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Educating MonksMinority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Educating Monks: Minority Buddhism on China's Southwest Border

Thomas A. Borchert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824866488
eISBN:
9780824875657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866488.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Educating Monks examines the education and training of novices and young Buddhist monks of a Tai minority group on China’s Southwest border. The Buddhists of this region, the Dai-lue, are Chinese ... More

In Pursuit of ProgressNarratives of Development on a Philippine Island

In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In Pursuit of Progress explores how meta-narratives of development become entangled in people’s identities and life trajectories; how they weave their way into people’s imaginings of their histories, ... More

Feasting in Southeast Asia

Feasting in Southeast Asia

Brian Hayden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824856267
eISBN:
9780824873059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824856267.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Feasting emerges from the pages of this book as far more than gustatory and social diversions from daily work routines. Instead, feasting in tribal societies plays a critical role in village social, ... More

Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest ChinaState, Village, Family

Negotiating Rural Land Ownership in Southwest China: State, Village, Family

Yi Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824846770
eISBN:
9780824872168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846770.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Based on field data collected in Fuyuan County, Yunnan Province since 2002, this in-depth ethnography provides a comprehensive analysis of the formation, operation, and evolvement of the current ... 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

Out to WorkMigration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China

Out to Work: Migration, Gender, and the Changing Lives of Rural Women in Contemporary China

Arianne M. Gaetano

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840990
eISBN:
9780824868192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840990.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a longitudinal and multifaceted ethnographic study of rural Chinese women who, as youth in the late 1990s and early 2000s, migrated from their rural hometowns to Beijing to take up jobs ... More

The Lama QuestionViolence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia

The Lama Question: Violence, Sovereignty, and Exception in Early Socialist Mongolia

Christopher Kaplonski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838560
eISBN:
9780824869663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838560.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

In The lama question Chris Kaplonski examines the struggle between the new socialist government, which came to power following the overthrow of a Buddhist theocracy, and the dominant Buddhist ... More

SinophobiaAnxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Franck Billé

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book is a timely and groundbreaking study of the anti-Chinese sentiments currently widespread in Mongolia. Graffiti calling for the removal of Chinese dot the urban landscape, songs about ... More

Essential TradeVietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Essential Trade: Vietnamese Women in a Changing Marketplace

Ann Marie Leshkowich

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839901
eISBN:
9780824868918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839901.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“My husband doesn’t have a head for business,” complained Ngọc, the owner of a children’s clothing stall in Bến Thành market. “Naturally, it’s because he’s a man.” When the women who sell in Ho Chi ... 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

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