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Title: Hong Kong : the anthropology of a Chinese metropolis;
Anthropology of a Chinese metropolis 
Author: Evans, Grant, 1948; Tam, Maria
Date: 1997
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press
Description: Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-331). Introduction: the anthropology of contemporary Hong Kong / Grant Evans & Maria Tam -- Hong Kong ethnicity: of folk models and change / Gregory Eliyu Guldin -- Back to the future: herbal tea shops in Hong Kong / Cheng Sea Ling -- Of mimicry and mermaids: Hong Kong and the documentary film legacy / Philip Robertson -- Resurgent Chinese power in postmodern disguise: the new Bank of China buildings in Hong Kong and Macau / Cheng Miu Bing, Christina -- Treading the margins: performing Hong Kong / Rozanna Lilley -- Negotiating tradition: customary succession in the New Territories of Hong Kong / Selina Ching Chan -- Jyuht Fòhng Néuih: female inheritance and affection / Eliza Chan -- Motherhood in Hong Kong: the working mother and child-care in the parent-centred Hong Kong family / Diana Martin -- Traditional values and modern meanings in the paper offering industry of Hong Kong / Janet Lee Scott -- Sacred power in the metropolis: shrines and temples in Hong Kong / Graeme Lang -- Ghosts and the new governor: the anthropology of a Hong Kong rumour / Grant Evans -- Bad boys and bad language: Chóu Háu and the sociolinguistics of swearwords in Hong Kong Cantonese / Kingsley Bolton & Christopher Hutton. vii, 335 p. ill. 23 cm
Identifier: ISBN:0824820053 (alk. paper)
Keywords: Hong Kong (China)

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