or machine of "change"

                      II.  The new middle class and the elderly middle class

                      III. The political attitudes of the middle class

                      IV.  The recognition of middle-level and its impact factors

                      V.   Conclusions and discussion

                       

                      Chapter IX   the economic status and social attitudes of peasant workers

                      I.   The economic status of peasant workers: income, working hours and social security

                      II.    The social attitudes of  peasant workers

                      III.   Explain to peasant worker’s positive social attitudes

                      IV.    Conclusions and discussion

                       

                      Chapter X analysis of poverty groups

                      I.  Problems and methods

                      II.   The identification and scale of the poverty groups 

                      III.  The depth, strength and anti-poverty efforts of urban and rural poverty

                      IV.  The features of  urban and rural poor population and the impact factors

                       

                      V.   Conclusions and discussion

                       

                      Chapter XI  contradictions of interests and conflicts

                      I.  The recognition of interests conflict and its impact factors

                      II.  Multiple analysis of factors impacting the awareness of interests conflicts 

                      III. The interests division and conflicts between social groups

                      IV.  Case analysis of interest conflict between social groups

                      V.   Conclusions and discussion

                       

                      Closing remarks   main findings and policy recommendations

                      I.   The main findings and basic conclusion

                      II.  The policy recommendations to promotion of social harmony

                       

                      References

                      Appendix to the questionnaire

                      Postscript