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Postcoloniality and Religiosity in Modern China
In the long 20th century, modern China experienced perhaps the world’s most radical and systematic secularization process and the decimation of traditional religious and ritual cultures. This articleExpand
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Putting Global Capitalism in Its Place
  • M. M. Yang
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • 1 August 2000
This article takes up J. K. Gibson‐Graham’s call for a theoretical move away from a model of monolithic global capitalism and notions of one‐way “penetration” of capitalism. The notion of “economicExpand
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Chinese Religiosities: Afflictions of Modernity and State Formation
The long twentieth century in China and Taiwan has seen both a dramatic process of state-driven secularization and modernization and a vigorous revival of contemporary religious life. "ChineseExpand
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Chinese maritime economy
From sovereignty to governmentality and back: China and the USA
  • M. M. Yang
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Social anthropology : the journal of the European…
  • 28 May 2020
Maoist China (1949–1979) represented what Carl Schmitt and Giorgio Agamben meant by ‘sovereign power’, par excellence. A single sacred personage exercised personal decisionism that overrodeExpand
The Gift Economy and
The state apparatus in China today has taken upon itself almost total responsibility for administering the social and economic domain. The welfare and control of the population, the organization ofExpand
5. The Political Economy of Gift Relations
1. Guanxi Dialects and Vocabulary
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