Macau History and Society

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Hong Kong University Press, 01/01/2011 - 294 páginas
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As a survey of Macau's 450 years of history and society, this book offers some fascinating analysis of controversial topics such as sovereignty, democratization, the clash of civilizations, the gaming industry, current social problems, and a Macauan identity. Historical and sociological research findings and literature and the arts are used to illustrate the author's arguments.

 

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Índice

Macau History and Society
1
Portuguese Maritime Expansion and theState of AomenHow Macau Came into Being
9
Macaus PoliticsThen and Now
19
Macaus Economy Making a Living
55
Social Interaction The Clash of Civilizations and Culturesin Macau
83
Religion and Social Development inMacau and China
119
Literature and the Arts inand about Macau
143
Social Issues and Problems in Macau
165
ConclusionsToward a Macauan Identity
191
Appendix
209
Notes
217
Bibliography
269
Index
291
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Zhidong Hao is professor of sociology at the University of Macau. He is the author and editor of the following books: Civil Society in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan (edited in Chinese); Whither Taiwan and Mainland China: National Identity, the State, and Intellectuals; Xijiao Cun: The Historical Transformation of a Village in Northern China (co-authored in Chinese); Toward Democracy and Harmony: Difficulties in Social Progress in Macao, Taiwan, and Mainland China (in Chinese); National Identity and the Future Cross-Strait Relations (edited in Chinese); A Comparative Study of Rural Governance across the Taiwan Strait (co-edited in Chinese); and Intellectuals at a Crossroads: The Changing Politics of China's Knowledge Workers.

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