Category Archives: China


Gender and Restaurant Work in Shanghai

A review of Transforming Life in China: Gendered Experiences of Restaurant Workers in Shanghai, by Yang Shen. Although many existing literature study migrant workers in…

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Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan

A review of Marshaling Culture: Strategies of Japanese Mobilization in Colonial Taiwan, by Winifred Kai-wen Chang. Winifred Chang’s dissertation is a reexamination of the centrality…


Educating the Masses in China

A review of The Politics of Education: Popular Education, Quotidian Experience, and Contention over the Masses in China, 1927–1937, by Miao Feng. During the “Nanjing…