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Prof Yanjie Bian

612/624-9554
Sociology 967 Soc Sci 267 19th Ave S

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • Economic Sociology
  • Social Networks
  • Social Stratification
  • Chinese Society

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Sociology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, 1990.
  • M.A. : Sociology, Nankai University, China, 1984.
  • B.A: Philosophy, Nankai University, China, 1982.

Publications

Research Activities

  • Guanxi-based corporate social capital; Social networks and jobs in Chinese cities; Institutional change and social mobility in post-Mao China

Courses Taught

  • FSEM 1904 - Chinese Society
  • Soc 3090 - Topics: Chinese Society: Culture, Networks, & Inequality
  • Soc 3201 - Inequality: Introduction to Stratification
  • Soc 3421 - Sociology of Work: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs, No Jobs?
  • Soc 3811 - Basic Social Statistics
  • Soc 5811 - Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Soc 8201 - Social Stratification & Mobility
  • Soc 8290 - Topics: Social Stratification
Alternative Output Formats Alternative Output Formats
Boy with Beads. Boy selling beads. Laotian Art.Laotian art. Finding shade in Bhagsu.Finding shade in Bhagsu.