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[ANTHRO 175Q] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 29 pages long Study Guide!


Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTHRO 175Q
Professor
Yan Yunxiang
Study Guide
Final

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ANTHRO 175Q
FINAL EXAM
STUDY GUIDE

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Lecture 2
High speed rail→ China’s ability to learn
→ Capacity as a learner /adaptor
The surge of wealth and new wave of investment
→ oversea investment
→ China investment→ European market
→ stimulating economic growth
Cost of development: sandstorm in Beijing
→ environmental degradation
→ air pollution
Political control and oppression
→ Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo→ absent at the 2010 award ceremony→
empty chair/protest
Economy vs. politic
Background information: The 2 Pillars of Communist Regime
→ Communist revolution in the Mao Era (1949-78)
1. Planned economy based on public ownership: The Leninist party (CCP) based
on marxist ideology and elaborate organization
→ No one own a house
→ Socialism with Chinese Characteristic in the post-mao era (1978-present)
1. Mixed economy based on dual ownership
2. The changing CCP with political conservatism and economic liberalism
3. The emerging society or societal forces
Dual ownership→ private and public ownership
→ eg. land (public), apartment on the land(private)
The party-state and the making of new China
-The legitimacy base of CCp power and China’s search for self-strengthening and
national salvation since 1840
-How did the CCP mobilized the masses the case of land reform
-How the CCp restructured China and built the party-state system
-The long-term implications and impacts of the transformation in the 1950s
*from economy to politic to how people think→ ambitious plan to change China to a
completely different nation
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Marxism and the legitimacy of the revolution
1. Surplus value (worker get 10% and owner get 90%), exploitation, and social
inequality (work and wage inequality/ increase working hours→ efficiency
2. Redistribution of property (unfairness and unequal→ wealth distribution) and the
ideal of egalitarianism
- lot to do with production→ public ownership, negotiate/bargain power of
business owner is higher→ eliminate [private ownership] → properties that can
generate more properties
3. Private ownership of the means of production
4. National survival and the modernization project in China since the 1840s
KMT→ Kuomintang (Chinese Nationalist Party)
CCP→ PRC
1840→ defeated by Japan→ strong push to change→ modernism
The process of land reform (1950-52)
1. The social and political context of land reform
2. Work team, local cadre(government officials that carry out the “dirty jobs”-->
knock people down/lead others to marginalize/isolate/bully the person so
single→ not capable for being a real/full person), and mass mobilization
3. The making of class labels, “struggle meeting” and the “political line” of class
struggle
4. The redistribution of land and the redistribution of fate
→ large portion (farmland) owned by small groups of people
→ take land from landlord and repattern
→ break the social fabric (kin/relatives)
→ send young work teams to different villages
→ outsiders/strangers send far away from their hometown
→ brainwashed→ intensive study of marxism→ idealistic for young people
(ambitious/pride)
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