China General Social Survey (China GSS) (ICPSR 23861)

Principal Investigator(s): Yanjie, Bian, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Survey Research Center; Lulu, Li, People's University of China. Department of Sociology


The China General Social Survey (China GSS)is an annual or biannual survey of China's urban and rural households designed to gather longitudinal data on social trends and the changing relationship between social structure and quality of life in China.

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Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    employment, families, household composition, households, life satisfaction, quality of life, social networks, social stratification, social structure

Geographic Coverage:    Asia, China (Peoples Republic), Global

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