Reading Hong Kong, Reading Ourselves

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Janel CURRY , Paul HANSTEDT
City University of HK Press, Jul 8, 2014 - Social Science - 318 pages

This book, written by fourteen reflective scholars about living and learning from Hong Kong, builds on the growing interest of using “place” as text while providing a model of deepening cross-cultural encounters. Each chapter is written in a personal and experiential style, exploring Hong Kong through the lenses of a range of disciplines that shaped individual author's perceptions and encounters.


This book is published by City University of Hong Kong Press.

香港城市大學出版社出版。

 

 

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Contents

Street Level Sociology in Hong Kong
24
Walking in Hong Kong
47
Cultural Transformation of the Public Sphere
66
Discovering Hong Kong through Movement
112
The Search to Find and Understand
139
The Colonial Past in Hong Kongs Present
162
Hamlet in Hong Kong
188
Are You in the Safe Zone?
210
How Good Am I? Self Evaluation in an Examination Culture
230
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About the author (2014)

Janel CURRY has been serving as Provost of Gordon College
in Massachusetts since 2012. Prior to going to Gordon College,
she was Dean for Research and Scholarship and Professor of Geography
and Environmental Studies at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Curry was a Fulbright Scholar in General Education
at City University of Hong Kong in 2010 and returned to continue her work with City University in 2012.
She has also held a Fulbright Fellowship to Canada.   

Paul HANSTEDT is a Professor of English at Roanoke College
and the author of two books: Hong Konged, a travel memoir,
and General Education Essentials, a faculty introduction to current trends in liberal education.        

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