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Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

in Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book collects the published articles of Dr. Marjorie Topley, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the postwar period. Her ethnographic research in Singapore and Hong Kong ... More


Introduction

Rivke Jaffe

in Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction sets out the scope of the book: to explore how urban inequalities and the socio-spatial fragmentation of Caribbean cities both reflect and reinforce divergent discourses and ... More


Cantonese Society in Hong Kong and Singapore: Gender, Religion, Medicine and Money

Marjorie Topley

Jean DeBernardi (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028146
eISBN:
9789882206663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028146.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume contains published articles by the author, who was a pioneer in the field of social anthropology in the post-war period and also the first president of the revived Hong Kong Branch of the ... More


Coda

Rivke Jaffe

in Concrete Jungles: Urban Pollution and the Politics of Difference in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190273583
eISBN:
9780190273620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190273583.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment, Social Movements and Social Change

The Coda summarizes the implications of the study for studies of environmental justice. It argues that combating ecological vulnerability does not require excluding or exacerbating social ... More


Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Alex M. Nading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

It is easy to think of mosquitoes as enemies. They not only bite us but also transmit diseases, including dengue fever, the world’s most prevalent mosquito-borne illness. Routine house-to-house ... More


Spirituality in a Modern Chinese Metropolis

Lizhu Fan and James D. Whitehead

in Chinese Religious Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199731398
eISBN:
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731398.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the spirituality of the urban residents of Shenzhen, a new city just across the border from Hong Kong. As a prosperous metropolis with little history and no tradition, ... More


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