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Xiaowei Zang - Ethnicity in China: A Critical Introduction - 9780745653617 - V9780745653617
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Ethnicity in China: A Critical Introduction

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On the global stage, China is often seen to be a homogenous nation when, in fact, it is a diverse multi-ethnic society, with 55 minority nationality groups recognized by the government. Series: China Today. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSL; JHB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 150 x 24. Weight in Grams: 374.
On the global stage, China is often seen to be a homogenous nation when, in fact, it is a diverse multi-ethnic society, with 55 minority nationality groups recognized by the government. Scattered across the vast landmass, ethnic minorities in China occupy a precarious place in the state, where the Confucian concept of cultural community plays down ethnicity and encourages integration of minority nationalities into the majority Han-Chinese society. This insightful book reveals the ethnic diversity underlying the People s Republic of China and examines how ethnicity intersects with social and political issues through key themes such as ethnic inequality, the ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Polity Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Series
China Today
Condition
New
Weight
373g
Number of Pages
200
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745653617
SKU
V9780745653617
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Xiaowei Zang
Xiaowei Zang is Chair Professor of Social Sciences at the City University of Hong Kong

Reviews for Ethnicity in China: A Critical Introduction
This is an exceptional book on ethnic minorities in the People s Republic of China. Zang is an outstanding authority on the topic, having already written widely on the societies of the Muslim and other minorities. He has an extraordinarily firm grasp both of the primary and secondary literature and has carried out extensive field work on the minorities. We ... Read more

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