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Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century ChinaThe Making of Able-Responsible Men

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men

Magdalena Wong

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9789888528424
eISBN:
9789882203570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528424.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Everyday Masculinities in 21st-Century China: The Making of Able-Responsible Men argues that a moral dimension in Chinese masculinity is of growing significance in fast-changing China. The author ... More

Queer Chinese Cultures and MobilitiesKinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

John Wei

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities examines the germination and movements of emergent queer cultures and social practices in the early twenty-first century. Under the dual pressure of compulsory ... More

Maoist Laughter

Maoist Laughter

Ping Zhu, Zhuoyi Wang, and Jason McGrath (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528011
eISBN:
9789882204508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528011.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This volume aims to restore laughter to its proper position in the Mao-era culture. The Mao era was actually a period when laughter was bonded with political culture to an unprecedented degree. ... More

Beyond Imperial AestheticsTheories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Observing that the division between theory and empiricism remains inextricably linked to imperial modernity, manifest at the most basic level in the binary between "the West" and "Asia," the authors ... More

Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Chinese Discourses on Happiness

Gerda Wielander and Derek Hird (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455720
eISBN:
9789888455515
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Contemporary Chinese voices approach the topic of happiness from many diverse positions and perspectives. Happiness, often represented by the Chinese character fu 福‎, is part of the visual propaganda ... More

Civility and Its DevelopmentThe Experiences of China and Taiwan

Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan

David C. Schak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455973
eISBN:
9789888455492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How does civility, defined as considerate treat of others, including strangers, and of the public space, develop in a society? This book aims to answer this question by comparing the processes and ... More

The Cosmopolitan DreamTransnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Derek Hird and Geng Song (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What does it mean to be a mainland Chinese man in a transcultural world? What resources do mainland Chinese men utilise to perform a masculinity that is both Chinese and cosmopolitan? This volume ... More

Christian Women in Chinese SocietyThe Anglican Story

Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the ... More

Contesting the Myths of Samurai BaseballCultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Christopher T. Keaveney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Japanese passion for the game of baseball stretches back over one hundred years, and has its origins in the Meiji period. Baseball has long been Japan’s national pastime, and the game constitutes ... More

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Børge Bakken (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Crime and the Chinese Dream” is edited by Børge Bakken. Although official propaganda emphasizes the Chinese Dream as the dream of all Chinese - a strong China with a prosperous population - but the ... More

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