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Articles by Dorothy J. Solinger

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Dorothy J. Solinger is Professor Emerita of Political Science at the University of California, Irvine. She has authored seven books, including Poverty and Pacification: The State Abandons the Old Working Class (2022) (from which the present article is drawn ), Contesting Citizenship in Urban China (1999) (winner of the 2001 Joseph R. Levenson prize of the Association for Asian Studies for the best book on 20th century China published in 1999), States’ Gains, Labor’s Losses (2009) and Chinese Business Under Socialism (1984), plus edited or co-edited six other books, including Polarized Cities: Portraits of Rich and Poor in Urban China (2019) and Socialism Vanquished, Socialism Challenged: Eastern Europe and China, 1989-2009 (2012).