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China's new Confucianism : politics and everyday life in a changing society / Daniel A. Bell.

By: Bell, Daniel (Daniel A.), 1964-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: JQ1510 .B45 2010Publication: Princeton, N.J. ; Woodstock : Princeton University Press, 2010Description: xxxi, 240 p.Notes: Originally published: 2008.ISBN: 9780691145853 (pbk.); 0691145857 (pbk.); 9780691136905; 0691136904.Subject(s): Confucianism -- China | China -- Politics and government -- 2002- | China -- Social conditions -- 2000-
Contents:
pt. 1: Politics. From communism to Confucianism : changing discourses on China's political future ; War, peace, and China's soft power ; Hierarchical rituals for egalitarian societies -- pt. 2: Society. Sex, singing, and civility : the costs and benefits of the karaoke trade ; How should employers treat domestic workers? ; The politics of sports : from the 2006 World Cup to the 2008 Olympics -- pt. 3: Education. A critique of critical thinking ; Teaching political theory in Beijing ; On being Confucian : why Confucians needn't be old, serious, and conservative -- Appendices. Depoliticizing the Analects ; Jiang Qing's Political Confucianism.
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Originally published: 2008.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1: Politics. From communism to Confucianism : changing discourses on China's political future ; War, peace, and China's soft power ; Hierarchical rituals for egalitarian societies -- pt. 2: Society. Sex, singing, and civility : the costs and benefits of the karaoke trade ; How should employers treat domestic workers? ; The politics of sports : from the 2006 World Cup to the 2008 Olympics -- pt. 3: Education. A critique of critical thinking ; Teaching political theory in Beijing ; On being Confucian : why Confucians needn't be old, serious, and conservative -- Appendices. Depoliticizing the Analects ; Jiang Qing's Political Confucianism.

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