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Minor Arts of Daily Life Popular Culture in Taiwan

ISBN-10: 0824828003
ISBN-13: 9780824828004
Edition: 2004
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
Background: A History Troubled and Glorious
Taiwan's History: An Introductionp. 3
Religion and Ritual: The Celebration of Belief and Doubt
Fowl Play: Chicken-Beheading Rituals and Dispute Resolution in Taiwanp. 35
Pop in Hell: Chinese Representations of Purgatory in Taiwanp. 50
An Emerging Public Sphere: Saying Now What Could Not Be Said Before
From Hidden Kingdom to Rainbow Community: The Making of Gay and Lesbian Identity in Taiwanp. 67
Taiwan's Mass-Mediated Crisis Discourse: Pop Politics in an Era of Political TV Call-in Showsp. 89
Economic Life: Money and Meaning
The Other Woman in Your Home: Social and Racial Discourses on "Foreign Maids" in Taiwanp. 111
Hot and Noisy: Taiwan's Night Market Culturep. 129
Disciplined Bodies in Direct Selling: Amway and Alternative Economic Culture in Taiwanp. 150
Entertainment and the Audience: Living for the Moment and Moments for the Living
Baseball, History, the Local and the Global in Taiwanp. 175
Yang-Sucking She-Demons: Penetration, Fear of Castration, and Other Freudian Angst in Modern Chinese Cinemap. 204
Notesp. 219
Glossary of Terms and Abbreviationsp. 237
Glossary of Charactersp. 241
Referencesp. 247
Contributorsp. 269
Indexp. 271
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