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Author Sun, Feiyu
Title Social Suffering and Political Confession : Suku in Modern China
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd, 2012
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Series Peking University Series on Sociology and Anthropology Ser. ; v.1
Peking University Series on Sociology and Anthropology Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- Editorial Committee -- Foreword by Paul Antze -- Foreword by Lesley Jacobs -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. When Revolution Met Rural China -- 1.1. Historical Background: Land Reform and Traditional Society -- 1.1.1. China's revolution: The role of mass mobilization -- 1.1.2. A brief history of land reform -- 1.1.3. Class and classification -- 1.1.4. Traditional rural society and change in early modern China -- 1.2. Historical Background: The Implementation of Land Reform -- 1.2.1. The role of the work team -- 1.2.2. The diary of Yang Hansheng -- 1.2.3. Investigating the villagers -- 1.2.4. The difficulties of classification -- Chapter 2. Suku: Beyond a Political Instrument -- 2.1. The Development of Suku -- 2.1.1. Suku as a revolutionary mission -- 2.1.2. The development of Suku in the PLA -- 2.1.3. A handbook of Suku -- 2.1.4. Suku in the villages -- 2.1.5. The effects of Suku -- 2.2. Suku: More Than a Political Instrument -- Chapter 3. On Social Neurosis -- 3.1. Freud's Human Disease -- 3.2. From Civilized Sexuality to a Disease of Civilization -- 3.3. Marcuse's Social Oedipus -- 3.4. Toward a Neurosis Analysis of Revolution: China's Suku -- Chapter 4. On Social Suffering -- 4.1. Radical Evil: Understanding Totalitarianism -- 4.2. From Radical Evil to the Banality of Evil -- 4.3. The Modern Age and the Holocaust -- 4.3.1. Arendt's terms and definitions -- 4.3.2. The rise of society and world alienation -- 4.3.3. Earth alienation -- 4.4. The Holocaust, Suku, and Modernity -- Chapter 5. Suku and Power -- 5.1. A Foucauldian Method of Interpretation -- 5.2. Suku, Daily Life, and Power -- 5.3. State Power and Local Society -- 5.4. Local Wisdom Versus Revolutionary Truth -- 5.5. Power, Suku, and Subjectivity -- Chapter 6. Suku, Modern China, and Beyond -- 6.1. Ricoeur's Theory of Narrative and Identity
6.2. Confession: In-Between Power and Identity -- 6.3. Toward an Analysis of Mass Psychology of China's Revolution -- 6.4. Comparative Notes on the TRC -- 6.5. Suku, China, and Beyond -- Bibliography -- Index
Key Features:The first work that focuses on the Suku movement in the English Academic worldThe analysis of the primary materials that were originally used during the Land Reform Movement and the synthesis of the current study on Suku in ChinaMore than a simple description of the Suku movement, the author tries to interpret the Suku phenomenon with the help of western social theories in order to give a thorough understanding of the paradox of the modern transformation of China's culture and society
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Sun, Feiyu Social Suffering and Political Confession : Suku in Modern China Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd,c2012 9789814407298
Subject Social history.;Suffering.;China -- History
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