Privatizing China

Privatizing China

by Li Zhang
     
 

Privatizing China gives readers a grounded, fine-grained intimacy with the variety and complexity of everyday conduct in China's turbulent transformation.See more details below

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Privatizing China gives readers a grounded, fine-grained intimacy with the variety and complexity of everyday conduct in China's turbulent transformation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801473784
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1980
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Privatizing China: Powers of the Self, Socialism from Afar
by Aihwa Ong and Li Zhang

PART I. POWERS OF PROPERTY

Emerging Class Practices

1. Private Homes, Distinct Lifestyles: Performing a New Middle Class
by Li Zhang

2. Property Rights and Homeowner Activism in New Neighborhoods
by Benjamin L. Read

Accumulating Land and Money

3. Socialist Land Masters: The Territorial Politics of Accumulation
by You-tien Hsing

4. Tax Tensions: Struggles over Income and Revenue
by Bei Li and Steven M. Sheffrin

Negotiating Neoliberal Values

5. "Reorganized Moralism": The Politics of Transnational Labor Codes
by Pun Ngai

6. Neoliberalism and Hmong/Miao Transnational Media Ventures
by Louisa Schein

PART II.POWERS OF THE SELF

Taking Care of One's Health

7. Consuming Medicine and Biotechnology in China
by Nancy N. Chen

8. Should I Quit?: Tobacco, Fraught Identity, and the Risks of Governmentality
by Matthew Kohrman

9.Wild Consumption: Relocating Responsibilities in the Time of SARS
by Mei Zhan

Managing the Professional Self

10. Post-Mao Professionalism: Self-enterprise and Patriotism
by Lisa M. Hoffman

11. Self-fashioning Shanghainese: Dancing across Spheres of Value
by Aihwa Ong

Search for the Self in New Publics

12. Living Buddhas, Netizens, and the Price of Religious Freedom by Dan Smyer Yu

13. Privatizing Control: Internet Cafes in China
by Zhou Yongming

Afterword: Thinking Outside the Leninist Corporate Box
by Ralph A. Litzinger

Notes
Contributors
Index

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