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Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

Gail Hershatter

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098565
eISBN:
9780520916128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098565.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This guide on Chinese and women's history synthesizes recent research on women in twentieth-century China. It surveys more than 650 scholarly works, discussing Chinese women in the context of ... More


. National Modernity

Gail Hershatter

in Women in China's Long Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520098565
eISBN:
9780520916128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098565.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines women and national modernity, the theme most directly entangled with the grand revolutionary narrative, and the very term “nation”marks it as a modern construct. The story rests ... More


Father State: Socialist Transformation and Gendered Historiography

Charlene E. Makley

in The Violence of Liberation: Gender and Tibetan Buddhist Revival in Post-Mao China

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines in detail the politics of time in national incorporation processes. It tries to understand the “Democratic Reforms” in the Labrang region, and expands the notion of the ... More


Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Raka Shome

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The death of Princess Diana unleashed an international outpouring of grief, love, and press attention virtually unprecedented in history. Yet the exhaustive effort to link an upper-class white ... More


Fashioning the Nation: The Citizenly Body, Multiculturalism, and Transnational Designs

Raka Shome

in Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the relationships among fashion, white femininity, multiculturalism, and the nation. More specifically, it asks how a “fashionable” white female body comes to signify a nation's ... More


Afterword

Raka Shome

in Diana and Beyond: White Femininity, National Identity, and Contemporary Media Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038730
eISBN:
9780252096686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038730.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book has examined the ways that white femininity, as an assemblage of power, is utilized in the production of a national modernity by using the case of Princess Diana. It has shown how ... More


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