Deborah Davis

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Professor of Sociology
On leave: 
Spring 2017
203-432-3327
Address: 
493 College St, Room 301, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Chinese Sociology; Comparative Social Change; Occupational and Class Mobility in Modern China; Modern Chinese Social Welfare; Chinese Families; Chinese Elderly; Chinese Cities; Urban Chinese Consumer Culture
Region: 
China

Courses

SOCY 086

China in the Age of Xi Jinping

An overview of the major social institutions in contemporary China, with a focus on the changing relationship between individual and society. Use of print and visual sources to explore the social consequences of China’s recent retreat from socialism and its rapid integration into the global economy.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T, Th 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
SOCY 395, EAST 408, EP&E 269

Wealth and Poverty in Modern China

The underlying causes and consequences of the changing distribution of income, material assets, and political power in contemporary China. Substantive focus on inequality and stratification. Instruction in the use of online Chinese resources relevant to research. Optional weekly Chinese language discussions.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: W 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
SOCY 596

Wealth and Poverty in Modern China

The underlying causes and consequences of the changing distribution of income, material assets, and political power in contemporary China. Substantive focus on inequality and stratification. Instruction in the use of online Chinese resources relevant to research. Optional weekly Chinese language discussions.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: W 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM