The second chapter characterizes nongjiale tourism in terms of its origin, development, themes, and socio-cultural traits based on both ethnographic and textual data. The third chapter traces the trajectory of rural-urban relations in contemporary China to historicize the social construction of rural-urban fault-lines manifested through nongjiale tourism processes. The fourth and fifth chapters deliver an interpretive elucidation of two key aspects of nongjiale tourism experiences: the gastronomy of nongjiafan (farmer's home-made meals) and the architecture of nongjiayuan (farm guesthouses). The last chapter unravels the complex articulation of nongjiale tourism, the state agenda of rural development and the politics of consumption in post-Mao China. In so doing, it also attempts to capture the emergence of a new politico-cultural regime that engenders a new hedonistic subjectivity of consumption replacing the old Maoist subjectivity of socialist production and asceticism.1995 MA in Cultural Anthropology, Kyungpook National University, Taegu, Korea (MA paper: A study of culture contact between ... University of California-Santa Barbara 2006 a 2007 Deana#39;s Fellowship, University of California-Santa Barbara 2006 Service aamp; Spaulding ... Site Visit Grant, UCSB 2001 a 2008 Tuition and Fee Fellowship, UCSB 1999 a2000 Tuition and Fee Fellowship, University of Chicago .
|Title||:||Delights in Farm Guesthouses: Nongjiale Tourism, Rural Development and the Regime of Leisure-pleasure in Post-Mao China|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|