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Bodies of DifferenceExperiences of Disability and Institutional Advocacy in the Making of Modern China$
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Matthew Kohrman

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780520226449

Published to California Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520226449.001.0001

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Speeding Up Life in Beijing

Speeding Up Life in Beijing

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(p.113) Chapter 4 Speeding Up Life in Beijing
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Bodies of Difference
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Matthew Kohrman

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520226449.003.0007

This chapter traces the history of the motorized tricycles used by disabled people in China. It argues that by tracing the genealogy of these tricycles, we can gain important insights into the ways in which the China Disabled Persons' Federation (CDPF) and canji were influenced by a distinct set of modernist processes of embodiment. The chapter discusses how various processes shaped popular understandings and experiences of canji.

Keywords:   motorized tricycles, disabled people, China, CDPF, canji

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