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Young Chinese in urban China / Alex Cockain
Bib ID 5806894
Format BookBook
Author
Cockain, Alex
 
Description London ; New York : Routledge, 2012 
xiii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780415677578
0415677572
9780203155417
0203155416
Series

Routledge studies on China in transition ; 42.

Summary

"This book examines the condition of being a young person in China and the way in which changes in various dimensions of urban life have affected Chinese youths' quest to understand themselves."--Publisher's description.

Full contents
  • Introduction : moving on from images of Red Guards, the tank man and little emperors
  • Experiencing neighbourhoods
  • Ambivalence and tactics for coping with the tensions of metropolitan life
  • Bricolaic national and international orientations
  • Intergenerational dynamics
  • Ambivalence toward secondary education and the bitterness of the gaokao
  • Engagements with traditional media
  • The Internet in everyday life
  • Online carnival.
 
Notes

Formerly CIP.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-201) and index.

Subjects Urban youth -- China -- Social conditions -- 21st century.  |  City and town life -- China -- History -- 21st century.
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