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Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China

Megan Bryson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799546
eISBN:
9781503600454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799546.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book follows the transformations of the goddess Baijie, a deity worshiped in the Dali region of southwest China’s Yunnan Province, to understand how local identities developed in a Chinese ... More


The Supply Side of Security: A Market Theory of Military Alliances

Tongfi Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796965
eISBN:
9780804798594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796965.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

What are the factors that explain the bargaining power of a state in an alliance? This book offers answers to this question by explaining how the structure of the international system and domestic ... More


Scythe and the City: A Social History of Death in Shanghai

Christian Henriot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797467
eISBN:
9780804798747
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797467.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This monograph is the first book-length study of death in modern China. It examines what death represented in Chinese urban society and how the Chinese dealt with and managed death in a large urban ... More


Bound Feet, Young Hands: Tracking the Demise of Footbinding in Village China

Laurel Boussen and Hill Gates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804799553
eISBN:
9781503601079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799553.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book examines the once widespread practice of footbinding from the perspective of China’s gendered labor system. In contrast to the common belief that footbinding was motivated by the quest for ... More


State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Shuang Chen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The book explores the social economic processes of inequality produced by differential state entitlements. Drawing on uniquely rich source materials from central and local archives, the book provides ... More


Contested Embrace: Transborder Membership Politics in Twentieth-Century Korea

Jaeeun Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804797627
eISBN:
9780804799614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804797627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The incongruity between territory, citizenry, and nation has long preoccupied students of international migration, nationalism, and citizenship, including the state’s transborder relationship with ... More


From Iron Fist to Invisible Hand: The Uneven Path of Telecommunications Reform in China

Irene S. Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804759625
eISBN:
9780804779807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804759625.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This book uses telecommunications policy as a window to examine major contradictions in China's growth as an economic and political superpower. While China policy analysts wonder why the government ... More


Epilogue

Shuang Chen

in State-Sponsored Inequality: The Banner System and Social Stratification in Northeast China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799034
eISBN:
9781503601635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799034.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter provides an overview of the structural inequality created by the People’s Republic of China in the 1950s, especially that produced by the hukou household registration system. It shows ... More


Patronage and Power: Local State Networks and Party-State Resilience in Rural China

Ben Hillman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789363
eISBN:
9780804791618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789363.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Drawing on more than a decade of fieldwork in a rural southwest China county, this book examines the unwritten rules of Chinese officialdom and suggests that these rules have helped to hold the ... More


Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China

Manjari Chatterjee Miller

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804786522
eISBN:
9780804788434
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786522.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book uses colonialism as a lens to understand the foreign policy of countries that have undergone it, focusing specifically on the cases of India and China. Colonialism, although a hugely ... More


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