Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance / Edition 1

Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance / Edition 1

by Elizabeth J. Perry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415223342

ISBN-13: 9780415223348

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415223348
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Series:
Asia's Transformations Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 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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