Class Consciousness

  • Haobin Wang
Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)


The changes in China’s class structure and social stratification are directly related to the role CPC has played (alternating between the revolutionary party and the ruling party) and the corresponding adjustment in path, direction and policies. Mao Zedong’s egalitarianism was well received by the working class and resolved the question of social equality, but it lacked efficiency and throttled creativity.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Haobin Wang
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  1. 1.School of MarxismNanjing UniversityNanjingChina

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