Sociology for Change

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Social Transformations in Chinese Societies is the official annual of The Hong Kong Sociological Association. It publishes articles of original research that addresses theoretical, methodological, or substantive issues of sociological significance about social transformations in Chinese societies. The focus is mainly on Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, the Mainland, Singapore, and Chinese overseas. Review essays of exceptionally high quality are also welcome.
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Overview

Social Transformations in Chinese Societies is the official annual of The Hong Kong Sociological Association. It publishes articles of original research that addresses theoretical, methodological, or substantive issues of sociological significance about social transformations in Chinese societies. The focus is mainly on Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, the Mainland, Singapore, and Chinese overseas. Review essays of exceptionally high quality are also welcome.
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Yanjie Bian is Professor and Head in the Division of Social Science and Director of the Survey Research Center, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has published on work, social stratification, and social networks in contemporary China.
Chan Kwok-bun is Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Sociology, and Director of the David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University. His current research interests are in migration, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism, and diasporas; ethnic identities and ethnicities; business networks and ethnic capitalism; medical sociology; and family and marriage. (ckb@hkbu.edu.hk)
Cheung Tak-sing is Professor at the Department of Sociology of the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His current research interests are Confucianism, modernity and Chinese social thought. (takscheung@cuhk.edu.hk)

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Table of Contents

Volume 2:
From the Editors Authors’ Biographies Special Focus: Sociology for Change Guest Editor: KU HOK-BUN

Hopeful Sociology for Change - KU HOK-BUN Toward a Hopeful Sociology - RICHARD MADSEN Religion and the (Second) Axial Age: Comments on Richard Madsen - CHAN HOI-MAN Chinese Religion and the Modern Moral Order: Comments on Richard Madsen - CHAN SHUN-HING Rejoinder to Chan and Chan - RICHARD MADSEN Public Sociology on a Global Scale - MICHAEL BURAWOY Voices from the Margin - LUI TAI-LOK A Will to Public Sociolgy: Parrhesia or Dialectical Regression? - PUN NGAI Articles:
Chinese Immigrant Women in Canada: From Professional to Family Careers - JANET SALAFF AND ARENT GREVE Global Transformations and the Rising Force of Transparency: With Special Reference to the Recent Development in Four Chinese Societies - BURKART HOLZNER AND LESLIE HOLZNER Where is the Stork? A Sociological Insight on Barriers to Fertility in Singapore - PAULIN T STRAUGHAN, ANGELIQUE CHAN & GAVIN JONES Decentering: The Rise of Hong Kong as a Network Society - WONG SIU-LUN Review Essay:
Chinese Business Networks and Chinese Entrepreneurship: Myths and Partial Truths - CHU YIN-WAH Book Reviews:
In the Name of Harmony and Prosperity: Labor and Gender Politics in Taiwan's Economic Restructuring - TAM YUEK-MUI Hong Kong’s Tortuous Democratization: A Comparative Analysis - ALEX CHAN WO-SHUN Unstructuring Chinese Society: The Fictions of Colonial Practice and the Changing Realities of "Land" in the New Territories of Hong Kong - ALAN SMART The State and Life Chances in Urban China: Redistribution and Stratification, 1949-1994 - WU XIAOGANG Moral Politics in a South Chinese Village: Responsibility, Reciprocity, and Resistance - WU KAMING Made in China: Women Factory Workers in a Global Workplace - JANET SALAFF State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies - CHERIS CHAN SHUN-CHING Colours of Money, Shades of Pride: Historicities and Moral Politics in Industrial Conflicts in Hong Kong - SHAE WAN-CHAW Notice to Contributors Notice to Subscribers

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