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A History of Dispossession: Governmentality and the Politics of Property in Nanjing, 1927 - 1979

@inproceedings{Tsui2011AHO,
  title={A History of Dispossession: Governmentality and the Politics of Property in Nanjing, 1927 - 1979},
  author={C. M. Tsui},
  year={2011}
}
Author(s): Tsui, Chung Man | Advisor(s): AlSayyad, Nezar | Abstract: This dissertation aims to provide a history of dispossession in China from 1927 to 1979. It discusses the ways the property politics in the Nationalist and Socialist regimes have shaped the urban development of a Chinese city, Nanjing. Drawing upon the insights of Michel Foucault's governmentality studies, this dissertation tries to make sense of the shifts in relations between knowledge, power, and subjectivity in China's… Expand
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