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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


Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Annuska Derks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, ... More


Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam

Lauren Meeker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835682
eISBN:
9780824870928
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835682.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the cultural politics that have shaped the recent history and practice of a unique style of folk song that originated in Bắc Ninh province, northern Vietnam. The book delves into ... More


Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Sarinda Singh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Forests, as physical entities, have received considerable scholarly attention in political studies of Asia and beyond. Much less notice has been paid to the significance of forests as symbols that ... More


Refiguring Women, Colonialism, and Modernity in Burma

Chie Ikeya

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834616
eISBN:
9780824871741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834616.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book presents the first study of one of the most prevalent and critical topics of public discourse in colonial Burma: the women of the khit kala—“the women of the times”—who burst onto the ... More


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


Ghosts of the New City: Spirits, Urbanity, and the Ruins of Progress in Chiang Mai

Andrew Alan Johnson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839390
eISBN:
9780824868437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839390.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chiang Mai (literally, “new city”) suffered badly in the 1997 Asian financial crisis as the Northern Thai real estate bubble collapsed along with the Thai baht, crushing dreams of a renaissance of ... More


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