viii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Papers originally presented at a conference held in Shanghai, China, June 27-29, 2004.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-270) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : privatizing China : powers of the self, socialism from afar / Aihwa Ong and Li Zhang Private homes, distinct lifestyles : performing a new middle class / Li Zhang Property rights and homeowner activism in new neighborhoods / Benjamin L. Read Socialist land masters : the territorial politics of accumulation / You-tien Hsing Tax tensions : struggles over income and revenue / Bei Li and Steven M. Sheffrin "Reorganized moralism" : the politics of transnational labor codes / Pun Ngai Neoliberalism and Hmong/Miao transnational media ventures / Louisa Schein Consuming medicine and biotechnology in China / Nancy N. Chen Should I quit? : tobacco, fraught identity, and the risks of governmentality / Matthew Kohrman Wild consumptions : relocating responsibilities in the time of SARS / Mei Zhan Post-Mao professionalism : self-enterprise and patriotism / Lisa M. Hoffman Self-fashioning Shanghainese : dancing across spheres of value / Aihwa Ong Living buddhas, netizens, and the price of religious freedom / Dan Smyer Yü Privatizing control : Internet cafés in China / Zhou Yongming Afterword : thinking outside the Leninist corporate box / Ralph A. Litzinger.