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The Anxieties of MobilityMigration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More

The Binding TieChinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

The Binding Tie: Chinese Intergenerational Relations in Modern Singapore

Kristina Göransson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832599
eISBN:
9780824870195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832599.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since gaining independence in 1965, Singapore has become the most trade-intensive economy in the world and the richest country in Southeast Asia. This transformation has been accompanied by the ... More

Burning MoneyThe Material Spirit of the Chinese Lifeworld

Burning Money: The Material Spirit of the Chinese Lifeworld

C. Fred Blake

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835323
eISBN:
9780824870379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835323.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

For a thousand years across the length and breadth of China and beyond, people have burned paper replicas of valuable things—most often money—for the spirits of deceased family members, ancestors, ... More

Caged in on the OutsideMoral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Caged in on the Outside: Moral Subjectivity, Selfhood, and Islam in Minangkabau, Indonesia

Gregory M. Simon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838300
eISBN:
9780824868413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838300.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The moral practices and concepts that circulate in Minangkabau society in West Sumatra, Indonesia articulate and help manage tensions between conflicting values and conflicting experiences of ... More

Capturing Contemporary JapanDifferentiation and Uncertainty

Capturing Contemporary Japan: Differentiation and Uncertainty

Satsuki Kawano, Glenda S. Roberts, and Susan Orpett Long (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838683
eISBN:
9780824868895
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838683.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

What are people's life experiences in present-day Japan? This book addresses fundamental questions vital to understanding Japan in the first decade of the twenty-first century. Its chapters ... More

Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late ModernityCommodification, Tourism, and Performance

Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance

Laurel Kendall (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833930
eISBN:
9780824870416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833930.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the irony of modern things made in the image of a traditional “us.” It describes the multifaceted ways “tradition” is produced and consumed within the frame of contemporary Korean ... More

Cries of Joy, Songs of SorrowChinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Cries of Joy, Songs of Sorrow: Chinese Pop Music and Its Cultural Connotations

Marc L. Moskowitz

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833695
eISBN:
9780824870812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833695.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the mid-1990s, Taiwan's unique brand of Mandopop (Mandarin Chinese-language pop music) has dictated the musical tastes of the mainland and the rest of Chinese-speaking Asia. This book explores ... More

Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Cultural Politics of Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Asia

Tiantian Zheng (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852962
eISBN:
9780824869113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This volume explores the cultural politics of gender and sexuality amidst rapid social, political, and economic transformations in contemporary Asia. To date, no edited books have brought together ... More

Dilemmas of AdulthoodJapanese Women and the Nuances of Long-Term Resistance

Dilemmas of Adulthood: Japanese Women and the Nuances of Long-Term Resistance

Nancy Rosenberger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836962
eISBN:
9780824870898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836962.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book investigates the nature of long-term resistance in a longitudinal study of more than fifty Japanese women over two decades. Between 25 and 35 years of age when first interviewed in 1993, ... More

Embodying BelongingRacializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Embodying Belonging: Racializing Okinawan Diaspora in Bolivia and Japan

Taku Suzuki

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833442
eISBN:
9780824870775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833442.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a study of an Okinawan diasporic community in South America and Japan. Under extraordinary conditions throughout the twentieth century, Okinawans left their homeland and created various ... More

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