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Professor David Goodman

BA (hons) (Manchester), DipEcon (Peking), PhD (London)

Elected: 2000

Discipline: Political Science

Specialisation: China, provinces, social, political, change


Professor David S. G. Goodman is Professor of China Studies at Xi’ an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China; and a Disntinguished Overseas Academic in the School of Social and Behavioural Sciences at Nanjing University, China.

Professor Goodman specialises on social and political change in China. His current research includes projects on:

  • social and political change in China’s provinces
  • The New Rich and the State in China: The social basis of local power



  • (2014) Class in Contemporary China  Polity Press.
  • (2013)  Middle Class China  Edward Elgar.
  • (2012)  China’s Peasants and Workers  Edward Elgar.
  • (2012) Twentieth Century Colonialism and China Routledge, London.
  • (2008) The New Rich in China: Future rulers, present lives. Oxford: Routledge.
  • (2004) China’s Campaign to Open Up the West. Cambridge: Cambridge UP.
  • David S G Goodman (2000) Social and Political Change in Revolutionary China. Lanham, Maryland, USA: Rowman & Littlefield.


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