History / Asia / China

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Entangled Itineraries

Entangled Itineraries

Materials, Practices, and Knowledges across Eurasia
Edited By Pamela H. Smith

The Movement and Circulation of Materials, People, and Practices across the Eurasian Continent over Nearly Two Millennia

Social Change in Contemporary China

Social Change in Contemporary China

C.K. Yang and the Concept of Institutional Diffusion

Examines Chinese institutional change in education, religion, health care, economics, labor, family, and local communities in the post-Mao era. The essays are based on the pioneering work of sociologist C. K. Yang, and his institutional diffusion theory.

A Chinese Beggars’ Den

A Chinese Beggars’ Den

Poverty and Mobility in an Underclass Community

In this fascinating study of a community of Chinese beggars, Schak offers evidence that challenges widely held theories on poverty. It is a path-breaking, systematic anthropological study that is one of the few works on beggars available.

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