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Remitting to the Enemy: Transnational Family Finances and Foreign Policy

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how traditional Chinese family remittances became a battleground between Nationalist China and Communist China and how transnational families were made to serve the foreign ... More


Cold War Hostages: Repatriation Policy and the Sino-American Ambassadorial Talks

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the repatriation of detained nationals in the 1950s forced the United States and Communist China to engage in ambassadorial talks and became a means for both Communist China ... More


Chinese Migrants as Cold Warriors: Immigration and Deportation in the 1950s

Meredith Oyen

in The Diplomacy of Migration: Transnational Lives and the Making of U.S.-Chinese Relations in the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700149
eISBN:
9781501701474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700149.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Chinese immigration to the United States during the 1950s as well as the dilemma of deportation in the context of closed borders to explain how the Cold War made it necessary ... More


Buddhist Efforts for the Reconciliation of Buddhism and Marxism in the Early Years of the People’s Republic of China

Xue Yu

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Xue Yu’s chapter offers the most detailed account to date of how the national Buddhist leaders who stayed in Communist China in 1949 attempted to meet the CCP on their ideological ground and identify ... More


The Flawed Architect: Henry Kissinger and American Foreign Policy

Jussi M. Hanhimaki

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195172218
eISBN:
9780199849994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172218.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Henry Kissinger dominated American foreign relations like no other figure in recent history. He negotiated an end to American involvement in the Vietnam War, opened relations with Communist China, ... More


A Cultural History of Same-Sex Desire in China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By elucidating the historic continuities of diverse, malleable, ambiguous, and fluid sexual imaginations in China, chapter 1 critiques the postsocialist construction of heteronormativity and the ... More


The Communist Dismantling of Temple and Monastic Buddhism in Suzhou

Jan Kiely

in Recovering Buddhism in Modern China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231172769
eISBN:
9780231541107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Jan Kiely’s chapter on early 1950s Suzhou is the first archivally-based study to illustrate how the dismantling of institutional Buddhism in the early PRC was actually carried out and also considers ... More


The El Dorado of Commerce: China’s Billion Bellies

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the emergence of communism in 1949 China influenced and determined the Vietnam and Korean wars. It centers on the so-called metaphorics of America’s “China watching,” ... More


Epilogue 笑死‎

Christopher Rea

in Age of Irreverence: A New History of Laughter in China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520283848
eISBN:
9780520959590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283848.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Every form of laughter surveyed in this book survived, in some form, the succession of events that ended the 1930s heyday of humor. The declared war with Japan that began in 1937, the civil war that ... More


Bodies of Difference: Experiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China

Matthew Kohrman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520226449
eISBN:
9780520935563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226449.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book chronicles the story of disability's emergence as an area of significant sociopolitical activity in contemporary China. Attentive to how bodies are embedded in discourse, history, and ... More


Leninism and Pragmatism of China’s Communist Party

James Stent

in China's Banking Transformation: The Untold Story

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190497033
eISBN:
9780190497064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190497033.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

China’s Communist Party fits within an Asian governance model, in which government dominance over society is more powerful than it is in Anglo-American political models. Party is a foreign import, ... More


Contemporary Issues in State-Religion Relations

André Laliberté

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/9780199731398.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the evolving approaches adopted by the Chinese Communist Party in its attitude toward different religions, as well as the different policies of other entities with Chinese ... More


How One Korea Became Two

Walter C. Clemens

in North Korea and the World: Human Rights, Arms Control, and Strategies for Negotiation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167466
eISBN:
9780813167756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167466.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Clemens explains that the U.S did little to help Korea become an independent and united member of the world community. However, when the North invaded the South in 1950, US forces led the fight ... More


The Institutional Framework of Sino-African Relations

Ian Taylor

in China-Africa and an Economic Transformation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198830504
eISBN:
9780191868696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830504.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chinese policy towards Africa is mediated through an array of different actors and institutions, which complicates the ability of Beijing to see through specific policy pronouncements. Liberalization ... More


The Changing Political Context

Dean Aszkielowicz

in The Australian Pursuit of Japanese War Criminals, 1943-1957: From Foe to Friend

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390724
eISBN:
9789888390427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390724.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the early years of the Australian trials, the international political context was favourable. The U.S. led Occupation of Japan was focused on reforming or punishing Japan. The threat of ... More


Environmental Governance Framework

Charles R. McElwee

in Environmental Law in China: Mitigating Risk and Ensuring Compliance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390018
eISBN:
9780190259730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390018.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses China's environmental governance framework which includes the Constitution, national government, and Communist Party of China. It also describes the lawmaking process in China.


China: Limiting and Regularizing Top Political Power

Zhengxu Wang and Anastas Vangeli

in The Politics of Presidential Term Limits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198837404
eISBN:
9780191874109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837404.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In China, the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s rules govern the terms and tenures of party and state leaders. This chapter recounts the evolution of the party-state’s term-related rules from the Mao ... More


Introduction

Philip L. Wickeri

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/9780199731398.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Religion has undergone remarkable growth in the Chinese world over the past few decades. This introductory chapter explains the conceptual framework that underpins the material presented in the book ... More


Changing Course on the Kuomintang

Kenton Clymer

in A Delicate Relationship: The United States and Burma/Myanmar since 1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454486
eISBN:
9781501701023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454486.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter studies a series of angry telegrams pertaining to the Kuomintang (KMT) issue. Ambassador William Sebald reported that the KMT was a constant threat to security, since it creates an ... More


The Mirage of Safety

Eswar S. Prasad

in Gaining Currency: The Rise of the Renminbi

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190631055
eISBN:
9780190631086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190631055.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter draws a distinction between a reserve currency and a safe haven currency, one that investors turn to for safety during times of financial turmoil. The chapter identifies the ... More


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