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  • Chinese Masculinities in a Globalizing Worldby Kam Louie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book explores how the traditional ideal of Chinese manhood ? the " wen " (cultural attainment) and " wu " (martial prowess) dyad ? has been transformed by the increasing integration of China in the international scene. It discusses how increased travel and contact between China and the West are having a profound impact; showing how increased... more...

  • Hong Kong Cultureby Louie Kam

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 40.00

    This book contains thirteen essays on post-1997 Hong Kong culture by some of the world's best authorities on this topic today. The majority of the essays are on literature and film. As well as these two genres, some essays also explore new types of texts such as protest art. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Modern Chinese Cultureby Kam Louie

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    A wide-ranging and accessibly written guide to the key aspects of elite and popular culture in contemporary China. more...

  • The Politics of Chinese Language and Cultureby Bob Hodge; Kam Louie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95

    An innovative text which adopts the tools of cultural studies to provide a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society. The book tackles areas such as grammar, language, gender, popular culture, film and the Chinese diaspora and employs the concepts of social semiotics to extend the ideas of language and reading. Covering a... more...

  • Asian Masculinitiesby Kam Louie; Morris Low

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book shows how East Asian masculinities are being formed and transformed as Asia is increasingly globalized. The gender roles performed by Chinese and Japanese men are examined not just as they are lived in Asia, but also in the West. The essays collected here enhance current understandings of East Asian identities and cultures as well as Western... more...

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