Lecture 10_Aug 18_ANT148A 2009

Lecture 10_Aug 18_ANT148A 2009 - a minority 4. Social...

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ANT148A: Culture and Political Economy in Contemporary China Summer Session II 2009 Gowoon Noh (Dept of Anthropology, UCD)
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Lecture outline I. In-class quiz 3 II. The Hukou system III. Film: In Search of China
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In-class quiz 3 1. What is hukou? 2. What kinds of information is recorded in huji bu? (write at least one)
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I. Hukou System 1. The hukou system a. The household registration system b. Official residential status of a particular place c. Every citizen is officially classified as an urban or rural resident d. Follow mother’s registration status e. The household registration booklet 2. Goal a. To stop rural to urban migration b. To ensure social stability c. To provide full employment and welfare in cities
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I. Hukou System 3. Implementation of the system a. Urban food ration system and other welfare systems b. Control of travel and migration c. A proof of the identity of citizens d. Social discourse, “ freedom for the masses versus the selfishness of
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Unformatted text preview: a minority 4. Social effects a. Unequal citizenship: creating two unequal social classes of the urban vs. the rural b. Very little freedom of movement c. Strong state control Film: In Search of China Discussion Questions How has the reform from planned economy to market economy implemented? Discuss its process in industrial, financial, commercial, and etc, spheres. How do the Chinese people talk about differences of social structure between the Maos period and the post-Mao period? What are the consequences of the Reform? Discuss them in terms of urban migration, social inequality, regional discrepancy, etc. What are the strategies that people have developed in order to adjust to the change? And how do they justify their strategies?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/26/2009 for the course ANT 148 taught by Professor Gowoonnoh during the Summer '09 term at UC Davis.

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Lecture 10_Aug 18_ANT148A 2009 - a minority 4. Social...

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