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Drama in the People's Republic of China
Drama in the People's Republic of China (July 1987)
Constantine Tung - Editor
Colin Mackerras - Editor

This is the first book ever published in the West on drama in the People's Republic of China. The plays, playwrights, theories, and performances range from the play that inflamed the Cultural Revolution to a post-Mao satiric drama that upset party leaders; from Jiang Qing's drama theory for her model plays to the discovery of Bertolt Brecht; from the problems and dilemmas that confront theater reform in the post-Mao era to the performance of Ibsen's...(Read More)
The South China Silk District
The South China Silk District (November 1986)
Local Historical Transformation and World System Theory
Alvin Y. So - Author

The material in this book is framed and organized through the themes of world system's theory -- such as incorporation, commercialization of agriculture, industrialization, proletarianization, and the cyclical rhythm of the capitalist world-system.

"This is an important book on a subject of significance both to sociologists and sinologists. It is based on a rare combination of serious theoretical and empirical (including primary) research. ...(Read More)
Criminal Justice in Post-Mao China
Criminal Justice in Post-Mao China (June 1985)
Analysis and Documents
Shao-chuan Len - Editor
Hungdah Chiu - Editor

The post-Mao commitment to modernization, coupled with a general revulsion against the lawlessness of the Cultural Revolution, has led to a significant law reform movement in the People's Republic of China. China's current leadership seeks to restore order and morale, to attract domestic support and external assistance for its modernization program, and to provide a secure, orderly environment for economic development. It has taken a number of ste...(Read More)
Guerilla Economy
Guerilla Economy (June 1976)
The Development of the Shensi-Kansu-Ninghsia Border Region, 1937-1945
Peter Schran - Author

A study of economic development dealing with the headquarters of the Chinese communist movement during the Sino-Japanese and Pacific wars.
The Chinese Worker
The Chinese Worker (June 1974)
Charles Hoffmann - Author

Dr. Hoffmann evaluates the Chinese revolution by examining its effects on China's workers. He describes the country's ideological and economic setting sinceadvent of the present regime and analyzes the results of the changing structure of the work force in terms of changes in employment, unemployment, and productivity. He discusses labor allocation and the horizontal and vertical mobility of workers, the role of trade unions in the management of ...(Read More)
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