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Books Available in the Bookstore (Spring 2011)

Multiple copies of these books are also available on reserve in the library. See Course Reserve List for listing of books on reserve by week.

Class Schedule for listings of specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on reserve in folders in the library.

Books with substantial assigned readings:

  • Dutton, Michael. Streetlife China. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.
  • Davis, Deborah, (Ed.), The Consumer Revolution in Urban China. Berkeley: Univ. of Ca Press, 2000.
  • Barme, Geremie R. In the red : on contemporary Chinese culture. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.
  • Anne-Marie Brady, Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, MD: 2008.
  • Zhou Yongming 2006. Historicizing online politics: telegraphy, the Internet, and political participation in China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006.

Recommended Books (good reference, or only a portion assigned, only a few copies available)

  • Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso, 1983. (12 pp)..
  • Curran and Park, (Eds.), De-Westernizing Media Studies. London: Routledge, 2000.
  • Jing Wang. Brand New China: Advertising, Media and Commercial Culture. Harvard University Press 2008.
  • Curtin, Michael. Playing to the World’s Biggest Audience: The Globalization of Chinese Film and TV. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.
  • Jiang, Rong. 2004. Wolf Totem.  Penguin Press HC, First Printing edition (March 27, 2008)  ISBN-10: 1594201560





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