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Books on Reserve (Spring 2011)

Multiple copies of these books are on reserve in the library. Many of these books are also available in the bookstore. See Course Book List.

Class Schedule for specific required and supplementary readings from these books, as well as articles and excerpts on ereserve.

Books with assigned readings:

  • Ong, Aihwa. Flexible Citizenship: the Cultural Logics of Transnationality. Duke, 1999

  • Dutton, Michael.  Streetlife China.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

  • Dirlik and Zhang, (Eds.), Postmodernism and China.  Durham: Duke University Press, 2000.

  • Benjamin, Walter.  Illuminations: Essays and Reflections, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1968.

  • Adorno and Horkheimer.  The Dialectic of Enlightenment. Stanford, 2002.

  • Ginsburg et al, eds., Media Worlds: Anthropology on New Terrain. Berkeley: Univ. of CA press, 2002.

  • Marris, Paul and Sue Thornham, Eds.  Media Studies: a Reader. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1996.

  • Williams, Raymond. Marxism and Literature. 1977

  • Anderson, Benedict. Imagined communities : reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism. London ; New York : Verso, 1991

  • Jonathan Unger, (Ed.), Chinese Nationalism.  Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1996.

  • Curran and Park, (Eds.), De-Westernizing Media Studies.  London: Routledge, 2000.

  • Nathan and Rawski, (Eds.), Popular Culture in Late Imperial China.  Berkeley: Univ. of CA Press, 1985.

  • Link, Madsen and Pickowicz, (Eds.), Unofficial China: Popular Culture and Thought in the People's Republic.  San Francisco: Westview Press, 1989.

  • Wen Ho Chang.  Mass Media in China: The History and the Future.  Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1989.

  • Evans and Donald, (Eds.), Picturing Power in the People's Republic of China: Posters of the Cultural Revolution.  Oxford: Rowan and Littlefield, 1999.

  • Padma 'bum. Six stars with a crooked neck : Tibetan memoirs of the Cultural Revolution / Padma-'bum ; translated by Lauran R. Hartley. Dharamsala, Distt. Kangra, H.P. : Bod kyi dus bab, 2001.

  • Lull, James. China Turned On: Television, Reform and Resistance.  London: Routledge, 1991.

  • Davis, (Ed.), The Consumer Revolution in Urban China.  Berkeley: Univ. of Ca Press, 2000.

  • De Certeau, Michel. The Practice of Everyday Life. (mult. copies in lib.)

  • Anne-Marie Brady, Marketing Dictatorship: Propaganda and Thought Work in Contemporary China (Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Lanham, MD: 2008,

  • Zhao, Yuezhi. Media, Market and Democracy in China.  Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998.

  • Jing Wang. Brand New China: Advertising, Media and Commercial Culture. Harvard University Press 2008.

  • Barme, Geremie R.  In the red : on contemporary Chinese culture.  New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.

  • Curtin, Michael. Playing to the World’s Biggest Audience: The Globalization of Chinese Film and TV. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

  • Jianying Zha. China Pop, New York: The New Press, 1995.

  • Zhou Yongming 2006. Historicizing online politics: telegraphy, the Internet, and political participation in China. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006.

  • Jens Damm and Simona Thomas, eds., Chinese Cyberspaces: Technological Changes and Political Effects. London: Routledge, 2006.

  • Marcus, George, ed. Connected: Engagements with Media. Chicago UPress, 1996.

  • Mengin, Francoise, ed. Cyber China: Reshaping National Identities in the Age of Information. Palgrave, 2004.

  • Yang, Mayfair, (Ed.). Spaces of Their Own : Women's Public Sphere in Transnational China (Public Worlds, V. 4).  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1999.

  • Khun Eng Kuah-Pearce and Khun Eng Kuah. Chinese Women and the Cyberspace, Amsterdam : Amsterdam Univ. Press, 2008.

  • Jiang, Rong. 2004. Wolf Totem.  Penguin Press HC, First Printing edition (March 27, 2008)  ISBN-10: 1594201560





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