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Harvard Contemporary China Series 13

Changing Meanings of Citizenship in Modern China

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$40.50 • £32.95 • €36.50

ISBN 9780674008434

Publication Date: 06/30/2002


  • Preface
  • Introduction: Political Citizenship in Modern China [Merle Goldman and Elizabeth J. Perry]
  • I. Imperial and Republican China
    • 1. Citizens or Mothers of Citizens? Gender and the Meaning of Modern Chinese Citizenship [Joan Judge]
    • 2. Citizens in the Audience and at the Podium [David Strand]
    • 3. Democratic Calisthenics: The Culture of Urban Associations in the New Republic [Bryna Goodman]
    • 4. Questioning the Modernity of the Model Settlement: Citizenship and Exclusion in Old Shanghai [Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom]
    • 5. From Paris to the Paris of the East—and Back: Workers as Citizens in Modern Shanghai [Elizabeth J. Perry]
  • II. The People’s Republic of China
    • 6. The Reassertion of Political Citizenship in the Post-Mao Era: The Democracy Wall Movement [Merle Goldman]
    • 7. Personality, Biography, and History: How Hu Jiwei Strayed from the Party Path on the Road to Good Citizenship [Judy Polumbaum]
    • 8. Villagers, Elections, and Citizenship [Kevin J. O’Brien]
    • 9. Ethnic Economy of Citizenship in China: Four Approaches to Identity Formation [Chih-yu Shih]
    • 10. Do Good Businessmen Make Good Citizens? An Emerging Collective Identity Among China’s Private Entrepreneurs [Bruce Dickson]
    • 11. Citizenship, Ideology, and the PRC Constitution [Yu Xingzhong]
    • 12. Law and the Gendered Citizen [Margaret Y. K. Woo]
    • 13. Constructing Citizenship: The NPC as Catalyst for Political Participation [Michael William Dowdle]
  • III. Taiwan
    • 14. Nationalism versus Citizenship in the Republic of China on Taiwan [Shelley Rigger]
  • Notes
  • Contributors

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