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.













Recent Pub

Kavas & Thornton. "Developmental Idealism and Beliefs About Marriage and Fertility in Turkey," in Population Research and Policy Review.

Recent Pub

Thornton, Dorius, Swindle, Young-Demarco, Moaddel. "Middle Eastern Beliefs about the Causal Linkages of Development to Freedom, Democracy, and Human Rights." Sociology of Development.

Recent Pub

Allendorf, Keera. "Parents' Valuation of Approving a Child's Spouse in a Context of Marital Change." Journal of Family Issues.

Reading History Sideways

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

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