Gender and Community Under British Colonialism

Emotion, Struggle and Politics in a Chinese Village

By Siu Keung Cheung

© 2007 – Routledge

216 pages | 8 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

Gender and Community Under British Colonialism is a study of continuity and change in village communities in the New Territories of Hong Kong, China.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Story of the New Territories 2. The Story of Da Shu Village 3. The Story of Chinese Lineage 4. The Story of Local Practices 5. The Story of Village Women 6. The Story of Deng Amei. Conclusion

About the Author

Cheung Siu Keung is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Hong Kong Shue Yan College. He obtained his doctoral degree from The University of Edinburgh. His research interests mainly include the voices and practices of Chinese people as well as minority politics and social movements.

About the Series

East Asian Studies

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POL003000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civics & Citizenship
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC032000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies