China Adapting the Past, Confronting the Future

ISBN-10: 0892641568
ISBN-13: 9780892641567
Edition: 2002
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Center for Chinese Studies Publications
Publication date: 12/31/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Joshua S. Mostow is professor of Asian studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is a contributor to Inventing the Classics: Modernity, National Identity, and Japanese Literature(Columbia, 2000).Kirk A. Denton, Bruce Fulton, and Sharalyn Orbaugh are associate editors of The Columbia Companion to Modern East Asian Literature.

Barry Naughton, an economist, is Professor and Sokwanlok Chair at the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of Growing Out of the Plan: Chinese Economic Reform, 1978--1993 and The Chinese Economy: Transitions and Growth (MIT Press). Wu Jinglian, one of the principal architects of China's economic reform, worked in the Institute of Economics of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and the State Council Development Research Center in China. He has held positions at Oxford, Stanford, Yale, and MIT.

Editor's Note
Preface
Geography and History
Introduction
Readings
China's Environmental History in World Perspective
The Uniting of China
Confucius
History and China's Revolution
A Proclamation Against the Bandits of Guangdong and Guangxi, 1854
The Boxer Uprising
The Chinese Enlightenment
Sun Yat-sen Opens the Whampoa Academy, 1924
Report on an Investigation of the Peasant Movement in Hunan
Collapse of Public Morale
American Exclusion Act, May 6, 1882
Chinese Anti-Foreignism, 1892
Suggestions for Further Reading
Politics
Introduction
Readings
The Beijing Upheaval of 1989
China Since Tiananmen Square
Human Rights in China
Chinese Nationalistic Writing in the 1990s
A Quiet Roar: China's Leadership Feels Threatened by a Sect Seeking Peace
China's Emerging Business Class: Democracy's Harbinger?
Village Elections: Democracy from the Bottom Up?
The Virus of Corruption
Suggestions for Further Reading
Society
Introduction
Readings
Family and Household
Home-cured Tobacco--A Tale of Three Generations in a Chinese Village
How Come You Aren't Divorced Yet?
Human Rights Trends and Coercive Family Planning
McDonald's in Beijing: The Localization of Americana
The Fengshui Resurgence in China
China's Catholics
Urban Spaces and Experiences of Qigong
Chinese Women in the 1990s: Images and Roles in Contention
Hey Coolie! Local Migrant Labor
Second Class Citizen / Homosexuals in Beijing
Elementary Education
Suggestions for Further Reading
Economy
Introduction
Readings
China 2020: Understanding the Present
Is a Rich Man Happier than a Free Man?
How to Reform a Planned Economy: Lessons from China
Rural-Urban Divide: Economic Disparities in China
Development in Chinese Corporate Finance
Suggestions for Further Reading
Culture
Introduction
Figures and Readings
Figures
Medicine
Autumn Night
Talks at the Yan'an Forum on Art and Literature
Sealed Off
The Unglovable Hands
On the Other Side of the Stream
Responsibility
On the Road at 18
Deathsong of the River
I Have Nothing
Playing for Thrills
The Revolution of Resistance
Fin de Siecle Splendor
Four Stanzas on Homesickness
Suggestions for Further Reading
Future Trends
Introduction
Readings
The New Guard
The Chinese Web Opens Portals to New Way of Life
The Chinese Future
Prospects for Democratization in China
The Fifth Modernization
Suggestions for Further Reading
Sources
The Editors
Index

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