Jean-Louis Rocca

Full Professor
Phone: +33 (0) 1 58 71 70 19 -

Holds degrees in sociology, economics, Chinese and a Ph.D. from the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). Visiting professor at Renda University (2000-2002). Was based in Beijing as scientific advisor to the Antenne des Sciences Sociales et Humaines, Tsinghua University, before rejoining CERI in July 2011.
Works on the evolution of political relations in China at the local level from the perspective of social policies and popular opposition.

Main Publications

- La Chine en mouvement (avec Emilie Frenkiel), Paris, PUF, 2013.

- "Homeowners' Movements: Narratives on the Political Behaviours of the Middle Class" in David Goodman and Chen Minglu, Middle Class China, Edward Elgar, 2013, pp. 110-134.

- Une sociologie de la Chine, Paris, La Découverte, 2010, (Coll. Repères). Traduction en anglais A Sociology of Modern China, London, Hurst, 2015.

- La société chinoise vue par ses sociologues. Migrations, villes, classe moyenne, drogue, sida, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2008.

- « 'Old Working Class' Resistance in Capitalist China: A Ritualised Social Management (1995-2006) » in Khun Eng Khuah-Pearce and Gilles Guiheux (eds), Social Movements in China and Hong Kong. The Expansion of Protest Space, Amsterdam, Amsterdam University Press, 2009.

- « Power of Knowledge: The Imaginary Formation of the Chinese Middle Stratum in an Era of Growth and Stability », in Jaffrelot, Christophe, van der Veer, Peter, (eds.), Patterns of middle class consumption in India and China, Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Sage, 2008, pp. 127-139.

- La condition chinoise : capitalisme, mise au travail et résistances dans la Chine des réformes, Paris, Karthala, 2006.

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