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The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

You-tien Hsing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This book emphasizes the centrality of cities in China's ongoing transformation. Based on fieldwork in twenty-four Chinese cities between 1996 and 2007, the author forwards an analysis of the ... More


Post-socialist transformation in China

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

As it embraces around 25 percent of the human population, post-socialist transformation is by all means a process of historical significance. It is hardly possible to imagine complex and extensive ... More


China and Post-Socialist Development

Andrzej Bolesta

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The re-emergence of China as an economic superpower is a spectacular phenomenon. How has it happened? Where does China go? Is there a model which China is believed to have been following and does the ... More


China as a post-socialist developmental state

Andrzej Bolesta

in China and Post-Socialist Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447321507
eISBN:
9781447321514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447321507.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explains China's contemporary development trajectory. It examines the main features of the post-socialist developmental state (PSDS), as one which fuses the two intellectual streams, ... More


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

Charlene Makley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520250598
eISBN:
9780520940536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520250598.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This wide-ranging, keenly observed study provides an account of the highly contested process through which the Tibetan Buddhist region of Labrang became incorporated into the People's Republic of ... More


Making the Transition: Education and Labor Market Entry in Central and Eastern Europe

Irena Kogan, Clemens Noelke, and Michael Gebel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775908
eISBN:
9780804778954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775908.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

After the breakdown of socialism in Central and Eastern Europe, the role of education systems in preparing students for the “real world” changed. Though young people were freed from coercive state ... More


Hungary – openness and rights without access

Thomas Pfister

in The Activation of Citizenship in Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719083310
eISBN:
9781781704653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083310.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

While largely following the same structure as the previous two chapters, the specific historical characteristics of Hungary’s post-socialist transformation and its EU accession demand a slightly ... More


The Demise of the Chengdu Teahouse Guild and the Fall of Small Business

Di Wang

in The Teahouse under Socialism: The Decline and Renewal of Public Life in Chengdu, 1950-2000

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501715488
eISBN:
9781501715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715488.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the fate of local trade organizations in the early 1950s. By examining the transformation and demise of the existing, older Teahouse Guild in Chengdu, we see how the state could ... More


Treading Cautiously, 1960

Pierre Asselin

in Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276123
eISBN:
9780520956551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276123.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Judging conditions internationally and domestically unfavorable to escalation in the South, Hanoi exercised caution. But Hanoi’s refusal to involve the DRVN more deeply below the seventeenth parallel ... More


Regulating Religion under Communism

Fenggang Yang

in Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter Four traces the historical evolution of the religious policy under Chinese Communist rule. During the 60 years of Communist rule in China, the atheism-based regulation of religion has had ... More


Conclusion

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book presents an argument against adopting the globalization vision of neoimperial power interests. The importance of studying globalization from the perspective of a set of political and ... More


The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

Benno Weiner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749391
eISBN:
9781501749421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749391.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book provides the first in-depth study of an ethnic minority region during the first decade of the People's Republic of China: the Amdo region in the Sino-Tibetan borderland. Employing ... More


Reaching the Sky in a Single Step—the Amdo Rebellion

Benno Weiner

in The Chinese Revolution on the Tibetan Frontier

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749391
eISBN:
9781501749421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749391.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter surveys events leading up to the Amdo Rebellion, its devastating course, and its immediate consequences. Both contemporary and secondary Chinese-language sources describe the Amdo ... More


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