Whither China?: Intellectual Politics in Contemporary China

Whither China?: Intellectual Politics in Contemporary China

by Xudong Zhang
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822326485

ISBN-13: 9780822326489

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

About the Author

Xudong Zhang is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies at New York University.

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About the Author

Xudong Zhang is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies at New York University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822326489
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Science and Cultural Theory Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface....................vii
1. The Making of the Post-Tiananmen Intellectual Field: A Critical Overview, Xudong Zhang....................1
2. Debating Liberalism and Democracy in China in the 1990s, Gan Yang....................79
3. Whither China? The Discourse on Property Rights Reform in China, Zhiyuan Cui....................103
4. The Changing Role of Government in China, Shaoguang Wang....................123
5. Contemporary Chinese Thought and the Question of Modernity, Wang Hui....................161
Post-Tiananmen Art....................199
6. King Kong in Hong Kong: Watching the "Handover" from the U.S.A., Rey Chow....................211
7. The Burdens of History: Lin Zexu (1959) and The Opium War (1997), Rebecca E. Karl....................229
8. Mao to the Market, Peter Hitchcock....................263
9. Chinese Consumerism and the Politics of Envy: Cargo in the 1990s?, Louisa Schein....................285
10. Nationalism, Mass Culture, and Intellectual Strategies in Post-Tiananmen China, Xudong Zhang....................315
11. Street Scenes of Subalternity: China, Globalization, and Rights, Michael Dutton....................349
Appendix In the Tiger's Lair: Socialist Everydayness Enters the Market Economy in Post-Mao China, Harry D. Harootunian,....................371
Contributors....................383
Index....................385

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