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Popular China Unofficial Culture in a Globalizing Society

ISBN-10: 0742510794

ISBN-13: 9780742510791

Edition: 2001

Authors: Perry Link, Richard P. Madsen, Paul G. Pickowicz

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Description:

This volume explores the search for meaning among people in China today. The subjects of these essays span the social spectrum from hip young entrepreneurs to sweatshop workers and homeless beggars.
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Tables and Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
"I Believe You Can Fly": Basketball Culture in Postsocialist China
Corruption in Popular Culture
Village Voices, Urban Activists: Women, Violence, and Gender Inequality in Rural China
Shunkouliu: Popular Satirical Sayings and Popular Thought
The Rich, the Laid-off, and the Criminal in Tabloid Tales: Read All about It!
The New Chinese Woman and Lifestyle Magazines in the Late 1990s
The Culture of Survival: Lives of Migrant Workers through the Prism of Private Letters
The Chinese Enterprising Self: Young, Educated Urbanites and the Search for Work
Beggars in the Socialist Market Economy
When a House Becomes His Home
In Love and Gay
Urban Experiences and Social Belonging among Chinese Rural Migrants
Chinese Glossary
Index
About the Contributors