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Time, Labour and Class Sorting: Vocational Education and Testing Regimes in Urban China

SpeakerTerry WoronovUniversity of Sydney
Date Nov 19, 2013
Time 1:30 pm  
Location Lucy Ellis Lounge, FLB
Sponsor Department of Anthropology and The Korean Family in Comparative Perspective Laboratory for the Globalization of Korean Studies
Event type Lecture
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Woronov’s research focuses on social transformation in contemporary China. As an urban anthropologist, she is particularly interested in how China’s rapidly-changing cities produce new opportunities for – and new constraints and limitations on – the nation’s children and youth. She is currently working on a book manuscript that explores the question of class transformation in China’s post-socialist, post-industrial cities, and how gender and generation inflect class consciousness and class transformations.


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