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The Future ConditionalBuilding an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

The Future Conditional: Building an English-Speaking Society in Northeast China

Eric S. Henry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754906
eISBN:
9781501754920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754906.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a nuanced discussion of the globalization of the English language and the widespread effects it has had on Shenyang, the capital and largest city of China's northeast Liaoning ... More

Meritocracy and Its DiscontentsAnxiety and the National College Entrance Exam in China

Meritocracy and Its Discontents: Anxiety and the National College Entrance Exam in China

Zachary M. Howlett

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754432
eISBN:
9781501754449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754432.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book investigates the wider social, political, religious, and economic dimensions of the Gaokao, China's national college entrance exam, as well as the complications that arise from its ... More

A Simpler LifeSynthetic Biological Experiments

A Simpler Life: Synthetic Biological Experiments

Talia Dan-Cohen

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753442
eISBN:
9781501753459
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753442.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book approaches the developing field of synthetic biology by focusing on the experimental and institutional lives of practitioners in two labs at Princeton University. It highlights the distance ... More

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