Lost in Transition: Hong Kong Culture in the Age of China (SUNY series in Global Modernity)

Lost in Transition: Hong Kong Culture in the Age of China
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By juxtaposing a series of critical issues urban development, self-writing, language education, and cultural production, among others that have confounded those who care deeply about this former British colony, Chu offers his readers an intelligent and sensitive guide to connect and make sense of the various debates, and he places the conundrums Hong Kong faces in the contexts of both the limits of neoliberal capitalism and the Age of China.

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Select Bibliography. In an era when China welcomed outsiders and became the world's most rapidly developing economy, Hong Kong's special position as a capitalist outpost was no longer a privilege.

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By drawing on various cultural discourses, such as film, popular music, and politics of everyday life, Chu provides an informative and critical analysis of the impact of China's ascendency on the notion of "One Country, Two Cultures. Get A Copy.

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Lost in Transition: Hong Kong Culture in the Age of China and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Looks at the fate of Hong Kong’s unique culture since its reversion to China. In this timely and insightful book, Yiu-Wai Chu takes stock of Hong Kong’s culture. Editorial Reviews. Review. “ a serious study of the cultural dimensions of contemporary Hong Lost in Transition: Hong Kong Culture in the Age of China (SUNY series in Global Modernity) - Kindle edition by Yiu-Wai Chu. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like.

Jun 26, Servabo Fidem rated it liked it. We'll always have Hong Kong, but it has blended in with any other large Chinese city. Hong Kong has been lost.

https://agendapop.cl/wp-content/trace/pamex-programa-para-espiar.php The future of Hong Kong, and even the world, is in China. China was asleep during the Industrial Revolution. She was just waking up during the Information Technology Revolution. She intends to participate fully in the Green Revolution.

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With the rise of China, Hong Kong is becoming increasingly replaceable and will continue to be lost in transition. Although generally objective, Chu squee We'll always have Hong Kong, but it has blended in with any other large Chinese city. Although generally objective, Chu squeezes in tints of personal distaste for mainland China, hinting that Hong Kong and China are two separate entities and it is China's fault for eating away the culture and international identity of Hong Kong because Hong Kong is now a part of China and Hong Kongers are now dubbed Chinese.

Because of this, I would discount the credibility of the "facts" presented by Chu.

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Dec 02, C. Well written, thesis clearly presented. I especially appreciate that it is not quite prophesying doom for everything Hong Kongese. The outlook is dim enough, as I guess most people would agree, but the author points out a way for the culture to adapt to new times yet retain its unique Hong Kong-ness. An enjoyable read for anyone familiar with Hong Kong since the Handover of