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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

The Happy HsiungsPerforming China and the Struggle for Modernity

The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Diana Yeh

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Try Something Different. Something Really Chinese“ The Happy Hsiungs recovers the lost histories of Shih-I and Dymia Hsiung, two once highly visible, but now largely forgotten Chinese writers in ... More

Hong Kong CultureWord and Image

Hong Kong Culture: Word and Image

Kam Louie (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028412
eISBN:
9789882206960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028412.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Hong Kong as a world city draws on a rich variety of foundational “texts” in film, fiction, architecture, and other forms of visual culture. The city has been a cultural fault-line for centuries—a ... More

Hong Kong MobileMaking a Global Population

Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Helen F. Siu and Agnes S. Ku (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This interdisciplinary argues that Hong Kong should strengthen the mobility of its population. “One country, two systems” is a concept not uniquely reserved for post-1997 Hong Kong. Historically, the ... More

Humour in Chinese Life and CultureResistance and Control in Modern Times

Humour in Chinese Life and Culture: Resistance and Control in Modern Times

Jessica Milner Davis and Jocelyn Chey (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139231
eISBN:
9789888180837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139231.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume covers modern and contemporary forms of humour in China's public and private spheres, including comic films and novels, cartooning, pop songs, internet jokes, and advertising and ... More

Imagining Gay ParadiseBali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok, and Cyber-Singapore

Gary Atkins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083237
eISBN:
9789882209305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083237.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the stories of three men who constructed a “magical reality” for dissenting views of manhood in Southeast Asia. It examines the connections between gay men's struggle for public ... More

International Education and the Chinese Learner

International Education and the Chinese Learner

Janette Ryan and Gordon Slethaug (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028450
eISBN:
9789882207059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028450.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is one of the first full-length studies in the relatively new field of transnational pedagogy to explore the role of the Chinese learner in international schools and universities across the ... More

Investigative Journalism in ChinaEight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

Investigative Journalism in China: Eight Cases in Chinese Watchdog Journalism

David Bandurski and Martin Hala

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622091733
eISBN:
9789882207066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622091733.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Despite persistent pressure from state censors and other tools of political control, investigative journalism has flourished in China over the last decade. This volume looks at investigative ... More

Islam in Hong KongMuslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Islam in Hong Kong: Muslims and Everyday Life in China's World City

Paul O'Connor

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139576
eISBN:
9789888180165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139576.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

More than a quarter of a million Muslims live and work in Hong Kong. Among them are descendants of families who have been in the city for generations, recent immigrants from around the world, and ... More

Lao She in London

Lao She in London

Anne Witchard

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139606
eISBN:
9789882208643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Lao She's life and work have been the subject of volumes of critique, analysis and study. However, the four years the aspiring writer spent in London between 1924 and 1929 have largely been ... More

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