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Observational Fortunes

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

With Thomas Gouye's publication of their scientific labors, China Jesuits finally achieved a textual presence appropriate to the academic persona they sought to embody. After returning to France in ... More


Familiar Letters and Familiar Faces

in Sojourners in a Strange Land: Jesuits and Their Scientific Missions in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226355597
eISBN:
9780226355610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355610.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The mixed legacy of the intense image-making that characterized the first century of the Society of Jesus's presence in the Middle Kingdom underwrites the reappearance of the various personae of the ... More


Rising China's Influence in Developing Asia

Evelyn Goh (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780198758518
eISBN:
9780191818417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758518.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Rising China has been reshaping world order for the last two decades, but this volume argues that we cannot accurately understand rising China’s global impacts without first investigating whether and ... More


Shoddy, Fake, or Harmful: Smuggled Goods and Entangled Illegalities in a Vietnamese Border Market

Kirsten W. Endres

in The Architecture of Illegal Markets: Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198794974
eISBN:
9780191836442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794974.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

In the late 1980s, after more than ten years of hostility, Vietnam and China resumed normal relations and reopened their border for trade. New livelihood opportunities opened up, drawing many lowland ... More


An Evaluative Biography of Cynical Realism and Political Pop

Svetlana Kharchenkova and Olav Velthuis

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

This chapter illustrates different regimes of justification by tracing the evaluative biography of two Chinese contemporary art styles, in order to explain their artistic and commercial success. The ... More


The Green Team: Government and Business

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The chapter examines the role of government in green industries from 1980 to the present, using the examples of waste management and wind and solar energy. In waste, privatization and more stringent ... More


Experiences from India and Abroad

V. Santhakumar, Namita Gupta, and Rama Murthy Sripada

in Schooling for All: Can We Neglect the Demand?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199467051
eISBN:
9780199087167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467051.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter summarizes the experience of other countries and a few states in India which have been relatively successful in creating demand for schooling from most sections of the society. The ... More


The Snow of Memory

Mutsuo Takahashi

in Twelve Views from the Distance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672776
eISBN:
9781452948157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672776.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter talks about Takahashi Mutsuo’s childhood, beginning with a memory of the snowy day Mutsuo and his mother, Hisako, took a photograph together. It is followed by a description of events ... More


The Various Types of Sea

Mutsuo Takahashi

in Twelve Views from the Distance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672776
eISBN:
9781452948157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672776.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter describes Takahashi Mutsuo’s relationship with her mother, Hisako, after she returned from China. It talks about Mutsuo’s feelings that developed during Hisako’s absence, comparing the ... More


Media Ownership and Concentration in Taiwan

Yu-li Liu, Yuntsai Chou, Kuo-feng Tseng, Ru-Shou Robert Chen, Yi-hsuan Chiang, Ping-Hung Chen, and Chun-Fa Chuang

in Who Owns the World's Media?: Media Concentration and Ownership around the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199987238
eISBN:
9780190210182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199987238.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes media ownership and concentration in Taiwan. Following an overview of the Taiwanese media landscape, the rest of the chapter focuses on print media (newspapers, book ... More


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