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Desiring Hong Kong, consuming South China [electronic resource] : transborder cultural politics, 1970-2010 / Eric Kit-wai Ma.

Author/Creator:
Ma, Jiewei.
Publication:
Aberdeen, Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, c2012.
Series:
Hong Kong culture and society.
Hong Kong culture and society
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (221 p.)
Subjects:
Acculturation -- China, Southeast -- History -- 20th century.
Acculturation -- China, Southeast -- History -- 21st century.
Hong Kong (China) -- Relations -- China, Southeast.
China, Southeast -- Relations -- China -- Hong Kong.
Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Hong Kong (China) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
China, Southeast -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
China, Southeast -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
A study of the complex and changing cultural patterns in Hong Kong's relationship with the neighbouring mainland, this book traces the fading of Hong Kong's once-influential position as a role model for less-developed mainland cities and explores changing perceptions as China grows in confidence.
Contents:
""Contents""; ""Series Foreword""; ""Illustrations""; ""Introduction""; ""Part I - Desiring Hong Kong""; ""1 - Consuming satellite modernities: Hong Kong as an object of desire""; ""2 - Imagining Hong Kong: Featuring transborder imageries""; ""3 - Transborder desire: Fantasizing, learning and apprehending modernity""; ""4 - Transborder visuality: Visual exchanges between Hong Kong and South China""; ""Part II - Consuming South China""; ""5 - Cultural brokers and transnational connections""; ""6 - Realizing wedding imaginations: Marriages with a Hong Kong connection""
""7 - Modern bodies in the making: Tales from a factory and a bar in South China""""8 - Re-discovering national spatiality and diversity in South China""; ""Notes""; ""References""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [199]-207) and index.
ISBN:
988-220-932-7
988-8053-93-0
OCLC:
793012703
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