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The Politics of Nationality, Ethnicity, and Status: The Factory Office

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Three examines the new meanings of class, ethnic, and social differences that are created and maintained by a multinational factory. In contemporary Chinese society, the term “white-collar” ... More


The Politics of Spatial Divisions and the Living Environment

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Two provides ethnographic observations of how the spatial divisions in the factory expressed management’s scheme of labor control and maintained the hierarchical difference between management ... More


The Han Population in the Tibetan-inhabited Areas

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Claims made by exiled Tibetans explain that 7.5 million Han Chinese have migrated to their lands and thus account for Tibet's majority, and a number of sources openly accept this information without ... More


The Court Society

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter on court society identifies several significant features of Qing rule that link the rulers to their non-Han predecessors. The Qing court and administration moved in seasonal rhythms ... More


The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Evelyn Rawski

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The Qing Dynasty (1644–1911) was the last and arguably the greatest of the conquest dynasties to rule China. Its rulers, Manchus from the north, held power for three centuries despite major cultural ... More


Han Chinese Reactions to Preferential Minority Education in the PRC

James Leibold

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0015
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the PRC, where the majority population exceeds 90 percent, cultural pluralism will remain an uphill struggle without sufficient buy-in from the Han Chinese. In his chapter, James Leibold examines ... More


Colonial Project, National Game: A History of Baseball in Taiwan

Andrew Morris

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262799
eISBN:
9780520947603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262799.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This cultural history of baseball in Taiwan traces the game's social, ethnic, political, and cultural significance since its introduction on the island more than one hundred years ago. Introduced by ... More


Propagating Standard Chinese

Agnes S. L. Lam

in Language Education in China: Policy and Experience from 1949

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622097506
eISBN:
9789888180271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622097506.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter serves as a review of a policy initiated about half a century ago. The policies of Putonghua propagation and the use of standardized characters are still maintained with renewed rigour. ... More


Imperial Women

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Manchu attitudes toward women also contrasted with Han Chinese norms. This chapter argues that the treatment of the emperor's mother, sisters, consorts, and daughters cannot be understood without ... More


Conclusion

Linda Cooke Johnson

in Women of the Conquest Dynasties: Gender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834043
eISBN:
9780824870300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834043.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter presents a chronological analysis of the changes experienced by women of the Liao and Jin states over a 300-year period. The Liao and Jin women studied in this book include ... More


How University Administrators View Ethnic Minority Students

Yu Haibo

in Minority Education in China: Balancing Unity and Diversity in an Era of Critical Pluralism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208135
eISBN:
9789888268283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208135.003.0016
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In her chapter, Yu Haibo explores the attitudes of Han university administrators, and stresses the importance of listening to and surveying mainstream attitudes on ethnic minorities and minority ... More


Taidong: The Mountains and Beyond

Avron Boretz

in Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833770
eISBN:
9780824870539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833770.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the first of two main field sites in the present study, the Taiwanese coastal city of Taidong (and environs), invoking local (as well as outsiders') narratives that identify ... More


Liao Women’s Daily Lives

Linda Cooke Johnson

in Women of the Conquest Dynasties: Gender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834043
eISBN:
9780824870300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834043.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the daily lives of Liao women based on pictorial and archaeological evidence, with particular emphasis on the pastoralist lifestyle, daily life of Kitan women, and the ... More


Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism at Court

Evelyn S. Rawski

in The Last Emperors: A Social History of Qing Imperial Institutions

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520212893
eISBN:
9780520926790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520212893.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the court's patronage of shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism, and to its pursuit of a multicultural policy directed at different subject peoples in the empire. Shamanism was the ... More


Introduction

Rong MA

in Population and Society in Contemporary Tibet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622092020
eISBN:
9789882207288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622092020.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the Western imagination, Tibet is often conceived as a symbol of heaven on Earth; it is generally perceived as a land of compassion, peace, and harmony. However, this is not the only image of ... More


Ethnic Minorities and the Construction of National Identity: Ethnographic Museums

Kirk A. Denton

in Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines representations in museums and theme parks of what in the PRC are called “ethnic minorities” (shaoshu minzu). Historically oppressed, non-Han ethnic groups in China came to ... More


Ethnic Labels in a Mountainous Region: The Case of She “Bandits”

Wing-hoi Chan

in Empire at the Margins: Culture, Ethnicity, and Frontier in Early Modern China

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230156
eISBN:
9780520927537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230156.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

The She is an ethnic group living in some mountainous areas of South China. The She occupy an important place in histories of the Hakka. The recent work of S. T. Leong on the Hakka still considers as ... More


Warrior Women

Linda Cooke Johnson

in Women of the Conquest Dynasties: Gender and Identity in Liao and Jin China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834043
eISBN:
9780824870300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834043.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the lives of warrior women, focusing on the Liao empresses Yingtian, Chengtian, and the Jin-dynasty bandit-leader Yang Miaozhen. During both the Liao and Jin periods, women were ... More


Introduction: Chinese Happiness, a Shared Discursive Terrain

Gerda Wielander

in Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the most important works in happiness studies today as well as an analysis of the available happiness data on China since 1990, charting the main development and ... More


Voices from Tibet: Selected Essays and Reportage

Tsering Woeser and Lixiong Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208111
eISBN:
9789888268191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208111.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Tsering Woeser and Wang Lixiong are widely regarded as the most eloquent, insightful writers on contemporary Tibet. Their reportage on the economic exploitation, environmental degradation, cultural ... More


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