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Governance of life in Chinese moral experience : the quest for an adequate life

Author: Everett Zhang; Arthur Kleinman; Weiming Tu
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
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The last 30 years in China have witnessed tremendous changes, primarily as a result of the shift in focus€by the state from class struggle to economic development. China soon eliminated the threat of famine and the rationing of food in the first decade of the reform era and increased its GDP per capita€ by 41% between 1978 and 2006. The average annual GDP growth rate during the same period is about three times the  Read more...
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Governance of life in Chinese moral experience.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
(DLC) 2010026786
(OCoLC)641535795
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Everett Zhang; Arthur Kleinman; Weiming Tu
ISBN: 9780203834398 0203834399
OCLC Number: 705929958
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 278 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Governmentality in China; --
Part I: Min yi shi wei tian: (People regard food as top priority); --
1 Feeding the revolution: Public mess halls and coercive commensality in Maoist China; --
2 Recalling the Great Leap Famine and recourse to irony; --
3 The truth about the death toll of the Great Leap Famine in Sichuan: An analysis of Maoist sovereignty; --
Part II: The politics and morality of death.
Responsibility: edited by Everett Zhang, Arthur Kleinman, and Tu Weiming.
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