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Urban anthropology in China

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Cities and towns -- China,
    • Sociology, Urban -- China,
    • Urban anthropology -- China

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Greg Guldin and Aidan Southall.
      SeriesStudies in human society,, v. 6
      ContributionsGuldin, Gregory Eliyu., Southall, Aidan William.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT147.C48 U68 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 429 p. :
      Number of Pages429
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1731613M
      ISBN 109004096205
      LC Control Number92036147

      Includes biographies of central figures in urban and regional studies, such as Doreen Massey, Peter Hall, Neil Smith, and Henri Lefebvre The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Urban and Regional Studies is an indispensable reference for students and researchers in urban and regional studies, urban sociology, urban geography, and urban anthropology. Aidan Southall (11 September – 17 May ) was a British cultural anthropologist recognised for his fieldwork in urban settings in post-war Africa. Often identified as a pioneer in the study of African cities, Southall is said to have played a significant role in the development of urban anthropology. He was married to Christine Obbo, they have a son and a daughter.

      Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development 36(): Tilt, Bryan and John A. Young. "Introductory Essay: Development in Contemporary China." Urban Anthropology and Studies of Cultural Systems and World Economic Development 36(): After three decades of massive rural-to-urban migration in China, a burgeoning population of over 35 million second-generation migrants living in its cities poses a challenge to socialist modes of population management and urban governance. In The Inconvenient Generation, Minhua Ling offers the first longitudinal study of these migrant youth from middle school to the labor market .

      If anthropology can say new things about cities, the author reasons, then surely it is living in the complex present rather than expiring with the primitive past. Dr. Fox's book is an in-depth study of urban institutions and their cultural settings in many different societies and times/5(7). Anthropology is the scientific study of humans, human behavior and societies in the past and present. Social anthropology studies patterns of behaviour and cultural anthropology studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. Linguistic anthropology studies how language influences social life. Biological or physical anthropology studies the biological development .


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