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"Getting by": Class and State Formation Among Chinese in Malaysia

Donald M. Nonini
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Language
English
ISBN
9780801452475, 0801452473, 9780801479083, 0801479088
Contents
  • Introduction : an historical ethnography of class and state formation
  • Counterinsurgency, silences, forgetting, 1946-1969
  • Boom town in the making, 1978-1980
  • Getting by : the arts of deception and the typical Chinese
  • Banalities of the urban : hegemony or state predation?
  • Class dismissed!
  • Men in motion : the dialectics of disputatiousness and rice-eating money
  • Chinese society as a sheet of loose sand : elite arguments and class discipline in a postcolonial era
  • Subsumption and encompassment : class, state formation and production of urban space, 1980-1997
  • Covert global : exit, alternative sovereignties, being stuck
  • Walking on two roads and jumping airplanes.
Description
x, 348 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-338) and index.
Technical Details
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