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Changing Chinese Masculinities

From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Edited by Kam Louie

It is now almost a cliché to claim that China and the Chinese people have changed. Yet inside the new clothing that is worn by the Chinese man today, Kam Louie contends, we still see much of the historical Chinese man. With contributions from a team of outstanding scholars, Changing Chinese Masculinities studies a range of Chinese men in diverse and, most importantly, Chinese contexts. It explores the fundamental meaning of manhood in the Chinese setting and the very notion of an indigenous Chinese masculinity. In twelve chapters spanning the late imperial period to the present day, Changing Chinese Masculinities brings a much needed historical dimension to the discussion. Key aspects defining the male identity such as family relationships and attitudes toward sex, class, and career are explored in depth. Familiar notions of Chinese manhood come in all shapes and sizes. Concubinage reemerges as the taking of “second wives” in recent decades. Male homoerotic love and male prostitution are shown to have long historical roots. The self-images of the literati and officials form an interesting contrast with those of the contemporary white-collar men. Masculinity and nationalism complement each other in troubling ways. China has indeed changed and is still changing, but most of these social transformations do not indicate a complete break with past beliefs or practices in gender relations. Changing Chinese Masculinities inaugurates the Hong Kong University Press book series “Transnational Asian Masculinities.”

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Changing Church and State Relations in Hong Kong, 1950-2000

Beatrice Leung ,Shun-hing Chan

The book gave detailed account of Hong Kong's church-state relationship in metamorphosis. It should be an important text for students in both political science and China studies, and especially in the history of Hong Kong.

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Changing Identities of the Southeast Asian Chinese Since World War II

Jennifer Cushman ,Gungwu Wang

This volume includes many of the papers from that symposium presented by ANU scholars and those from universities elsewhere in Australia, North America and Southeast Asia.

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Changing Rice Bowl: Economic Development and Diet in China

Economic Development and Diet in China

Elizabeth J. Leppman

The book deals with a topic of perennial interest to Chinese and non-Chinese alike: Chinese food. Chinese culture is exceptionally food-oriented, and non-Chinese are curious about what Chinese people in China actually eat, as contrasted with meals in ever-popular Chinese restaurants.

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Changing the Curriculum

The Impact of Reform on Primary Schooling in Hong Kong

Bob Adamson ,Ka-ki Chan

The Target Oriented Curriculum (TOC) is arguably the most comprehensive, fundamental and controversial attempt to promote systemic curriculum reform in Hong Kong. It aimed at a radical change in the nature of knowledge, pedagogy and assessment in schools.

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Cheques

Derek Roebuck

The use of cheques and other banking instruments in Hong Kong and the law which applies to them are described.

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China Abroad

Travels, Subjects, Spaces

Edited by Elaine Yee Lin Ho ,Julia Kuehn

The book seeks to address how movements across cultures shape the different ways in which China and Chineseness have been imagined and represented since the beginning of the last century. In so doing, it aims to offer an overview of the debate about Chineseness as it has emerged in different global locations.

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China and Capitalism

A History of Business Enterprise in Modern China

David Faure

This book describes China’s encounter with capitalism from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century. It poses poignant questions in simple language, guides the reader through a complex literature and presents a unique point of view.

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China Bound and Unbound

History in the Making - An Early Returnee's Account

Frances Wong (黄星)

The book is about the author’s personal experiences in China from 1949 to the present. She went through all the political movements, of which the most devastating were the Anti-Rightist Movement and the Cultural Revolution. At the end of the former,her husband was labelled a “Rightist” and the whole family suffered with him.

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Building for Joint Ventures (Second edition)

Anthony Walker ,Denis Levett ,Roger Flanagan

This book aims to help foreign contributors to China's continuing economic development to gain a basic knowledge of these matters by presenting a broad picture of building in China and the system within which they will operate. More specifically, it looks at how a foreign party to a joint venture in China should go about the business of commissioning, designing and constructing their buildings.

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