Developmental Idealism in China

Wang Guangzhou, P.I.

The Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan has collaborated with the Population Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Science to conduct a survey concerning developmental idealism in Gansu Province, China. Dr. Wang Guangzhou of the Population Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Science is the primary Chinese collaborator responsible for the fieldwork of the survey. The survey was conducted in Fall 2007.

Project Documentation:

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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Developmental Idealism
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan