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  • East-West Identitiesby Chan Kwok-Bun

    BRILL 2007; US$ 144.00

    While the economic forces shaping globalization are powerful, they are not immutable, nor are their effects predictable or necessarily overwhelming. Globalization brings with it a fear, a sense of loss and demise. It also brings with it a new sense of opportunity and hope. This book covers this topic in this spirit. more...

  • Social Stratification in Chinese Societiesby Kwok-bun Chan

    BRILL 2009; US$ 138.00

    The annual is a venue of publication for sociological studies of Chinese societies and the Chinese all over the world. The main focus is on social transformations in Hong Kong, Taiwan, the mainland, Singapore and Chinese overseas. more...

  • Hybrid Hong Kongby Kwok-bun Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Hybrid Hong Kong attempts to attract and excite the intellectual, cultural, economic and political elites as well as the intelligent laymen of Hong Kong - hopefully enough for them to take a closer look at their society - while engendering a public discourse on the city's identity, its past, present and future. Hong Kong is at its crossroads. With... more...

  • Cultural Hybridity Chanby Kwok-Bun Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book brings together a group of scholars from diverse disciplines to interrogate everyday life events in various interpersonal and organizational contexts so as to answer an age-old question: what happens when (carriers of) cultures meet, or, when East meets West? The contributors to this volume argue that, rather than assume clashes of civilizations,... more...

  • Chinese Identities, Ethnicity and Cosmopolitanismby Kwok Bun Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Drawing upon wide-ranging case study material, the book explores the ever-changing personal and cultural identity of Chinese migrants and the diverse cosmopolitan communities they create. The various models of newly-forged communities are examined with the added dimension of personal identity and the individual's place in society. With particular... more...

  • Migration, Ethnic Relations and Chinese Businessby Kwok Bun Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Incorporating research carried out over the last twenty years, this book documents the personal and collective responses of Chinese migrants and refugees to the prejudice and discrimination they have experienced. Using case studies of Chinese communities in Canada, Chan explores the different defence mechanisms Chinese migrants have created in order... more...

  • Chinese Entertainmentby Kwok-Bun Chan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of a person. Leisure is a less coerced-upon, mandatory... more...

  • International Handbook of Chinese Familiesby Chan Kwok-bun

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 229.00

    Offers a global and comparative perspective of the Chinese family Provides an international and interdisciplinary authorship; includes fatherhood issues in Chinese families; and highlights family economic transitions Explores consequences of the one-child policy more...

  • Charismatic Leadership in Singaporeby Dayan Hava; Chan Kwok-bun

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Focuses on charisma as a key leadership success factor Provides extensive examples Principles are applicable across leadership settings more...