James Z. Lee
Chair Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
UM Colleague: Yu Xie
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Dr. Lee's research interests include Chinese history; Chinese society and economy; comparative demography and sociology of populations in the past (West Europe and East Asia); comparative demography and sociology of contemporary populations (China and Zambia); historical sociology; genealogy and genetics. His current work focuses on the historical demography of late imperial and contemporary China.
Lee, James Z., and Wang Feng. 2006. La population chinoise: mythes et réalités. [Montréal] : Presses de l'Université de Montréal. Publisher Link .
Bengtsson, Tommy, Cameron D. Campbell, and James Z. Lee. 2004. Life under Pressure : Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900. Boston, Mass : MIT Press. Abstract.
van Poppel, F. W. A., Michel Oris, and James Z. Lee. 2004. The Road to Independence : Leaving Home in Western and Eastern Societies, 16th-20th Centuries. New York : Peter Lang. Abstract.
Ding, Yizhuang, Shenyang Guo, James Z. Lee, and Cameron D. Campbell. 2003. Liaodong yimin de qiren shehui (Banner Society and the Settlement of Eastern Liaodong). Shanghai: Shanghai shehui kexue chubanshe.
Campbell, Cameron D., and James Z. Lee. 2008. "Kin networks, marriage, and social mobility in late imperial China." Social Science History, 32(2): 175-214. DOI. Abstract.
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