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Title China inside out : contemporary Chinese nationalism and transnationalism / edited by Pál Nyíri and Joana Breidenbach
Published Budapest, Hungary ; New York, N.Y. : Central European University Press, 2005
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Contents Anthropological concepts for the study of nationalism / Aihwa Ong -- Legacy of empires and nations in East Asia / Prasenjit Duara -- Researching Chinese nationalism / Daojiong Zha -- On the periphery of the clash of civilizations? / Alexander V. Lomanov -- Minorities, homelands and methods / Louisa Schein -- New migration / Pái Nyíri -- Race in China / Frank Dikötter -- Outside in / Penny Edwards -- Alterity motives / Dru C. Gladney -- Contemporary intellectual context of the China inside out project / George E. Marcus
Summary The "war on terror" has generated a scramble for expertise on Islamic or Asian "culture" and revived support for area studies, but it has done so at the cost of reviving the kinds of dangerous generalizations that area studies have rightly been accused of. In the case of China, this book shows the diverse array of critical but solidly grounded research approaches that can be used in studying a society. Its approach neither trivializes nor dismisses the elusive effects of culture, and it pays attention to both the state and the multiplicity of voices that challenge it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [316]-348) and indexes
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Subject Nationalism -- China.
China -- Foreign relations -- 1976-
Form Electronic book
Author Breidenbach, Joana.
Nyíri, Pál.
ISBN 1281268763
1423718208 (electronic bk.)
6155053960 (electronic bk.)
9781281268761
9781423718208 (electronic bk.)
9786155053962 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Contemporary Chinese nationalism and transnationalism