James Z. LEE (李中清) PhD University of Chicago, 1983

Tel: 23587779

Email: jqljzl@ust.hk

Room No: 2384

Full CV

Research Interests

Late imperial and contemporary Chinese history; Comparative demography and sociology of populations in the past; Genealogical approaches to social science; Higher education and social stratification in China; Comparative inequality of wealth and opportunity in historical and contemporary China

Representative Publications

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Ten Representative Publications

  1. Bamboo Y. Ren, Chen Liang, James Z. Lee. 2020. “Mutable Inequalities: Meritocracy and the Making of the Chinese Academe, 1912-1952, A Data Analytic Approach.” China Quarterly, Scheduled for Issue 244 (December).
  2. 梁 晨 (Chen LIANG), 董浩 (Hao DONG), 任韵竹 (Yunzhu REN), 李中清 (James Z. Lee)。2017。 <江山代有才人出,各领风骚数十年:中国精英教育四段论,1865-2014>. 《社会学研究》。第三期 (May): 48-70.  Published June 2017.
  3. Hao Dong, Matteo Manfredini, Satomi Kurosu, Wen-shan Yang, and James Z. Lee.  2017. “Kin and birth order effects on male child mortality: Three East Asian populations, 1716-1945.” Evolution and Human Behavior 38 (2017):  208-216.
  4. Hao Dong, Cameron Campbell, Satomi Kurosu, Wen-shan Yang, and James Z. Lee. 2015. "New Sources for Comparative Social Science: Historical Population Panel Data from East Asia." Demography 52.3 (May): 1061-1088.  Available online 22 May 2015 Springer-Link Open Access.  DOI 10.1007/s13524-015-0397-y.
  5. 梁晨, 張浩, 李兰, 阮丹青, 康文林, 李中清 (Liang Chen, Zhang Hao, Li Lan, Ruan Danqing, Cameron Campbell, Lee, James Z.). 2013. 无声的革命: 北京大学、苏州大学的学生社会来源 1949-2002 (Silent revolution: the social origins of Peking University and Soochow University undergraduates, 1949-2002). 北京:三联出版社.
  6. 李中清 (James Z. Lee). 2012. 中国西南边疆的社会经济 (Society and economy on China’s southwestern frontier, 1250-1850). 北京:人民出版社.
  7. Noriko Tsuya, Wang Feng, George Alter, James Z. Lee, et al. 2010. Prudence and Pressure: Reproduction and Human Agency in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.
  8. Tommy Bengtsson, Cameron Campbell, James Z. Lee, et al. 2004. Life Under Pressure: Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Published in Chinese as 压力下的生活: 1700-1900年欧洲与亚洲的死亡率和生活水平. 北京:社会科学文献出版社, 2008.
  9. James Z. Lee and Wang Feng. 1999. One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities, 1700-2000. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Published in Chinese as 人类的四分之一:马尔萨斯的神话与中国现实 Beijing: Sanlian Shudian, 2000; in French as La population Chinoise: mythes and réalités (Chinese Population: Myths and Realities) Montreal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2006; and in Korean as 인류 사분의 일 Seoul: Sungkyunkwan University Press, 2013.
  10. James Z. Lee and Cameron Campbell. 1997. Fate and Fortune in Rural China: Social Organization and Population Behavior in Liaoning 1774-1873. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.