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Doing the Unthinkable: Scientifically Legitimating Party Intrusion in the 1950s

Miriam Gross

in Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter argues that scientifically oriented rural campaigns were a key mechanism for legitimating the unpopular and incomprehensible socialist construction efforts of the Communist Party in the ... More


Scientific Consolidation in the Late 1960s and 1970s

Miriam Gross

in Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the influence of grassroots science on political consolidation in the countryside during the late 1960s and 1970s, after the new rural elementary-education system produced a large ... More


Conclusion

Miriam Gross

in Farewell to the God of Plague: Chairman Mao's Campaign to Deworm China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288836
eISBN:
9780520963641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288836.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book finds that the Maoist medical model disseminated around the world is not how this model actually worked. The conclusion delineates the true Maoist medical model’s four components: ... More


Hong Kong

Christopher M. Bruner

in Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. Consisting of the Kowloon Peninsula and 263 islands at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta in the ... More


‘Jus Gentium’ and the Law of Nature in Asia (1956)

C. H. Alexandrowicz

in The Law of Nations in Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198766070
eISBN:
9780191820649
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198766070.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the development of the law of nations in Asia. China, for instance, developed their own notions of inter-state law and practice with a strong emphasis on the institution of ... More


The Innocent Worthy Victim Frame: Comparing Trafficking and Coercive Sterilization/Abortion

Meghana Nayak

in Who Is Worthy of Protection?: Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199397624
eISBN:
9780199397648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199397624.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter posits that asylum seekers fleeing trafficking and coercive sterilization/abortion, two different types of violence, face similar expectations of offering a narrative about “innocence.” ... More


Collective Identities, Shifting Population Membership, and Niche Construction Theory: implications from Taiwanese and Chinese empirical evidence

Melissa J. Brown

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

That ethnic populations can change membership challenges a theoretical concept of population to explain such dynamics. Regime changes and mass migrations have expanded and contracted the historical ... More


Linking Late-Imperial and Early Modern Population Dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley: an analysis of Xiaoji township

Mark Elvin

in Population in the Human Sciences: Concepts, Models, Evidence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199688203
eISBN:
9780191767500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688203.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents a reconstruction of mortality, nuptiality, and fertility dynamics in the Lower Yangzi Valley from the early nineteenth to the second quarter of the twentieth century. Principal ... More


Global Rebalancing and Instability

Andrew Farlow

in Crash and Beyond: Causes and Consequences of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199578016
eISBN:
9780191808623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199578016.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter focuses on the emergence of new configurations of economic power and new potentials for economic instability in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008. Whereas economic growth was low, ... More


Industrialization in China

Kevin Hjortshøj O’Rourke and Jeffrey Gale Williamson

in The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198753643
eISBN:
9780191815232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753643.003.0009
Subject:
History, Economic History, World Modern History

This chapter views industrial growth in China over the last 150 years as an ongoing process through which firms acquired and deepened manufacturing capabilities. Two factors have been consistently ... More


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