Table of contents for The urban generation : Chinese cinema and society at the turn of the twenty-first century / edited by Zhang Zhen.

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Introduction: Bearing Witness: Chinese Urban Cinema in the Era of "Transformation" 
	Zhang Zhen
Part 1. Ideology, Film Practice, and the Market
Rebel without a Cause? China's New Urban Generation and Postsocialist Filmmaking 
Yingjin Zhang
The Independent Cinema of Jia Zhangke: From Postsocialist Realism to a
Transnational Aesthetic
Jason McGrath
Getting Real: Chinese Documentary, Chinese Postsocialism
Chris Berry
Part 2. The Politics and Poetics of Urban Space
Tear down the City: Reconstructing Urban Space in Contemporary Chinese Popular 
Cinema and Avant-Garde Art
Sheldon H. Lu
Tracing the City's Scars: Demolition and the Limits of the Documentary Impulse in the 
New Urban Cinema
Yomi Braester
Scaling the Skyscraper: Images of Cosmopolitan Consumption in Street Angel (1937) and 
Beautiful New World (1998)
Augusta Palmer
Whither the Walker Goes: Spatial Practices and Negative Poetics in 1990s Chinese Urban 
Linda Chiu-han Lai
Part 3. The Production of Desire and Identities
Ning Ying's Beijing Trilogy: Cinematic Configurations of Age, Class, and Sexuality
Shuqin Cui
Zhang Yuan's Imaginary Cities and the Theatricalization of the Chinese "Bastards"
B¿r¿nice Reynaud
Mr. Zhao On and Off the Screen: Male Desire and Its Discontent
Xueping Zhong
Maintaining Law and Order in the City: New Tales of the People's Police
Yaohua Shi
Urban Dreamscape, Phantom Sisters, and the Identity of an Emergent Art Cinema
Zhang Zhen
Appendix. The Urban Generation Filmmakers (compiled by Charles Leary) 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion pictures -- China.
Cities and towns in motion pictures.
City and town life in motion pictures.