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Creativity and Academic ActivismInstituting Cultural Studies

Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Meaghan Morris and Mette Hjort (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This work explores in detail how innovative academic activism can transform our everyday workplaces in contexts of considerable adversity. Personal essays by prominent scholars provide critical ... More

Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast AsiaWhat a Difference a Region Makes

Cultural Studies and Cultural Industries in Northeast Asia: What a Difference a Region Makes

Chris Berry, Nicola Liscutin, and Jonathan D. Mackintosh

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099746
eISBN:
9789882206793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099746.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

These essays highlight regional cross-fertilization in music, film, new media, and popular culture in Northeast Asia. They include analysis of gender and labor issues amid differing regulatory ... More

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Yiu Chun Lo, A. Ka Tat Adamson, and John T. S. Lam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is an introductory textbook on Hong Kong’s school curriculum. Written in an approachable style using illustrative case studies, the textbook provides an introduction to the basic concepts ... More

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system is influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and British colonialism and was developed at a time when, ... More

Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South ChinaThe Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Patrick H. Hase

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Land was always at the centre of life in Hong Kong's rural New Territories: it sustained livelihoods and lineages and, for some, was a route to power. Villagers managed their land according to ... More

The Defences of MacauForts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Richard J. Garrett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The forts built from the early seventeenth century onwards, the ships that defended Macau's waters, the weapons that armed the facilities and the soldiers and sailors who manned them all are detailed ... More

Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South ChinaTransborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Eric Kit-wai Ma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a study of consumer desire and cultural production in China through the lived experience of ordinary people. It focuses on the complex and changing cultural patterns in Hong Kong's ... More

Dialogue

Dialogue

Lu Xiao

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028122
eISBN:
9789882206816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What forces continue to oppress and restrain women artists in contemporary China? Some powerful answers are provided in this fictional memoir of an author who played an important role in the ... More

Director in Action

Director in Action

Stephen Teo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

One of the most prominent directors in Hong Kong at the moment, Johnnie To Kei-fung, has over the past few years been receiving more attention at film festivals globally with films such as Breaking ... More

Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Discourse as Cultural Struggle

Xu Shi (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098114
eISBN:
9789882206830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098114.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book challenges the cultural imbalance in current research traditions, and argues for a culturalist perspective in facilitating better intercultural exchange amidst accelerated processes of ... More

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