Department of Sociology
Research on Chinese nightlife cultures and night-time conomies: Guest editor's introduction
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.
Source Publication Title
Chinese Sociology and Anthropology
Link to Publisher's Edition
Chew, Matthew M.. "Research on Chinese nightlife cultures and night-time conomies: Guest editor's introduction." Chinese Sociology and Anthropology 42.2 (2009): 3-21.