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Culture and Communication in Asia


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Culture, Politics and Television in Hong Kong

Culture, Politics and Television in Hong Kong

1st Edition

Eric Kit-wai Ma
January 28, 1999

Ma looks at the ways in which the identity of Hong Kong citizens has changed in the 1990s especially since the handover to China in 1997. This is the first analysis which focuses on the role, in this process, of popular media in general and television in particular. The author specifically analyses...

Constructing Post-Colonial India: National Character and the Doon School

Constructing Post-Colonial India: National Character and the Doon School

1st Edition

Sanjay Srivastava
October 01, 1998

An interdisciplinary and engaging book which looks at the nature of Indian society since Independence and unpacks what post-colonialism means to Indian citizens. Using the case study of the Doon School, a famous boarding school for boys, and one of the leading educational institutions in India, the...

Politics of Chinese Language and Culture: The Art of Reading Dragons

Politics of Chinese Language and Culture: The Art of Reading Dragons

1st Edition

Bob Hodge, Kam Louie
September 24, 1998

An innovative text which adopts the tools of cultural studies to provide a fresh approach to the study of Chinese language, culture and society. The book tackles areas such as grammar, language, gender, popular culture, film and the Chinese diaspora and employs the concepts of social semiotics to...

Trajectories: Inter-Asia Cultural Studies

Trajectories: Inter-Asia Cultural Studies

1st Edition

Kuan-Hsing Chen
July 02, 1998

Trajectories brings together cultural theorists not only from countries with a known historical critical tradition such as America, Canada and Australia but from the East-Asia locations of Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Philippines, India and Thailand. It constitutes a critical confrontation...

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