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Chinese intellectuals on the world frontier [electronic resource] : blazing the black path / J.A. English-Lueck.

By: English-Lueck, J. A. (June Anne), 1953-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1997Description: 1 online resource (x, 171 p.).ISBN: 9780313388415 (electronic bk.); 0313388415 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Intellectuals -- China | China -- Intellectual life -- 1976- | China -- Social conditions -- 1976-2000 | Social Science | Intellectuels -- Chine | Chine -- Vie intellectuelle -- 1976- | Chine -- Conditions sociales -- 1976- | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social Classes | Intellectuels -- Chine | Chine -- Conditions sociales -- 1976-2000 | Chine -- Vie intellectuelle -- 1976- | Intellektueller | ChinaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chinese intellectuals on the world frontier.DDC classification: 305.5/52/0951 Other classification: RR 69980 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ch. 1. Of Maps, Metaphors, Perils and Precautions -- Ch. 2. Journey to the East -- Ch. 3. Journey to the West -- Ch. 4. Sage on Trial -- Ch. 5. The Mountain of Flowers and Fruit -- Ch. 6. Golden Coins, Red Phoenixes -- Ch. 7. Transformations of the Disciple.
Summary: This is the study of the status of intellectuals in the People's Republic of China during and after the events of Tiananmen Square. Currently intellectuals find themselves on the cusp of change as the socialist state monopoly on academia, scientific and technical research is yielding to market pressures. Universities must be, at least partially, self-sustaining. Entrepreneurial niches, outside of state control, are opening for intellectuals as industry privatizes. The entire society has shifted its focus from ideology to material wealth. These dramatic changes have forced choices on China's th.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-166) and index.

Ch. 1. Of Maps, Metaphors, Perils and Precautions -- Ch. 2. Journey to the East -- Ch. 3. Journey to the West -- Ch. 4. Sage on Trial -- Ch. 5. The Mountain of Flowers and Fruit -- Ch. 6. Golden Coins, Red Phoenixes -- Ch. 7. Transformations of the Disciple.

This is the study of the status of intellectuals in the People's Republic of China during and after the events of Tiananmen Square. Currently intellectuals find themselves on the cusp of change as the socialist state monopoly on academia, scientific and technical research is yielding to market pressures. Universities must be, at least partially, self-sustaining. Entrepreneurial niches, outside of state control, are opening for intellectuals as industry privatizes. The entire society has shifted its focus from ideology to material wealth. These dramatic changes have forced choices on China's th.

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