Yanjie BIAN

The discipline of sociology emerged in China in the early twentieth century, but was officially banned from classroom instruction and scholarly research shortly after 1949. In the post-Mao era the Chinese government recognized sociology for its role in China’s modernization and globalization, and it has re-emerged as a respected field of study over the past thirty years.

Sociology is known in Chinese as “the study of society” (she hui xue 社会学). Being introduced into China from

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:50-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Academic Research, Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Language and Learning|Comments Off on Sociology (Shèhuìxué 社会学)|Shèhuìxué 社会学(Sociology)

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