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Restless China

Author: E Perry Link; Richard Madsen; Paul Pickowicz
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Perry Link; Richard Madsen; Paul Pickowicz
ISBN: 9781442215108 1442215100 9781442215115 1442215119
OCLC Number: 822018943
Description: vii, 290 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Legacies. When things go wrong : accidents and the legacy of the Mao era in today's China / Jeremy Brown ; "The only reliability is that these guys aren't reliable!" : the business culture of red capitalism / X.L. Ding ; Political humor in postsocialist China : transnational and still funny / Paul G. Pickowicz --
A new electronic community. From grass-mud equestrians to rights-conscious citizens : language and thought on the Chinese Internet / Perry Link and Xiao Qiang ; Han Han and the public / Yang Lijun ; Are you the one? : the competing public voices of China's post-1980s generation / Shuyu Kong --
Values. The sacred and the holy : religious power and cultural creativity in China today / Richard P. Madsen ; An invisible path : "Urban Buddhists" in Beijing and their search for meaning / David Moser ; Chinese youth : hot romance and cold calculation / William Jankowiak --
Global standards. A collapsing natural environment? / Su Xiaokang and Perry Link ; Awash in money and searching for excellence : the restlessness of Chinese universities / Hsiung Ping-chen ; Food safety and social risk in contemporary China / Yunxiang Yan.
Responsibility: edited by Perry Link, Richard P. Madsen, and Paul G. Pickowicz.

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[An] excellent interdisciplinary collection with chapters on everything from courtship to consumerism. * The Wall Street Journal * The book's material, culled from personal interviews, Read more...

 
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