Document Type

Journal Article

Department/Unit

Department of Sociology

Title

Research on Chinese nightlife cultures and night-time conomies: Guest editor's introduction

Language

English

Abstract

This article is a theoretical map that delineates the fledging field of Chinese night-time economy studies, highlights its significance, and suggests possible future directions for its development. It will briefly explicate the night-time economy's significance for the state, society, and economy in China. It will map out current developments in English-language studies of nightlife and the night-time economy and the present state of the field in China. It will also identify several problematics and analyze why they are especially theoretically relevant to the immediate development of the field. © 2010 M.E. Sharpe, Inc. All rights reserved.

Publication Date

2009

Source Publication Title

Chinese Sociology and Anthropology

Volume

42

Issue

2

Start Page

3

End Page

21

Publisher

ME Sharpe

DOI

10.2753/CSA0009-4625420200

Link to Publisher's Edition

http://dx.doi.org/10.2753/CSA0009-4625420200

ISSN (print)

00094625

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