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e-Learning Initiatives in ChinaPedagogy, Policy and Culture

e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Helen Spencer-Oatey (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book provides research and application insights into e-learning in China, in the light of two drives by the Chinese Ministry of Education — to implement curriculum reform and to promote quality ... More

East Asian Pop CultureAnalysing the Korean Wave

East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More

Ecologies of Urbanism in IndiaMetropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Ecologies of Urbanism in India: Metropolitan Civility and Sustainability

Anne M. Rademacher and K. Sivaramakrishnan (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139767
eISBN:
9789888180714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139767.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Essays follow rapidly proliferating and resource-intensive Indian urbanism in everyday environments. Case studies on nature conservation in cities, urban housing and slum development, waste ... More

Ethics in Early ChinaAn Anthology

Ethics in Early China: An Anthology

Chris Fraser, Dan Robins, and Timothy O'Leary (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888028931
eISBN:
9789882209800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Early Chinese ethics has attracted increasing scholarly and social attention in recent years, as the virtue-ethics movement in Western philosophy sparked renewed interest in Confucianism and Daoism. ... More

First Queer Voices from Thailand"Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Peter A. Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s pioneering study of an Asian gay ... More

Floating on a Malayan BreezeTravels in Malaysia and Singapore

Floating on a Malayan Breeze: Travels in Malaysia and Singapore

Sudhir Thomas Vadaketh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139316
eISBN:
9789888180189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139316.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What happens after a country splits apart? After the separation of Singapore from Malaysia forty-seven years ago, the two countries have developed along their own paths since then. Malaysia has given ... More

Forgotten SoulsA Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Forgotten Souls: A Social History of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Patricia Lim

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099906
eISBN:
9789882207714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099906.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book follows on from the mapping and recording of about 10,000 graves that make up the Hong Kong Cemetery, for a database which will be held in the archives of the Hong Kong Memory Project and ... More

Frames of AnimeCulture and Image-Building

Frames of Anime: Culture and Image-Building

Tze-Yue G. Hu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090972
eISBN:
9789882207721
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090972.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Japanese anime has long fascinated the world, and its mythical heroes and dazzling colors increasingly influence popular culture genres in the West. This book analyzes the “language-medium” of this ... More

Friendship in ArtFou Lei and Huang Binhong

Friendship in Art: Fou Lei and Huang Binhong

Claire Roberts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028405
eISBN:
9789882207738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028405.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book documents in letters, photos, and paintings a special friendship between two highly creative individuals who helped shape Chinese culture in the twentieth century—the revered traditional ... More

Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Gaming, Governance and Public Policy in Macao

Newman M K Lam and Ian Scott (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083282
eISBN:
9789882209824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083282.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The small city of Macao—formerly a Portuguese colony, now a Special Administrative Region of China—liberalised its gaming industry in 2002. Since then a score of new casinos have been built and ... More

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