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Inter-disciplinary in approach, this collection of essays explores Chinas reform era development within the concept of translocality. A key element of spatial change in todays China has been the unprecedented geographic mobility of millions of labour migrants, tourists, brides, entrepreneurs, and many others. But translocality doesnt just mean people. It is crucially constInter-disciplinary in approach, this collection of essays explores Chinas reform era development within the concept of translocality. A key element of spatial change in todays China has been the unprecedented geographic mobility of millions of labour migrants, tourists, brides, entrepreneurs, and many others. But translocality doesnt just mean people. It is crucially constituted by the circulation of capital, ideas, images, goods, styles, services, and disease to name but a few. With contributions from well-respected China specialists, the essays focus simultaneously on mobilities and localities, drawing our attention to the multiplying forms of mobility in China whilst retaining the importance of localities in peoples lives. The book provides a clear path to understanding the importance of translocality as a concept along with concrete examples of its operation in China. Unique in approach, it is at once a study of the connections between location and culture, politics, economics, bodies, gender and technology....

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ISBN : 9781280480713
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 270 Pages
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