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The government next door : neighborhoodpolitics in urban China

The government next door : neighborhoodpolitics in urban China

Author: Luigi Tomba
Publisher: Ithaca ; London : Cornell University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Luigi Tomba investigates how the goals of a government consolidated in a distant authority materialize in Chinese urban communities and citizens' everyday lives. -- Cornell University Press

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luigi Tomba
ISBN: 9780801452826 0801452821 9780801479359 0801479355 9781322504711 1322504717
OCLC Number: 1004452131
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Joseph Levenson Prize for Books in C.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 225 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: The Neighborhood Consensus1. Social Clustering: Neighborhoods and the Governing of Social Distinction2. Micro-Governing the Urban Crisis3. Housing and Social Engineering4. Contained Contention: Interests, Places, Community, and the State5. A Contagious Civilization: Community, Exemplarism, and SuzhiConclusion: Arenas of Contention and AccommodationNotesBibliographyIndex -- Cornell University Press
Responsibility: Luigi Tomba.


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