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Strangers in the City

Reconfigurations of Space, Power, and Social Networks Within China"s Floating Population

by Zhang, Li.

  • 170 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Stanford University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Urban Sociology,
  • Migration (Social Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Rural-urban migration,
  • Asia - China,
  • Emigration & Immigration,
  • Social Science / Sociology / Urban,
  • Urban policy,
  • Demography,
  • Beijing,
  • Migrant labor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7929399M
    ISBN 100804740305
    ISBN 109780804740302

    Strangers in Budapest is a remarkable novel that continues to haunt me, weeks after I reached its powerful, unexpected conclusion.” —Lauren Belfer, New York Times bestselling author of City of Light, A Fierce Radiance, and And After the Fire “A mesmerizing story of love and loss. What made the experience of listening to Strangers the most enjoyable? I enjoyed the book Strangers. The reading of the story was ok, although some of the voices, I thought did not match my ideas of the characters, eg Ginger sounded quite timid were to get to the position she was she would have to be a stronger character.

    Cities of Strangers illuminates life in European towns and cities as it was for the settled, and for the 'strangers' or newcomers who joined them between and Some city-states enjoyed considerable autonomy which allowed them to legislate on how newcomers might settle and become citizens in support of a common : Miri Rubin.   Presents the history of Lithuania's capital, from legendary beginnings in the 14th century up to , when Vilnius holds the distinction of being European Capital of Culture. A historical investigation with references to a wealth of sources, this book also features remarkable quotes from travelers passing through. A list of these includes artistic giants (such as writers Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy.

    City of Strangers 1 Now, where to start? Probably the shoes. They were the style businessmen wore, but scuffed, as if the dead man who wore them had been dancing in dust. The white powder had burrowed into the decorative arcs on the toes, creating lacy caps. Released on: Novem   Michael Casey OCSO Strangers to the City. Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict Paraclete Press, “Michael Casey, a monk and scholar who has been publishing his wise teachings on the Rule of St. Benedict for decades, turns to the particular Benedictine values that he considers most urgent for Christians to incorporate into their lives today.


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Strangers to the City book. Read 17 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Michael Casey, a monk Strangers in the City book scholar who has been publishing his /5.

Strangers in the City book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With rapid commercialization, a booming urban economy, and the /5.

The City of Strangers is the second novel of a political/crime thriller series, featuring an intelligent, complex, member of the Garda, Stefan Gillespie, his family, and various professional colleagues in Ireland, during the lead up, and later, within, the period of the Second World War/5(65).

Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict (Voices from the Monastery) - Kindle edition by Casey, Michael. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Strangers to the City: Reflections on the Beliefs and Values of the Rule of Saint Benedict /5(30).

Strangers in the city: reconfigurations of space, power, and social networks within China's floating population User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Zhang (anthropology, Univ.

of California, Davis)has reworked her dissertation into a readable though still scholarly study of China's "floating population," i.e., the one million peasants. The Strangers are the main antagonists of the film Dark City.

They are an alien species, of which possess incredible powers and unimaginably advanced technology. Although, they are nonetheless a dying race, with their hive-minded society unable to adapt or withstand their oncoming extinction. However, having observed the individuality of human beings, they believe that the solution to Alias: The Strangers.

This book would appeal to the busiest oblate as well as to the Benedictine nun. "The key idea of this book is expressed in its title." the author writes in his preface.

"Benedict advises his monks 'to make themselves strangers to the actions of the age'-to become strangers to the city."Brand: Paraclete Press.

Book is the leader of the Strangers, making most of the major decisions for them. He is intent on bringing in John Murdoch for further study. He battles John in the end, eventually losing to John’s greater tuning abilities. John Murdoch Edit. John Murdoch is the main protagonist of Dark t: Non-specific.

Another distinction that you draw in the book is the one between green spaces—what you call a “gregarious park” like New York City’s Central Park, versus a “neighborly” one.

Buy a cheap copy of Strangers To The City: Reflections On book by Michael Casey. Michael Casey, a monk and scholar who has been publishing his wise teachings on the Rule of St. Benedict for decades, turns to the particular Benedictine values Free shipping over $/5(5). Strangers in the City: The Hukou and Urban Citizen in China" contains, however, several references to "The Interplay of Gender, Space, and Work in China's Floating Population," which is a book chapter that Zhang published a year before Strangers in the City.

Strangers in the City challenges in convincing ways the many assumptions we may have on. To those interested or fascinated by the monastic life as well as those who follow the Rule of St. Benedict as monks, nuns, or Oblates, Strangers to the City is an illuminating read.

Michael Casey, O.C.S.O., is a Cistercian monk of Tarrawarra Abbey in Australia, a spiritual writer on monastic topics and a much sought-after retreat master and lecturer.

With John Simm, Anthony Chau-Sang Wong, Katie Leung, Rosalind Halstead. Jonah Mulray is a professor whose world comes crashing down /10(2K). Strangers is a novel written by Dean Koontz, released in Plot.

A group of people are brought together by their different and equally strange maladies. There is Dominick who suffers from somnambulism, Ginger has unexplained lapses into a fugue state, Father Brendan loses his faith and later gains a miraculous 'gift', and Ernie who suffers from : Dean Koontz.

City of Strangers - Finalist, Book Marks by Richard LaBonte. Syndicated 07/12/ Tales of women-only tribes set in a utopian world have long been a staple of feminist and lesbian fiction. What distinguishes this one -- in addition to smooth writing and a fast-paced plot --is that peace isn't the only path, utopia comes with quarrels, and.

In this first volume, Luke recounts the stories that strangers asked him to write, in city streets across Europe and the USA.

A blend of narrative non-fiction and the flash-fiction shorts that were written on request in the streets, this book is a journey through the unconscious of the everyday. Stories for Strangers vol. is available here. Category Music; Song Strangers; Artist Sigrid; Licensed to YouTube by SME, UMG (on behalf of Universal-Island Records Ltd.); CMRRA, Kobalt Music.

With rapid commercialization, a booming urban economy, and the relaxation of state migration policies, over million peasants, known as China’s “floating population,” have streamed into large cities seeking employment and a better life.

This massive flow of rural migrants directly challenges Chinese socialist modes of state control. This book traces the profound transformations of. Book Club Discussion Guide: Talking to Strangers, by Malcolm Gladwell The order of these questions is by design, to work through the concepts of the book, talking through the stories, building up to the big picture and broader themes.

Strangers In Their Own Land: Anger And Mourning On The American Right is by far the best book by an outsider to the Tea Party I have ever encountered. It lays out Author: Ralph Benko. City of Strangers is not, obviously, a sunny book; Paul was always going to be a tragic figure, not necessarily in the Greek or Shakespearean sense, but in the sense that he can identify the aspects of his life he wishes were :   Strangers to the City is his reflection on the monastic life.

One might first think that such a book would have nothing to say to those not living the monastic life or as Oblates; this is not true.

The Rule of St. Benedict is a guide to living the Gospel, and all Christians are called to live the Gospels, not only monks or the other religious /5(97). In this book, Gladwell points out 4 types of miscommunication that take place between strangers, leading to conflict, disaster, and tragedy—4 mistakes that can help police officers avoid making tragic mistakes that take the lives of innocent people like Sandra Bland.

These 4 ideas can also help you as an individual, regardless of what role.