Skip Nav Destination
Search Results for abduct
1-20 of 117 Search Results for
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 507–536.
Published: 01 April 2010
... abduction of Japanese and South Korean nationals. In Japan, the abduction issue has taken center stage in the country's North Korea policy, whereas in South Korea, recent administrations have downplayed the issue—despite the fact that nearly 500 South Korean citizens remain detained in North Korea, compared...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 871–872.
Published: 01 August 1999
..., who crossed into their new homelands with their families intact. Many women were widowed in massacres, others were forcibly abducted. Others became separated from their families in the confusion of the migration and were rescued by families of a different faith. Of these survivors, some ultimately...
How to Interpret the Security Situation in East Asia: Four New Books to Assist Our Understanding - Electoral Reform and National Security in Japan: From Pork to Foreign Policy and The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States and Japanese Society and the Politics of the North Korean Threat and Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 799–805.
Published: 01 August 2018
... with how the two governments had collaborated on this issue. The revelations had a devastating effect on the implementation of the rest of the agreement, since Japanese-North Korean relations were overshadowed by the abduction issue. Lee gives a detailed account of how the Japanese public perceived...
Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (3): 1127–1133.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the CIA report) as ill founded at best. This refusal to engage is too cavalier. A third issue concerns the abduction and murder of six generals that took place in the early morning of October 1, 1965. Both authors consider this event to be pivotal, clearly understanding that the intentions behind...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 872–874.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 872 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES her own, disagreed with such moral absolutism. She decided that continuing the search for abducted women after 1949 was tantamount to abducting them twice, and resigned her position in the Ministry of Relief...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 869–871.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... The luckiest were those who lost only property, who crossed into their new homelands with their families intact. Many women were widowed in massacres, others were forcibly abducted. Others became separated from their families in the confusion of the migration and were rescued by families of a different faith...
Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 30 (1): 5–20.
Published: 01 November 1970
... usurps Rama's throne. Rama, in the true Buddhist manner, does not fight but retires to the forest. There his beautiful wife is abducted by a ndga (serpent), who has transformed himself into a rsi (sage). The remaining portions of the story follow the Valmlki Rdmayana. Rama gathers a monkey army, finds...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (4): 1124–1125.
Published: 01 November 1995
..., the Bhopal Union Carbide methyl isocyanate leak. She reads these events, more specifically the discourses emerging from relevant documents, as texts. Let me add that the "critical event" of most interest to Das appearing in both chapters 3 and 7 is the treatment of women abducted during Partition from 1946...
Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (3): 618.
Published: 01 May 1968
... almost beyond recognition. The narrative is burdened with unnecessary and confusing detail. There are stylistic peculiarities, as in the description of a Cossack expedition: "the inhabitants on the Amur deserted their villages, being deeply impressed with Khabarof's torture, abduction, death...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 3–26.
Published: 01 February 2021
... outside of a kin group or clan. McLennan framed this evolutionary development through the notion of “bride capture,” a seemingly neutral social development that pairs the terms “bride” and “capture.” McLennan couched sexual violence in benign language, suggesting that the forced abduction and assault...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 886–888.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of “freedom of marriage.” Then he had engaged her to another man who had offered a higher caili (betrothal gift). Soon after, the Zhangs kidnapped her. Feng argued that the Zhangs had had no right to abduct Peng'er. It seemed another clear violation of freedom of marriage, and the county court ruled in his...
Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 439–440.
Published: 01 February 1979
... on the part of the epic redactors that Jamadagni's cow was anything other than an ordinary homadhenu. Since in the story we see no motive offered for the great king Arjuna Karttavirya's attempt to abduct this animal's calf, I concluded that the incident is borrowed from the legend of Vasistha, whose...
Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1010–1012.
Published: 01 November 2013
... for the antagonism in the subconscious of Japanese who recognize North Korea's resemblance to Japan during the colonial period, which they do not want to remember. The issue of Japanese abduction is at the core of North Korean human rights issues in Japan. Kim contends that Japan's position on North Korean human...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 238–239.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., the nuns of Saint Paul de Chartres, who did much charity work, were an active presence. In the nineteenth century, they refused to send back children when requested by their parents, and even abducted them away from parents when the children escaped from their orphanage (p. 112). The book is full...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1106–1107.
Published: 01 November 2021
... psychiatric treatment (chapter 6)? What potential does the law offer—and for whom—in the wake of the abduction, torture, and rape of a young girl (chapter 8)? Each chapter tracks how people encounter the potential to develop curiosity, neglect, love, denial, friendship, suspicion, doubt, humor, and certainty...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 1082–1084.
Published: 01 November 2020
... was abducted during a Xiongnu raid and spent twelve years married to a Xiongnu lord before being ransomed back to China. The last two figures are the male generals Su Wu (?–60 BCE) and Li Ling (?–74 BCE), both of whom spent long periods living with the Xiongnu and married Xiongnu women. The strength...
Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 333–336.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of this “citizens' organization” to shed light on broad trends in civil society, from the workings of gender within it to its political dynamics, in South Korea. The second essay in this pair and the last in the issue is Williams and Mobrand's “Explaining Divergent Responses to the North Korean Abductions Issue...
Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (2): 433–463.
Published: 01 May 2004
... in their liaisons with Taiwan and Hong Kong Chinese men. Shih warns against considering such relationships as indications of some kind of boundarilessness of the Chinese transnation: This transnational dimension of the traf c in women (smuggling and abduction) and traf c of women (willing migration) within...
Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 1068–1095.
Published: 01 November 1998
... national identities through efforts to deal with the aftermath of partition's violence. Recent analysis of efforts to construct meanings out of partition's violence has focused, for example, on the resettlement of refugees and the "recovery" of abducted women. In the best of these works, the tensions...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 560–562.
Published: 01 May 2018
... autobiography is or can be and, in the final essay, considering two autobiographies of men who performed on stage as women. Malhotra provides a historically dense and fascinating analysis of how the mid-nineteenth-century Muslim prostitute Piro recounts her conversion, abduction, and return to Gulabdas's Sikh...