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With regards to terminology, "sociology in China" needs to be distinguished from "sociology of China" and "Chinese sociology". "Sociology of China" refers to sociological approaches (linked to Max Weber, Marcel Granet, Maurice Freedman, Wolfram Eberhard, and others…

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Gransow, Bettina, “Sociology”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of China, Managing Editor English Edition: Daniel Leese. Consulted online on 18 November 2017
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004168633, 20121018

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