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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
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...
- 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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 269.00
Whether in China or the diaspora, families are the cornerstone of Chinese society. This handbook surveys the economic, political, ethnic and cultural aspects of Chinese families as a social institution, as well as the implications of the one-child policy. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 122.00
Based on a large-scale survey, indepth interviews and comparative analyses, this book offers deep analyses of work stress and coping among seven professional groups: doctors, lawyers, engineers, nurses, teachers, police officers, and life insurance agents. The book makes practical recommendations for personal, organizational and societal intervention. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 149.00
This book explores the nature of charisma as it accounts for the success of leaders, deconstructing charisma and illustrating it through "case studies" of three influential leaders in Singapore. Discusses cultural issues leadership qualities in general. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00
This book presents ground-breaking theoretical and empirical knowledge to produce a fine-grained, comprehensive understanding of the costs and benefits experienced by groups of Asian migrants, moving between different countries in Asia and in the West. more...