James Z. LEE (李中清)  PhD University of Chicago, 1983
Chair Professor
Dean of Humanities and Social Science
Ext : 7777
Tel : 2358-7777
Email : jqljzl
Room No : 3364
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Lee-Campbell Research Group


Research Interests
Late imperial and contemporary Chinese history; Comparative demography and sociology of populations in the past; Genealogical approaches to social science; Higher education and social stratification in China; Comparative inequality of wealth and opportunity in historical and contemporary China


Representative Publications

Ten Representative Publications
1. Hao Dong, Cameron Campbell, Satomi Kurosu, Wen-shan Yang, and James Z. Lee, "New Sources for Comparative Social Science: Historical Population Panel Data from East Asia." Demography (Accepted).

2. Xi Song, Cameron D. Campbell, James Z. Lee. 2015. ‘Ancestry Matters: Descent Line Growth And Extinction.’ American Sociological Review (June): 1-29.

3. 梁晨, 董浩, 李中清 (Chen Liang, Hao Dong, and James Z. Lee). 2015. “量化数据库与历史研究” (The Construction of Big Historical Data and New Directions in Historical Research.) 《历史研究》(Historical Research). Vol 2 (April): .

4. 梁晨, 張浩, 李兰, 阮丹青, 康文林, 李中清 (Liang Chen, Zhang Hao, Li Lan, Ruan Danqing, Cameron Campbell, Lee, James Z.). 2013. 无声的革命: 北京大学、苏州大学的学生社会来源 1949-2002 (Silent revolution: the social origins of Peking University and Soochow University undergraduates, 1949-2002). 北京:三联出版社.

5. 李中清 (James Z. Lee). 2012. 中国西南边疆的社会经济 (Society and economy on China’s southwestern frontier, 1250-1850). 北京:人民出版社.

6. Noriko Tsuya, Wang Feng, George Alter, James Z. Lee, et al. 2010. Prudence and Pressure: Reproduction and Human Agency in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

7. 定宜庄, 郭松义, 李中清, 康文林 (Ding Yizhuang, Guo Songyi, James Lee, and Cameron Campbell). 2004. 辽东移民的旗人社会 (Liaodong Banner-Settler Society). 上海:上海社会科学出版社。

8. Tommy Bengtsson, Cameron Campbell, James Z. Lee, et al. 2004. Life Under Pressure: Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Published in Chinese as 压力下的生活: 1700-1900年欧洲与亚洲的死亡率和生活水平. 北京:社会科学文献出版社, 2008.

9. James Z. Lee and Wang Feng. 1999. One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities, 1700-2000. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. Published in Chinese as 人类的四分之一:马尔萨斯的神话与中国现实 Beijing: Sanlian Shudian, 2000; in French as La population Chinoise: mythes and réalités (Chinese Population: Myths and Realities) Montreal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2006; and in Korean as 인류 사분의 일 Seoul: Sungkyunkwan University Press, 2013.

10. James Z. Lee and Cameron Campbell. 1997. Fate and Fortune in Rural China: Social Organization and Population Behavior in Liaoning 1774-1873. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.