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Globalization Under and After Socialism: The Evolution of Transnational Capital in Central and Eastern Europe

Besnik Pula

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503605138
eISBN:
9781503605985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605138.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Today, by a number of measures, the ex-socialist economies of Central and Eastern Europe are among the most globalized in the world. This book argues that the origins of Central and Eastern Europe’s ... More


Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Jing Meng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the way personal memories and micro-narratives of the Cultural Revolution are represented in post-2001 films and television dramas in mainland China, unravelling the complex ... More


Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Qi Wang

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book provides a historically informed examination of independent moving image works made between 1990 and 2010 in China. Showcasing an evolving personal mode of narrating memory, documenting ... 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


Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Anya Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores religious transformation among a Siberian people known as Buryats across changing political economies. It argues that under conditions of rapid social transformation such as those ... More


Introduction

David Henig

in Remaking Muslim Lives: Everyday Islam in Postwar Bosnia and Herzegovina

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043291
eISBN:
9780252052170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043291.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book’s focus. This book explores what it means to live a Muslim life amid the political ruptures, economic deprivation, and transformation of ... More


Conclusion: Contingent Memories, Contested Modernities

Jing Meng

in Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book has examined the representations of personal memories of the Cultural Revolution in films and television dramas in mainland China after 2001. It aimed to elucidate that personal memories ... More


The Body As Gift: Gender, the Dead, and Exchange in the Chöd Ritual Economy

Anya Bernstein

in Religious Bodies Politic: Rituals of Sovereignty in Buryat Buddhism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226072555
eISBN:
9780226072692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072692.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter continues the theme of bodies and gender, as the author joins Buryat pilgrims on a journey from the Drepung Monastery to Dharamsala, which some Buryats have recently made their home. The ... More


The road to Albania

Dimitris Dalakoglou

in The Road: An Ethnography of (Im)mobility, Space, and Cross-border Infrastructures in the Balkans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526109330
eISBN:
9781526124234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526109330.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter locates the importance of the anthropology of road and infrastructures at this stage of European history in order to understand the phenomena that are ongoing in the region and the ... More


Introduction

Qi Wang

in Memory, Subjectivity and Independent Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748692330
eISBN:
9781474406390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748692330.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction opens the book with two highly symbolic anecdotes of cinematic imagination, respectively provided by filmmakers Cheng Qingsong and Wang Guangli who share a desire to rewrite the ... More


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