China Studies

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Obedient Autonomy

Chinese Intellectuals and the Achievement of Orderly Life

UBC Press

This anthropological study of Chinese archaeologists shows how the discipline works within a Chinese social structure, and uncovers the complex underpinnings of that context.

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Gender and Change in Hong Kong

Globalization, Postcolonialism, and Chinese Patriarchy

UBC Press

This sophisticated collection of essays provides an innovative analysis of gender relations at the nexus of globalization, Chinese patriarchy, and post-colonialism in Hong Kong.

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Scars of War

The Impact of Warfare on Modern China

UBC Press

A forceful look at the long-term social and psychological impact of warfare on modern China’s civilian population.

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China in the 1990s, 2nd Edition

UBC Press

Now updated with a chapter-length afterword by the editors on the end of the Deng era and its aftermath, this book provides a comprehensive survey of a nation in transition.

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The Power of Words

Literacy and Revolution in South China, 1949-95

UBC Press

This social and political history of the struggle for literacy in rural China shows how China's revolutionary leaders conceived and promoted literacy in the countryside and how villagers made use of the literacy education they were offered.

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