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Tanners of Taiwan [electronic resource] : life strategies and national culture / Scott Simon.

By: Simon, Scott, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Westview case studies in anthropology: Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Westview, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 172 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780813345758 (electronic bk.); 0813345758 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Ethnology -- Taiwan | Group identity -- Taiwan | Tanners -- Taiwan | Social Science | Ethnologie -- Taiwan | Identit�e collective -- Taiwan | Tanneurs -- Taiwan | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Ethnic Studies -- General | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority StudiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Tanners of Taiwan.DDC classification: 305.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Series Editor Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on Transliteration of Mandarin and Taiwanese; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO HISTORICAL CONTEXTS; CHAPTER THREE SOCIAL BACKGROUND; CHAPTER FOUR TANNERS AND FAMILY FIRMS; CHAPTER FIVE CORPORATE AND FIRM NETWORKS; CHAPTER SIX WOMEN AND ENTERPRISE; CHAPTER SEVEN WORKERS AND BOSSES; CHAPTER EIGHT CROSS-STRAIT INVESTMENT AND NATIONAL IDENTITY; CHAPTER NINE POLITICAL MOVEMENTS -- TOWARD A FREE TAIWAN; Appendix I: Glossary; Appendix II: The Labor Process of Leather Tanning; References; Index.
Summary: An ethnography of the leather-tanning industry in Southern Taiwan, Tanners of Taiwan examines what it means to be Chinese.
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Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--McGill University.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-163) and index.

Series Editor Preface; Acknowledgments; Notes on Transliteration of Mandarin and Taiwanese; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO HISTORICAL CONTEXTS; CHAPTER THREE SOCIAL BACKGROUND; CHAPTER FOUR TANNERS AND FAMILY FIRMS; CHAPTER FIVE CORPORATE AND FIRM NETWORKS; CHAPTER SIX WOMEN AND ENTERPRISE; CHAPTER SEVEN WORKERS AND BOSSES; CHAPTER EIGHT CROSS-STRAIT INVESTMENT AND NATIONAL IDENTITY; CHAPTER NINE POLITICAL MOVEMENTS -- TOWARD A FREE TAIWAN; Appendix I: Glossary; Appendix II: The Labor Process of Leather Tanning; References; Index.

An ethnography of the leather-tanning industry in Southern Taiwan, Tanners of Taiwan examines what it means to be Chinese.

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