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Understanding Chinese society : changes and transformations

Author: Eileen Yuk-Ha Tsang
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, [2016]
Series: Series on contemporary China, v. 37.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- : basic institutions of the Chinese societies -- The Chinese society in pre-reform China -- The institutional changes in post-reform China -- Socioeconomic changes in the Chinese societies -- Chinese family and kinship : yesterday and today -- Chinese women and education : better off in post-socialist China? -- Emergence of the Chinese new middle class -- Governmentality and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Yuk-Ha Tsang
ISBN: 9789814644853 9814644854
OCLC Number: 936225254
Description: xvi, 172 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Preface --
Introduction --
: basic institutions of the Chinese societies --
The Chinese society in pre-reform China --
The institutional changes in post-reform China --
Socioeconomic changes in the Chinese societies --
Chinese family and kinship : yesterday and today --
Chinese women and education : better off in post-socialist China? --
Emergence of the Chinese new middle class --
Governmentality and conspicuous consumption pattern --
Sociocultural changes in the Chinese societies --
Institutionalization of Guanxi (connections) --
Consumerism, the pursuit of beauty, and medical tourism --
The legacy of leftover ladies --
Masculinity crisis in post-reform China --
Caught up in corruption in post-reform China --
Popular culture, media, and society in post-reform China --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Series on contemporary China, v. 37.
Responsibility: Eileen Yuk-ha Tsang (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong).

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Before 1978, China was backward economically, politically, diplomatically and was extremely isolated.  Read more...

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