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Sociology and Anthropology in Twentieth-Century China by Arif Dirlik
Book DescriptionWithin this text, the contributors provide a historical perspective on the development of anthropology and sociology since their introduction to Chinese thought and education in the early 20th century, with an emphasis on the 1930s and 1980s. The authors offer different windows on theoretical and research agendas of anthropologists and sociologists of the PRC and Taiwan, shaped as much by their political context as by disciplinary training. In examining the careers of several individual scholars, they also make note not only of their creative contributions, but also of the resonance of their intellectual concerns with contemporary issues in sociology and anthropology (culturalism, frontiers, women).
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789629964757
(229mm x 160mm x 28mm)
Imprint: The Chinese University Press
Publisher: The Chinese University Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2012
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
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Historical and comparative analysis of how globalisation has affected agrarian societies. Includes contributors from the UN, China and India.
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Author Biography - Arif Dirlik
Arif Dirlik is Knight Professor of Social Science, University of Oregon (retired) and currently Liang Qichao Memorial Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University, Beijing.
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