A rational consideration of the building of a harmonious society in China during the transformation period
China society is undergoing a rapid transformation for the sake of development and the aim of the development is to build a harmonious society in China. The CPC Central Committee Decision on the Enhancement of the Party's Governance Capability, adopted at the Fourth Plenum of the 16th CPC Central Committee, brings forward an important new concept, namely to build a socialist harmonious society in China. Harmony has become the main social tendency of China during the period of strategic opportunity and it is the core content of the transformation of a revolutionary party to a ruling party to build a socialist harmonious society. The paper analyses the key points for the building of a harmonious society in China now from the point of view of sociology.