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Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

SanSan Kwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Kinesthetic City takes as its premise the idea that moving bodies, place, history, and identity are mutually productive. Analyzing both everyday movement and contemporary concert dance ... More


Black Friday

Stephen G. Craft

in American Justice In Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166353
eISBN:
9780813166629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166353.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 9 describes the events of May 24, following Reynolds's controversial acquittal. After Liu's widow, Ao Tehua, arrived in front of the American embassy gates, protesting the verdict and ... More


Conclusion

Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

in The Dynamics of Beijing-Hong Kong Relations: A Model for Taiwan?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099081
eISBN:
9789882207547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099081.003.0011
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter concludes that mainlandization of HKSAR is inevitable because of the rapid globalization of China and because of the political correctness of Beijing's clientelist rulers and supporters ... More


Mixing Memory and Desire

Mahlon Meyer

in Remembering China from Taiwan: Divided Families and Bittersweet Reunions after the Chinese Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083862
eISBN:
9789882209091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Recounts nationalist soldiers and civilians, in defeat, realizing they are stuck on Taiwan and their attempts to mingle with locals, marry and make a place for themselves amidst the dread of loss and ... More


Taipei as Shinjuku’s Other

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mukokuseki (literally, “nation-less”), is the practice of crossing, hybridization, and co-production. This chapter focuses on the concept of mukokuseki in the spatial imagination of Japanese gangster ... More


Collective Action toward a Sustainable City: Citizens’ Movements and Environmental Politics in Taipei

Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Liu Hwa-Jen

in Livable Cities?: Urban Struggles for Livelihood and Sustainability

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230248
eISBN:
9780520935976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230248.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents two stories of community mobilization in Taipei: defending living space and birth of a five-hectare city park, Nos. 14–15 Park. These two vignettes show both the successes and ... More


Four Asian Tigers

Geok Chin Ivy Tan, John Chi-Kin Lee, Tzuchau Chang, and Chankook Kim

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes innovative approaches, both within schools and across multiple sectors, to urban environmental education in the highly urbanized environments of Singapore, Hong Kong, Taipei, ... More


Vibrating with Taipei: Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and National Kinesthesia

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The chapter begins with an investigation of the interrelationships among bodies, cities, histories and Chineseness-es in Taipei. Chapter one explores the everyday experience of moving through Taipei ... More


Epilogue: Kinesthetic City

SanSan Kwan

in Kinesthetic City: Dance and Movement in Chinese Urban Spaces

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199921515
eISBN:
9780199980390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199921515.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter concludes the book with a discussion of a dance piece by choreographer Cheng-chieh Yu. Yu's piece, Hood, Veil, Shoes was commissioned by a Taiwan dance company and is inspired by Yu's ... More


Promoting private interest by public hands?: The gentrification of public lands by housing policies in Taipei City

Liling Huang

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter stresses the role of the high percentage of public lands located in the city center and their influence on gentrification in Taipei, Taiwan. It discusses how due to de-regulation a large ... More


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