SUNY series in Global Modernity

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Hu Feng

A study of Hu Feng as a literary critic and case study on how intellectual work can respond to political pressure.

The Politics of People

Explores the cultural dimensions of protest and dissent in China, focusing on dramatic forms of bodily, spatial, strategic, and artistic performativity.

Found in Transition

Presents an updated account of Hong Kong and its culture two decades after its reversion to China.

Forget Chineseness

Critiques the idea of a Chinese cultural identity and argues that such identities are instead determined by geopolitical and economic forces.

Anarchism in Korea

A regional and transnational history of anarchism in Korea.

Undervalued Dissent

Uses two case studies to demonstrate how neoliberal reforms in India have de-democratized labor politics.

Insurgent, Poet, Mystic, Sectarian

Discusses how contemporary Iranian and Middle Eastern thinkers and artists are forging a new postmodern vision.

Lost in Transition

Looks at the fate of Hong Kong’s unique culture since its reversion to China.

Excess and Masculinity in Asian Cultural Productions

Innovative analysis of the relationship of gender to East Asian economic development.

Precarious Liberation

Examines the relationship of precarious employment to state policies on citizenship and social inclusion in the context of postapartheid South Africa.

Toward Filipino Self-Determination

Examines the project of Filipino self-determination in the context of capitalist globalization.

Paradigm City

Materially grounded analysis of contemporary film, literature, and music in Hong Kong that resists the superficial stereotypes of the “global city. ”