Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance (Asia's Transformations Series) / Edition 3

Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance (Asia's Transformations Series) / Edition 3

by Elizabeth J. Perry
     
 

ISBN-10: 041556073X

ISBN-13: 9780415560733

Pub. Date: 04/15/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. An interdisciplinary and international team of China scholars draw on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political science and covers a broad range of issues.

Topics covered include:

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Overview

This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. An interdisciplinary and international team of China scholars draw on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political science and covers a broad range of issues.

Topics covered include:

  • labour and environmental disputes
  • rural and ethnic conflict
  • migration
  • legal challenges
  • intellectual and religious dissidence
  • opposition to family planning.

The newly revised, third edition adds two new chapters on gender and the family, and the reform of the Hukou system thus providing a comprehensive text for both undergraduates and specialists in the field, encouraging the reader to challenge conventional images of contemporary Chinese society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415560733
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/15/2010
Series:
Asia's Transformations Series
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reform and Resistance in Contemporary China 1. Rights & Resistance: The Changing Contexts of the Dissident Movement 2. The Revolution of Resistance 3. Pathways of Labor Activism 4. Contesting Rural Spaces: Land Disputes, Customary Tenure and the State 5. Conflict, Resistance, and the Reform of the Hukou System 6. The Externalities of Development: Can New Political Institutions Manage Rural Conflict? 7. Gender, Family and Resistance 8. Domination, Resistance and Accommodation in China's One-Child Campaign 9. Village Governance, Taxation and Resistence 10. Environmental Protests in Rural 11. Alter/Native Mongolian Identity: From Nationality to Ethnic Group 12. The New Cybersects: Popular Religion, Repression and Resistance 13. Chinese Christianity: Indigenization and Conflict

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