A major scholarly accomplishment in exploring the details of Yuan’s life and his many roles in China’s public sphere.
As a short, readable work, it’s a good introduction which gives a nice overview and – being fresh off the printing press – includes the latest developments in the Nagasaki…
This bold collection is a chance to hear the working-class voices of Indonesian migrants that until now have rarely been heard in the English language.
'The First book of its kind and a welcome addition to the literature on qualitative research methods. (...) While the individual chapters all represent useful contributions in themselves, the whole…
"This book is a great introductory look at the forces that over the past 70 years have shaped the current political, economic, and social outlook of the countries of the Asian Pacific Rim. Anyone who is interested in the Asian Pacific Rim countries should read this book."
"For anyone academically and/or politically interested in local activism, discourses and strategies inside the queer/tongzhi community in Mainland China, this book gives a great overview of the political and social obstacles and impressive hard-earned achievements of its highly active members.
"Simpson’s overall conclusion (…) provides a wealth of insights, many of them unexpected, into the political principles, ethical commitments and diverse tactics of justice-oriented campaigns led by these ‘emancipatory governance groups’ … The book contains a wealth of information on the process-oriented nature of such groups, and the author does an excellent job o