Negotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the State by Chih-yu ShihNegotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the State by Chih-yu Shih

Negotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the State

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Hardcover | June 28, 2002

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This challenging study brings together anthropology and political science to examine how ethnic minorities are constructed by the state, and how they respond to such constructions.
Disclosing endless mini negotiations between those acting in the name of the Chinese state and those carrying the images of ethnic minority, this book provides an image of the framing of ethnicity by modern state building processes. It will be of vital interest to scholars of political science, anthropology and sociology, and is essential reading to those engaged in studying Chinese society.
Chih-yu Shih, National Chair Professor of 2001-2003 at National Taiwan University, teaches Chines politics, cultural studies and political psychology. He received his MPP from Harvard University and Ph.D from the University of Denver. In addition to 33 Chinese books, his English publications includeCollective Democracy, State and Socie...
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Title:Negotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the StateFormat:HardcoverPublished:June 28, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415283728

ISBN - 13:9780415283724

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Ethnic Economy of Citizenship: Comparison with Aboriginal Taiwan
Part II: Ethnic Sensitivity: Contingent Identities
Part III: Ethnic Traits: after Assimilation
Part IV: Ethnic Religion: the Adaptation of Islam
Part V: Ethnic Language: Educational Practices
Part VI: Ethnic Schooling: Sluggish Enrollment

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'An important piece of work on the study of Chinese ethnicity' - Journal of Contemporary Asia