Culture Shock! : Shanghai at Your Door (Culture Shock! at Your Door)

Culture Shock! : Shanghai at Your Door (Culture Shock! at Your Door)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments                                    8  (10)
Map of China 10 (1)
Introduction 11 (1)
Map of Shanghai 12 (1)
Shanghai Subway Map 13 (1)
The Pearl of the Orient Lives! 14 (13)
Geography is destiny: the city on the sea 17 (1)
Treaty port and entrepot 18 (2)
And yet...and yet... 20 (1)
The jazz age 21 (1)
The chaos years 22 (1)
The new jazz age 23 (1)
New Shanghai 24 (3)
Shanghai's People 27 (23)
Shanghai sojourners: the famously famous 27 (5)
Shanghailanders and Shanghainese 32 (3)
Shanghailanders and Shanghailanders 35 (2)
The newly famous of Shanghai 37 (2)
Of tossed salads and melting pots, 39 (4)
layer-cakes and stir-fries
The Shanghai banquet's special sauce 43 (7)
Shanghai Lifecycles 50 (13)
Shanghai culture tips 51 (2)
The wheel of the Shanghai year 53 (3)
Cycles of life 56 (7)
Beyond the Bund: Shanghai's Many 63 (38)
Neighborhoods
Old City 65 (3)
The Bund 68 (1)
Fuzhou Lu and Renmin Square 69 (6)
Jing'ansi and Nanjing Lu 75 (2)
The guesthouse district 77 (3)
The French connection: Lu Wan District 80 (6)
Xujiahui and Longhua: martyrs Christian 86 (4)
and Communist
Hongqiao: mistressville and the suburbs 90 (1)
of the west
Jewish history and the Hongkou ``Ghetto'' 91 (6)
Pudong 97 (4)
The Right Place for You: Finding a Home in 101(18)
Shanghai
A bit of history 102(3)
Living the highlife: serviced apartments 105(2)
High rise at lower cost: non-serviced 107(3)
apartments
Downtown garden villas 110(1)
Shanghai's suburbs: ``Shangurbia'' 111(3)
Other interesting housing options 114(2)
Buying your home away from home in 116(3)
Shanghai
Subways to Bike Lanes: Shanghai's 119(8)
Transportation
Taxis 120(1)
Long-term car hire/car purchase 121(2)
Subway and buses 123(1)
Bicycles 124(1)
Getting a Shanghai driver's license and 125(1)
car
Feet 126(1)
Enjoying Life 127(17)
Sports and outdoor activities 128(3)
Intellectual clubs 131(1)
Taking to the street 132(1)
Massage 133(1)
``High culture'' 134(1)
Late night prowling 135(6)
Chinese New Year 141(1)
Competitive karaoke 141(1)
The psyche of an Ayi 142(1)
Recreational guides 143(1)
Shopping Till You Drop 144(12)
Hong Kong Pricey or Xiang Yang Dicey: 145(2)
Spotting Fakes
Custom tailoring 147(1)
Osh Kosh...my gosh! Suiting your little 148(1)
emperor in Shanghai
Toys 149(1)
A book is like a garden carried in the 150(1)
pocket
Antiques and ``antiques''---Dongtai Lu, 150(2)
Hu & Hu, etc.
Stocking the fridge 152(1)
Sundries and necessaries 153(1)
Money 154(2)
Eating Your Way Around Shanghai 156(23)
Eating your way round the world 157(1)
Chinese cooking in China 158(1)
The many cuisines of China---in Shanghai 159(13)
Vegetarian 172(1)
Tea food 173(1)
Shanghai dim-sim and snacks 173(2)
International cuisine 175(2)
Fusion food 177(2)
Past City Limits 179(9)
Day trips 180(3)
Weekend excursions 183(5)
Volunteering: A Place for Your Heart 188(14)
Charitable giving in China 190(2)
Charitable due diligence in China 192(2)
Charitable organizations that welcome 194(7)
foreign involvement
Additional ways to get involved 201(1)
Business Unusual: Building 100 Skyscrapers 202(30)
at Once
Think local: be aware of Shanghai's 203(4)
``special status''
Be flexible, in this city of rapid change 207(8)
Maintaining a clear channel with HQ 215(3)
Building strong cross-cultural teams in 218(5)
Shanghai
Think broadly: consider all your markets 223(1)
and audiences
Keep a tight lid on costs 224(3)
Think globally: help Shanghai move to 227(5)
globally-accepted norms
Learning Shanghainese 232
Origins of Shanghainese 233(1)
Shanghainese and ``Immigrant Chinese'' 234(1)
Shanghainese today 235(1)
Common phrases 236
For Kids and Families 231(28)
Baby-sitter bonanza: Shanghai with small 240(2)
children
Baby supplies 242(1)
Reading, writing and 'rithmetic 243(1)
Sticker shock 244(1)
Extracurricular activities 245(1)
Family Fun Time 246(6)
Teenagers 252(1)
Mommy needs a break...the all important 253(2)
Ayi
Adult Education 255(4)
Healthcare in Shanghai 259(9)
Shanghai's healthcare system: options for 260(3)
foreigners
Evaluating options 263(2)
Health insurance 265(1)
Other health concerns 265(1)
Tips for a healthy stay 266(2)
Logistics, Formalities, and Safety 268(11)
Visa Matters 269(1)
Household Goods Relocation 270(3)
Telecommunications 273(2)
Safety & Security 275(4)
Cultural Quiz 279(12)
Do's & Don'ts Appendix 291(3)
Glossary 294(9)
Calendar of Festivals & Holidays 303(2)
Resource Guide 305(16)
Further Reading 321(4)
The Authors 325(1)
Index 326