Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance - Asia's Transformations (Hardback)
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Chinese Society: Change, Conflict and Resistance - Asia's Transformations (Hardback)

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Hardback 344 Pages / Published: 10/03/2010
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This bestselling introduction to Chinese society uses the themes of resistance and protest to explore the complexity of life in contemporary China. An interdisciplinary and international team of China scholars draw on perspectives from sociology, anthropology, psychology, history and political science and covers a broad range of issues.

Topics covered include:

labour and environmental disputesrural and ethnic conflictmigrationlegal challengesintellectual and religious dissidenceopposition to family planning.

The newly revised, third edition adds two new chapters on gender and the family, and the reform of the Hukou system thus providing a comprehensive text for both undergraduates and specialists in the field, encouraging the reader to challenge conventional images of contemporary Chinese society.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415560733
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition


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Reviews of the second editon:

'This first rate collection will be indispensable reading for Scholars of Chinese society. Each of the book's uniformly excellent well-written and substantive chapters open by providing enough historical background onits specific topic to make it comprehensible enough to advanced undergraduates as well as the general informed reader.' - The China Journal

'I would recommend to all serious students who wish to begin studying this country.' - China Perspectives

'Should be read by all serious scholars of contemporary China.' - Asian Affairs

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