Vol.2 June 2012

The online Journal, Bijiao: China in Comparative Perspective Book Review (CCPBR), is published annually (ISSN 2045-0680) from 2011, by China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN) at LSE, supported by publishers, contributors and our International Advisory Board leading academics and China experts throughout the world.

Editorial team:

Editor-in-cheif: Professor Stephan Feuchtwang
Review Editor: Dr Geoffrey Gowlland
Managing Editor: Dr Xiangqun Chang

Contact: jccp@lse.ac.uk

 

Table of Contents

   The Globalization of Chinese Food 
        Reviewed by Allen Chun........................................................................................................................... 1 
   Enemies of Civilization: Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia,  Egypt,  and China 
        Reviewed by Huili Zheng.......................................................................................................................... 3 
   Globalization and Economic Integration: Winners and Losers in the Asia-Pacific  
        Reviewed by Amitendu Palit ..................................................................................................................... 5 
   New Media for a New China 
        Reviewed by Falk Hartig........................................................................................................................... 6 
   Shanghai’s Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy 
       in China, 1842-1937
 
       Reviewed by Jing Bian............................................................................................................................... 8
   Civil Society: History and Possibilities
       Reviewed by Emily Taylor ..........................................................................................................................9 
   China, the United States, and 21st-Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership 
       Reviewed by Russ Glenn .......................................................................................................................... 10 
  Beyond the Middle Kingdom: Comparative Perspectives on China's Capitalist Transformation
      Reviewed by Lei Zhang ..............................................................................................................................13
  The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange Between China and Europe
       Reviewed by Yu Hua ................................................................................................................................15  
   Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in China: Chinese and Canadian Perspectives

         Reviewed by Lisa Fischler .......................................................................................................................17  
  Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion

        Reviewed by Marola Padín Novas ............................................................................................................. 20 
   Global "Body Shopping": An Indian International Labor System in the Information
       Technology Industry

       Reviewed by Sancia Wai-San Wan ............................................................................................................ 22 
   New welfare state in East Asia: Global Challenges and Restructuring 
       Reviewed by Lei Zhang............................................................................................................................ 24  
   Racial Frontiers: Africans, Chinese and Mexicans in Western America, 1848- 1890 
       Reviewed by Laurent Bachmann .............................................................................................................. 25  

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 2012 年六月第二期

 

The online Journal, Bijiao: China in Comparative Perspective Book Review (CCPBR), is published annually (ISSN 2045-0680) from 2011, by China in Comparative Perspective Network (CCPN) at LSE, supported by publishers, contributors and our International Advisory Board leading academics and China experts throughout the world.

编辑团队

主编:王斯福教授 (Professor Stephan Feuchtwang)

书评编辑:Geoffrey Gowlland博士

执行编辑:常向群博士 (Dr. Xiangqun Chang)

联系方法: books@ccpn-global.org

 

Table of Contents

   The Globalization of Chinese Food 
        Reviewed by Allen Chun................................................................................................................. 1 
   Enemies of Civilization: Attitudes toward Foreigners in Ancient Mesopotamia,  Egypt,  and China 
        Reviewed by Huili Zheng................................................................................................................ 3 
   Globalization and Economic Integration: Winners and Losers in the Asia-Pacific  
        Reviewed by Amitendu Palit ............................................................................................................5 
   New Media for a New China 
        Reviewed by Falk Hartig..................................................................................................................6 
   Shanghai’s Bund and Beyond: British Banks, Banknote Issuance, and Monetary Policy in China, 1842-1937 
       Reviewed by Jing Bian..................................................................................................................... 8
   Civil Society: History and Possibilities
       Reviewed by Emily Taylor ................................................................................................................9 
   China, the United States, and 21st-Century Sea Power: Defining a Maritime Security Partnership 
       Reviewed by Russ Glenn ................................................................................................................10 
  Beyond the Middle Kingdom: Comparative Perspectives on China's Capitalist Transformation
      Reviewed by Lei Zhang ...................................................................................................................13
  The Interweaving of Rituals: Funerals in the Cultural Exchange Between China and Europe
       Reviewed by Yu Hua .....................................................................................................................15  
   Confronting Discrimination and Inequality in China: Chinese and Canadian Perspectives

         Reviewed by Lisa Fischler ............................................................................................................17  
  Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia: A Research Companion

        Reviewed by Marola Padín Novas ..................................................................................................20 
   Global "Body Shopping": An Indian International Labor System in the Information Technology Industry
       Reviewed by Sancia Wai-San Wan .................................................................................................22 
   New welfare state in East Asia: Global Challenges and Restructuring 
       Reviewed by Lei Zhang................................................................................................................ 24  
   Racial Frontiers: Africans, Chinese and Mexicans in Western America, 1848- 1890 
       Reviewed by Laurent Bachmann ...................................................................................................25  

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