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Emily Hannum's Select Publications


Hannum, Emily, and Albert F. Park. 2007. Education and reform in China. New York, NY : Routledge.

Fuller, Bruce, and Emily Hannum. 2002. Schooling and social capital in diverse cultures. JAI, Boston.

Journal Articles

Hannum, Emily, Edward Norton, and Lisa M. Powell. 2011. "Direct and indirect effects of body weight on adult wages." Economics & Human Biology, 9(4): 381-392. DOI. Abstract.

Zhang, Yuping, Grace Kao, and Emily Hannum. 2007. "Do mothers in rural China practice gender equality in educational aspirations for their children?" Comparative Education Review, 51(2): 131-157. DOI.

Yu, Shengchao, and Emily Hannum. 2007. "Food for thought: Poverty, family nutritional environment, and children's educational performance in rural China." Sociological Perspective, 50(1): 53-77. DOI. Abstract.

Hannum, Emily, and Meiyan Wang. 2006. "Geography and educational inequality in China." China Economic Review, 17(3): 253-265. DOI. Abstract.

Sargent, T., and Emily Hannum. 2005. "Keeping teachers happy: Job satisfaction among primary school teachers in rural northwest China." Comparative Education Review, 49(2): 173-204. DOI.

Adams, J., and Emily Hannum. 2005. "Children's social welfare in China, 1989-1997: Access to health insurance and education." China Quarterly, 181: 100-121. DOI. Abstract.

Hannum, Emily, and C. Buchmann. 2005. "Global educational expansion and socio-economic development: An assessment of finds from the social sciences." World Development, 33(3): 333-354. DOI. Abstract.

Hannum, Emily. 2005. "Market transition, educational disparities, and family strategies in rural China: New evidence on gender stratification and development." Demography, 42(2): 275-299. Abstract.

Hannum, Emily. 2003. "Poverty and Basic Education in Rural China: Villages, Households, and Girls' and Boys' Enrollment." Comparative Education Review, 47(2): 141-159.

Hannum, Emily. 2002. "Educational Stratification by Ethnicity in China: Enrollment and Attainment in the Early Reform Years." Demography, 39(1): 95-117. Abstract.

Hannum, Emily, and Albert F. Park. 2002. "Educating China's Rural Children in the 21st Century." Harvard China Review, 3(2): 8-14.

Stash, Sharon Khatry-Chhetri, and Emily Hannum. 2001. "Who Goes to School? Educational Stratification by Gender, Caste, and Ethnicity in Nepal." Comparative Education Review, 45(3): 354-378.

Buchmann, C., and Emily Hannum. 2001. "Education and Stratification in Developing Countries: a Review of Theories and Research." Annual Review of Sociology, 27: 77-102. Abstract.


Fuller, Bruce, and Emily Hannum. 2004. "Inequality across societies." In Inequality Across Societies: Families, Schools and Persisting Stratification edited by David Baker. Amersterdam: JAI.

Hannum, Emily, and Bruce Fuller. 2004. "Commentary : Educational stratification in Asia." In Inequality Across Societies: Families, Schools and Persisting Stratification edited by David Baker. Amsterdame: JAI.

Fuller, Bruce, and Emily Hannum. 2002. "Scaffolding for achievement? Institutional foundations of social capital." In Schooling and Social Capital in Diverse Cultures edited by Bruce Fuller and Emily Hannum. Boston: JAI.

Hannum, Emily. 2001. "Commentaries." In Unequal Schools, Unequal Chances: The Challenges to Educational Opportunity in the Americas at the End of the 20th Century edited by Fernando Reimers. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.