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Management and prevention of SARS in China

Nanshan Zhong and Guangqiao Zeng

in SARS: A case study in emerging infections

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198568193
eISBN:
9780191718175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568193.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

SARS originated from the Guangdong province of China where it emerged in the autumn of 2002. This chapter presents data that show that there may have been interspecies transmission between wild ... More


Introduction

Chris Bramall

in The Industrialization of Rural China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199275939
eISBN:
9780191706073
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275939.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

There is an extensive literature which discusses the growth of rural industry in China. However, these focus on the role played by changes to government policy. In doing so, historical factors are ... More


Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Helen F. Siu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Historians and anthropologists have long been interested in South China where powerful lineages and gendered hierarchies are juxtaposed with unorthodox trading cultures, multi-ethnic colonial ... More


RAIDING THE WILD FOR DELICACIES: The SARS Virus

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness: The Next SARS and West Nile in the Making

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195130348
eISBN:
9780199790166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses the SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) virus, which originated from Guangdong Province in China. Topics covered include symptoms, spread of the virus, and research on the ... More


Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women

Ching Kwan Lee

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211254
eISBN:
9780520920040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211254.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Yuk-ling, a busy Hong Kong mother of two, and Chi-ying, a young single woman from a remote village in northern China, work in electronics factories owned by the same foreign corporation, ... More


The Open Door

Chris Bramall

in Sources of Chinese Economic Growth, 1978-1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296973
eISBN:
9780191596018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296975.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

A feature of transition‐era China was the opening‐up of the economy to foreign trade and foreign direct investment. Both factors played a role in the growth process, especially in Guangdong province. ... More


Unruly People: Crime, Community, and State in Late Imperial South China

Robert J. Antony

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208951
eISBN:
9789888390052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208951.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Unruly People shows that in mid-Qing Guangdong banditry occurred mainly in the densely populated core Canton delta where state power was strongest, challenging the conventional wisdom that banditry ... More


Where Guangdong Meets Shanghai: Hong Kong Culture in a Trans-regional Context

May Bo Ching

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

To evaluate Hong Kong's positioning for its residents, past and present, a regional cultural context is essential. By the 1920s, established Guangdong merchants in Shanghai patronized their native ... More


Half the Sky:: Mobility and Late Socialist Reflections

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates the various mobility strategies of women in Guangdong during the Cultural Revolution. The Cultural Revolution is characterized by the unusual power of the official rhetoric ... More


Capital, Saving and Credit among Indigenous Rice Farmers and Immigrant Vegetable Farmers in Hong Kong’s New Territories: ([1964] 2007)*

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/9789888028146.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on master farmers growing rice or vegetables as principal crops. Specialization in vegetable-growing is largely the concern of immigrants, while indigenous farmers, that is ... More


Stepping out? Women in the Chaoshan Emigrant Communities, 1850–1950*

Helen F. Siu (ed.)

in Merchants' Daughters: Women, Commerce, and Regional Culture in South China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099692
eISBN:
9789882207189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines women in Chaozhou (eastern Guangdong) during the late imperial and early Republican periods. It uses Chaozhou as an example to argue firstly that economic determination cannot ... More


Recruitment

Edward J. M. Rhoads

in Stepping Forth into the World: The Chinese Educational Mission to the United States, 1872-81

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028863
eISBN:
9789882207424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028863.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

Two Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) branches were established in China — one in Shanghai (the Going Abroad Bureau) and the other, later on, in the United States. The first important task of the CEM ... More


Social Organization of the Labor Market in Hong Kong

Ching Kwan Lee

in Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211254
eISBN:
9780520920040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211254.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter turns to a parallel analysis of the labor market in Hong Kong. A comparison with the conditions in Shenzhen elucidates the role of the social organization of the labor market in ... More


Provincial Construction Industry Competitiveness in the Pan-Pearl River Delta

Yousong Wang, Pin Hou, Yihong Lin, and Yan Zhang

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter analyses the development of the construction industry in the Pan-Pearl River Delta (Pan-PRD). It establishes an assessment system, covering resources, processes, efficiency, and ... More


Drink Water, but Remember the Source: Moral Discourse in a Chinese Village

Ellen Oxfeld

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520260948
eISBN:
9780520945876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260948.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

While many have studied China's recent rise as an economic power, China itself does not exist solely in the economic realm. Ordinary Chinese still place intense value on moral obligations and the ... More


Regionally Coordinated Development and Planning in the Pearl River Delta

Baojun Yang and Dongxiao Jin

in China's Pan-Pearl River Delta: Regional Cooperation and Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028504
eISBN:
9789882206717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028504.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the Pearl River Delta Urban Cluster Coordinated Development Plan (2004–20) (UCCDP). It discusses how this plan evolved out of the joint efforts of the Guangdong Provincial ... More


A Yellow American in China

Brad Wong

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Brad Wong narrates his visit to his grandfather's village in Long An, just a few miles outside Taishan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. He details his feelings and discoveries during ... More


The Grounding of Cosmopolitans: Merchants and Local Cultures in Guangdong

F Siu Helen

in Becoming Chinese: Passages to Modernity and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520219236
eISBN:
9780520924413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219236.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the merchants and local culture in the Pearl River delta in Guangdong, China. It suggests that the merchants of the Pearl River delta were no more engaged in Republican ... More


Two Worlds of Labor in South China

Ching Kwan Lee

in Gender and the South China Miracle: Two Worlds of Factory Women

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520211254
eISBN:
9780520920040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211254.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Since the mid-1980s, China has become the world's new “global factory,” with the southern province of Guangdong (including Hong Kong) as its powerhouse. Millions of women workers are toiling in sweat ... More


A New Course in the Countryside

Roderick MacFarquhar

in The Origins of the Cultural Revolution: Volume 3: The Coming of the Cataclysm 1961-1966

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192149978
eISBN:
9780191670084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192149978.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Sixty Articles on Agriculture launched by the Chinese government to relieve the famine, establish an incentive system in the commune system, and reinvigorate agriculture. ... More


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