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Scribes of GastronomyRepresentations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Scribes of Gastronomy: Representations of Food and Drink in Imperial Chinese Literature

Isaac Yue and Siufu Tang (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139972
eISBN:
9789888180967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139972.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The culture of food and drink occupies a central role in the development of Chinese civilization, and the language of gastronomy has been a vital theme in a range of literary productions. From ... More

Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Petula Sik Ying Ho and A. Ka Tat Tsang

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The anthology provides an exemplary methodological model of community-based research through the authors’ studies on sexual and erotic attitudes and practices of gay men and middle-aged women in Hong ... More

Shanghai LalasFemale Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Shanghai Lalas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China

Lucetta Yip Lo Kam

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139453
eISBN:
9789888180141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This is the first ethnographic study of lala (lesbian, bisexual, and transgender) communities and politics in China, focusing on the city of Shanghai. Based on several years of in-depth interviews, ... More

The Soul of Beijing OperaTheatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

The Soul of Beijing Opera: Theatrical Creativity and Continuity in the Changing World

Ruru Li

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099944
eISBN:
9789882207394
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099944.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Any traditional theatre has to engage the changing world to avoid becoming a living fossil. How has Beijing Opera — a highly stylized theatre with breath-taking acrobatics and martial arts, fabulous ... More

Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Southeast Asian Independent Cinema

Tilman Baumgartel (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083602
eISBN:
9789882209114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083602.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. The advent of ... More

Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Beng Huat Chua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The emergence of East Asian Pop Culture as an integrated regional media cultural economy is a result of the penetration of Japanese and Korean pop cultures into the historically well established ... More

Suicide in AsiaCauses and Prevention

Suicide in Asia: Causes and Prevention

Paul S. F. Yip (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099425
eISBN:
9789882207431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099425.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Over one million people worldwide commit suicide every year, and more than 60% of suicide deaths occur in Asia. However, very little reliable information is available to permit a good understanding ... More

Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Talk Radio, the Mainstream Press, and Public Opinion in Hong Kong

Francis L.F. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9789888208579
eISBN:
9789888268832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208579.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Phone-in programs on public and commercial radio channels have been a staple of popular Hong Kong politics since the 1990s. In the absence of a fully democratic system, they have played an ... More

Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong KongSolidarity Beyond the State

Transnational Feminism and Women's Movements In Post-1997 Hong Kong: Solidarity Beyond the State

Adelyn Lim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9789888139378
eISBN:
9789888313174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139378.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book is an ethnography of feminism and women's movements in post-1997 Hong Kong. It shifts our analyses away from the confines of women's participation in state and inter-state structures and ... More

Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

Understanding South Asian Minorities in Hong Kong

John Nguyet Erni and Lisa Yuk-ming Leung

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208340
eISBN:
9789888268382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

People of South Asian descent are a large, varied and increasingly visible part of Hong Kong’s population. Most have found ways of prospering despite social and economic obstacles and widespread ... More

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