Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance / Edition 1by Elizabeth J. Perry
Pub. Date: 01/28/2000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
This introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. The book draws on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political science and covers a broad range of issues including women, labour, ethnic conflict and suicide. The new edition brings the text fully up to date, adding three new chapters on Falun Gong, Christianity and land struggles.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: Reform and Resistance in Contemporary China Elizabeth J Perry and Mark Selden 1. Rights and Resistance: The Changing Contexts of the Dissident Movement Minxin Pei 2. Pathways of Labour Insurgency Ching Kwan Lee 3. Gender Employment and Women's Resistance Wang Zheng 4. Migration, Hukou and Resistance in Reform China Hein Mallee 5. Domination, Resistance and Accommodation in China's One-Child Campaign Tyrene White 6. The 'Externalities of Development': Can New Political Institutions Manage Rural Conflict? David Zweig 7. Environmental Protests in Rural China Jun Jing 8. Religion as Resistance Stephan Feuchtwang 9. Ethnic Resistance with Socialist Characteristics Uradyn E Bulag 10. The Revolution of Resistance Geremie R Barme 11. Suicide as Resistance in Chinese Society Sing Lee and Arthur Kleinman
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