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Next Brown Bag

Monday, Dec 7 at noon, 6050 ISR-Thompson
Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

Emily Hannum's Select Publications


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

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.

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.