Cheung, Neky Tak-Ching Books

Neky Tak-ching Cheung was born in Hong Kong. She received a B.A. from McGill University, an M.A. from the University of Hong Kong and a Ph.D. from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Women’s Ritual in China: Jiezhu ( Receiving Buddhist Prayer Beads) Performed by Menopausal Women in Ninghua, Western Fujian
2008 0-7734-4962-0
Based on historical, textual and field studies, this work examines the paradoxical nature of jiezhu, which simultaneously upholds and challenges tradition through religious and social empowerment. This book contains twelve color photographs and twenty-eight black and white photographs.