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China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

James Stent

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

China’s Banking Transformation explains how Chinese banks work, analyzes their strengths and weaknesses, and sets forth the challenges they face in a slowing economy. Based on his twelve years of ... More


Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family

Yi Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824846770
eISBN:
9780824872168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846770.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Based on field data collected in Fuyuan County, Yunnan Province since 2002, this in-depth ethnography provides a comprehensive analysis of the formation, operation, and evolvement of the current ... More


The Perfect Dictatorship: China in the 21st Century

Stein Ringen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208937
eISBN:
9789888313877
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208937.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

The Chinese system is like no other known to man, now or in history. This book explains how the system works and where it may be moving. Drawing on Chinese and international sources, on extensive ... More


Enclave to Urbanity: Canton, Foreigners, and Architecture from the Late Eighteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries

Johnathan Andrew Farris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208876
eISBN:
9789888313679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208876.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Cross-cultural relations are spatial relations. Enclave to Urbanity is the first book in English that examines how the architecture and the urban landscape of Guangzhou framed the relations between ... More


Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Louie Kam (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the ... More


Oil and Water: Being Han in Xinjiang

Tom Cliff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226359939
eISBN:
9780226360270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360270.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The experience of being Han in Xinjiang is part of the broader experience of migration and frontier settlement in PRC-era China. Drawing on analysis of history, biography, and social structure, Oil ... 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


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


Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Jun Kimura

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book clarifies the dynamics of shipbuilding traditions evolved in East Asia, explained based on the detailed investigations of excavated ships in the region. The previous shipwreck study in East ... More


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