Ungrounded Empires: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Transnationalism

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In the last two decades, Chinese transnationalism has become a distinctive domain within the new "flexible" capitalism emerging in the Asia-Pacific region. Ungrounded Empires maps this domain as the intersection of cultural politics and global capitalism, drawing on recent ethnographic research to critique the impact of late capitalism's institutions--flexibility, travel, subcontracting, multiculturalism, and mass media--upon transnational Chinese subjectives. Interweaving anthropology and cultural studies with interpretive ...

Ungrounded Empires: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Transnationalism 1997, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415915434

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Ungrounded Empires: The Cultural Politics of Modern Chinese Transnationalism 1997, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415915427

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