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China today : economic reforms, social cohesion, and collective identies /
edited by Taciana Fisac and Leila Fernández-Stembridge.
imprint
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
description
xiv, 272 p. : ill.
ISBN
0415312671 (alk. paper)
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imprint
London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
isbn
0415312671 (alk. paper)
catalogue key
5020876
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This volume thoroughly analyzes several important aspects of today's China including economic changes, the search for a social compact in urban China and the problem of nation building and collective identities.
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This volume thoroughly analyzes several important aspects of today's China: economic changes, the search for a social compact in urban China, the identification of new social conflicts that coexist in the dialects of control and cohesion, and the problem of nation building and collective identities. The authorship is largely made up of renowned scholars of China from Europe, and there are also contributions from authors from the United States, Mainland China and Taiwan.
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The authors analyse aspects of today's China, including economic changes, the search for a social compact in urban China, the identification of new social conflicts that coexist with the dialectics of control & cohesion, & the problem of nation building and collective identities.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. xi
Economic Perspectives and State-Owned Enterprise Reformsp. 1
State Enterprise Restructuringp. 3
China's 'Compatible Opening'p. 28
Reshaping the Social Compact in Urban Chinap. 53
Stabilizing Potential Instabilityp. 55
Old Working Class, New Working Classp. 77
The Development of the Urban Housing Marketp. 105
Social Conflicts, Control and Cohesionp. 121
Norms, Police and the Problems of Controlp. 123
Social Anomie and Political Discourse in Contemporary Chinap. 149
Overseas Chinese Associations Building Up a National Identityp. 173
References and Further Readingp. 192
Nation Building and Collective Identitiesp. 195
Collective Identity and Nationalism in Europe and Chinap. 197
Notesp. 217
The Rise of a Hong Kong Identityp. 222
Consolidating Taiwan's New Democracy amid Competing National Identitiesp. 240
Indexp. 268
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