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 Introduction: Qigong, Falun Gong, and the Crisis of the Post‐Mao State

David Ownby

in Falun Gong and the Future of China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195329056
eISBN:
9780199870240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329056.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter provides an overview of Falun Gong's brief history and presents the various contexts which must be understood if one is to come to terms with Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa. These ... More


Narrator

Gail Hershatter

in The Gender of Memory: Rural Women and China's Collective Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267701
eISBN:
9780520950344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267701.003.0011
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the retrospective recounting of life in the collective years by women in reform-era China. It looks at an ongoing interdisciplinary and cross-geographical discussion about ... More


Reinventing Modern China: Imagination and Authenticity in Chinese Historical Writing

Huaiyin Li

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836085
eISBN:
9780824871338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836085.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers the first systematic analysis of writings on modern Chinese history by historians in China from the early twentieth century to the present. It traces the construction of major ... More


Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Baohui Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

By comparing peasant revolutions in Hunan and Jiangxi between 1926 and 1934, Revolutions as Organizational Change offers a new organizational perspective on peasant revolutions. Utilizing newly ... More


Legacy of Service

Lindsey Apple

in The Family Legacy of Henry Clay: In the Shadow of a Kentucky Patriarch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134109
eISBN:
9780813135908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134109.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry Clay felt a keen sense of duty to nation, state, and community. Generally shunning politics, his descendants served in the military—every engagement from the Mexican War through Vietnam—both as ... More


Contrasting Patterns of Two Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 1 of the book presents the two peasant revolutions under study as a puzzle. The author first builds four criteria for measuring the intensity of peasant revolutions: the sources of ... More


Paramilitarily Organized Hunan Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 5 examines the organizational orders of Hunan rural communities. Community response to the social environment of peasant rebellions and state breakdown in the mid-19th century led to the ... More


Introduction

Judith A. Levine

in Ain't No Trust: "How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274716
eISBN:
9780520956919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274716.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter describes the thematic framework of this study, arguing that continuity rather than change forms the experiences of low-income women in the post-reform era. Drawing on ... More


Baijie the Benzhu: Village Religion in Contemporary Dali

Megan Bryson

in Goddess on the Frontier: Religion, Ethnicity, and Gender in Southwest China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780804799546
eISBN:
9781503600454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799546.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Baijie’s significance shifts again in the modern period with the adoption of the terms ethnicity and religion. In the reform era (1978-present) Baijie again represents difference from Chinese ... More


Community as an Organization

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 3 advances an alternative organizational approach to the study of agrarian revolutions. It first discusses the role of formal organizations in agrarian communities. It then presents a ... More


Communal Organizations and Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 draws on the findings of the previous two chapters to explain the different peasant revolutionary patterns in Hunan and Jiangxi and how these patterns were shaped by communal social ... More


Patrilineally Organized Jiangxi Peasant Communities

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 4 examines the organizational orders of Jiangxi rural communities. Community response to the environmental imperatives of a “frontier society” in a resource-poor region resulted in a ... More


An Organizational Theory of Agrarian Revolutions

Baohui Zhang

in Revolutions As Organizational Change: The Communist Party and Peasant Communities in South China, 1926-1934

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888208395
eISBN:
9789888313693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208395.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

In Chapter 7 the author elaborates on an organizational theory of agrarian revolution and draws some broader theoretical implications for the study of peasant revolutions. These implications are ... More


Introduction to Part 1

Murali Patibandla

in International Trade and Investment Behaviour of Firms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190126865
eISBN:
9780190991951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126865.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International trade and investment across countries, both developed and developing economies, are a major source of economic growth by improving allocative efficiency of resources and rapid flow of ... More


Channeling Womanpower: Maternalism and World War I Mobilization

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines women's voluntary associations' role in mobilization. It examining the Women's Committee of the Council of National Defense, the Young Women's Christian Association, the Woman's ... More


Rural Development in China, 1980s–2000s

Kristen E. Looney

in Mobilizing for Development: The Modernization of Rural East Asia

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748844
eISBN:
9781501748868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748844.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes Chinese rural development in the reform era. Before the 2000s, China's reform-era agricultural policy could be summed up as decollectivization followed by resource extraction ... More


Foothold

Jie Li

in Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests of Private Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167178
eISBN:
9780231538176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167178.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines two alleyway homes, namely, the Alliance Lane and the Japanese Shanghai Cotton Mill Employee Housing, both located in the industrial Yangshupu District. Built with colonial ... More


State Regulation, Church Growth, and Textual Profusion

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The great growth in the Chinese church and what this might mean for a future China has been the source of much recent media debate as the world has begun to catch up with the development of Chinese ... More


American Utopias

Susan L. Mizruchi

in The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832509
eISBN:
9781469605678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887967_mizruchi.12
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on American utopian novels written from the 1880s to the beginning of World War I. These works represented a cultural form that emerged in tandem with economic and industrial ... More


Moving Figures: Class and Feeling in the Films of Jia Zhangke

Corey Kai Nelson Schultz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474421614
eISBN:
9781474449588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421614.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines how the films of the Chinese Sixth Generation filmmaker Jia Zhangke evoke the affective “felt” experience of China’s contemporary social and economic transformations, by examining ... More


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