Qing Lai

Qing Lai

Qing Lai is a PhD student of Sociology and MA student of Statistics at the University of Michigan. He is also a trainee at the Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Research. He holds a Quantitative Methodology Program Fellowship. His areas of interest include life course, social stratification, Chinese studies, and research methods in social science. Qing participated in the 2008 interview data collection in Gansu, China for the Developmental Idealism project.













Event

Dec 8: Arland Thornton revisits his 2001 PAA Presidential Address on "Reading History Sideways."

Recent Pub

Special Issue On Developmental Idealism, Sociology of Development, 2019.

Recent Pub

Allendorf, Thornton, Mitchell, and Young-Demarco. "The Influence of Developmental Idealism on Marital Attitudes, Expectations, and Timing." Journal of Family Issues.

Reading History Sideways

The method of reading history sideways is described and critiqued by Arland Thornton

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