This paper considers how the middle class in China protects its interests against state and social actors by examining homeowners' defense of their rights. The study suggests that members of the Chinese middle class are largely moderate because of their intention to maintain the political order and limited ability to stage disruptive action.
Research Article| October 01 2005
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Yongshun Cai; China's Moderate Middle Class: The Case of Homeowners' Resistance. Asian Survey 1 October 2005; 45 (5): 777–799. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.5.777
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