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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 991–1012.
Published: 01 November 2012
... that sought to protest and repair the failing system of chastity awards. The activist impetus greatly enhanced the centrality and influence of chastity practice in social life and, in doing so, opened the notion of chastity to contentious and sometimes subversive negotiations. Copyright © The Association...
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 303–322.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Doreen Lee Abstract Activist art and political resistance became popular aesthetics in the work of Indonesian artists after the fall of the New Order in 1998. In subsequent years, more art alternatives have emerged in cities and small towns across Indonesia, including diverse and vernacular modes...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 842–844.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Mary E. McCoy Activist Archives: Youth Culture and the Political Past in Indonesia . By Doreen Lee . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2016 . xvi, 278 pp. ISBN: 9780822361527 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (4): 1202–1204.
Published: 01 November 2001
...Eugene Y. Park Cho Kwang-jo: Silch'ŏnjŏk chisigin ŭi salm, isang kwa hyŏnsil sai esŏ . [Cho Kwang-jo: An activist intellectual's life, between ideals and reality] , Chǒng Tu-hŭi , Seoul : Ak'anet , 2000 . 307 pp. ₩ 18,000 Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2001 2001...
Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (3): 759–760.
Published: 01 August 1993
...S. V. R. Nasr Political Mercenaries and Citizen Soldiers: A Profile of North Indian Party Activists . By Yogendra K. Malik and Jesse F. Marquette . Delhi : Chanakya Publications , 1990 . xiv, 213 pp. Rs. 200. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1993 1993 BOOK...
Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 149–170.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Manuela Ciotti Abstract This article examines Dalit (ex-untouchable) and low-caste women activists within the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Underrepresented in Indian political history, these women frequently portray political activities as seva or social...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 255–257.
Published: 01 February 2020
... political opportunity and realize its progressive goal. Becoming Activists in Global China is a timely comparative study on social movement modularity, using a novel approach to decipher the mediated effect of internal culture in shaping the fate of political dissidents. In the study of contentious...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 722–726.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Activists in Thai Politics . By Kanokrat Lertchoosakul . Chiang Mai : Silkworm Books , 2017 . xx, 364 pp. ISBN: 9786162151330 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019 2019 The history of Thailand over the past two decades is one of falling from grace. A country...
in How to Be Visible in Student Politics: Performativity and the Digital Public Space in Bangladesh > Journal of Asian Studies
Published: 01 August 2020
Figure 5. BCL activists sitting together with their president and general secretary on Rajshahi University campus (BCL leader 5 2016 ). More
Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (2): 437–471.
Published: 01 May 2002
... to student activists according to their positions in the pre-Cultural Revolution status quo. However, a closer examination of events in Beijing during the summer and early autumn of 1966—where the Red Guards and their factional divisions first emerged—suggests a different interpretation. Factions emerged...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 379–387.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and who, in the extended process of self-organization, articulated—however inchoately and sometimes even incoherently—an intellectual and activist program of resistance and opposition to the corrupt domestic governmental systems, global institutions, local organizations, and specific individuals who were...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 865–888.
Published: 01 November 2021
... predicament of democratic agonism that is best illustrated by the story of Feng Xiawei, a grassroots activist whose suicide in Shanghai constituted a key moment in the boycott. Juxtaposing a variety of accounts about Feng's death in journalism, political fiction, reformed opera, and advertisements...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 971–990.
Published: 01 November 2018
... centered on Jeju Island's Gangjeong Village in order to theorize a vital politics of fragility that has imbued influential narratives, activist coalitions, and the material culture of protest in South Korea. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2018 2018 democratization Korea...
Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 87–109.
Published: 01 February 2016
... clear. This article offers a synthetic analysis that integrates diplomatic and social history and relates the strategies of U.S. policymakers to those of anti-base activists. It shows how much the base system has changed over time and how protests have long focused on the same issues, especially sex...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 899–920.
Published: 01 November 2014
... argues that “citizen intellectual” also tells us about a broader movement of activists and public intellectuals who are creating a new form of political space in postsocialist China. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014 2014 List of References Agence France-Presse . 2010...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 975–987.
Published: 01 November 2014
... documentary on climate change. Facebook, Twitter, and chats excitedly shared news of the upcoming global release of a film seeking to unite the globe in a social movement to stop climate change. Software engineers and social justice activists might, it seemed, be able to come together on this topic...
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 5–21.
Published: 01 February 2015
... was facing, in his “realist” analysis, an almost inevitable annexation via economic if not military force. “Time,” he wrote, “is running out for the little island coveted by its gigantic, growing neighbor.” But only days after publication, on March 18, activists and armchair analysts alike said hello...
Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 269–281.
Published: 01 May 2017
..., and with it an inexplicable sadness always takes hold of my psyche. It has grown even more devastating since the 22 May 2014 coup, in which we must face the news of the arrest and detention of activists and those who oppose dictatorship.” This was not a commemoration after dictatorship such as those of the same era held...
Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1365–1396.
Published: 01 November 2008
... importance of a generation of local political activists among Dalits (former untouchables) while also showing that these young men have not been able to effect a broad structural transformation at the local level. The authors use this case to identify a need for further research on South Asian political...
Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 78–96.
Published: 01 February 1990
...Bryan Pfaffenberger Abstract In the same year (1968) that students blockaded the streets of Paris, the formerly somnolent Jaffna Peninsula—the center of Tamil culture in Sri Lanka—was rocked by its own version of civil unrest. Led by an activist affiliated with the “Peking wing” of the Ceylon...