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Title Irony, cynicism, and the Chinese state / edited by Hans Steinmüller and Susanne Brandtstädter
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge Contemporary China Series
Routledge contemporary China series.
Contents Moral persons and implicit irony in today's China / Stephan Feuchtwang -- The farmer, the foreman, and the tinker: irony and the displacement of meaning in Xiakou Village / John Flower and Pamela Leonard -- Morality and cynicism in a "grey" world / John Osburg -- Chinese migrant workers' cynicism and the politics of 'decent' wage / Jaesok Kim -- The ironies of 'political agriculture': bureaucratic rationality and moral networks in rural China / Tan Tongxue -- An interactionist perspective on irony in the street-level bureaucracies of Beijing / Judith Audin -- The rebel as trickster and the ironies of resisting in contemporary China / Susanne Brandtstäter -- Freedom in irony and dreams: inhabiting the realms of ancestors and opportunities in southwest China / Katherine Swancutt -- Differentiating cynicisms: irony, cynicism and new media in contemporary China / Kevin Latham -- Afterword: ironic reflections in a cynical age / Michael Herzfeld
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 3, 2015)
Subject Cynicism -- Social aspects -- China
Irony -- Social aspects -- China
Political culture -- China.
Public opinion -- China.
Social change -- Political aspects -- China
Cynicism -- Social aspects.
Irony -- Social aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
Political culture.
Politics and government -- Public opinion.
Public opinion.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
Social change -- Political aspects.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002- -- Public opinion
Form Electronic book
Author Brandtstädter, Susanne, editor.
Steinmüller, Hans, editor.
ISBN 1315672707