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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 707–725.
Published: 01 November 2022
...Sujay Biswas Abstract This article discusses the Habermasian public sphere as a realm constructed through communication and offers a critique of Jürgen Habermas's concept of an intersubjectively shared lifeworld among the participants as a fundamental prerequisite for communicative rationality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 107–142.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Thomas Borchert Abstract Over the last thirty years or so, there has been a broad consensus about what constitutes modern forms of Theravāda Buddhism. “Buddhist modernism,” as it has been called, has been marked by an understanding of the Buddha's thought as in accord with scientific rationalism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 345–370.
Published: 01 May 1997
... frequent inability to attend to the possible rationality of forced desperation, and its insensitivity to the long-term constructive implications of many anti-authority struggles.2 Themes and Proposals The purpose of this paper is to call attention to some selected aspects of political community formation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 851–868.
Published: 01 August 1983
..., as long-term research in one community reveals, as having been impelled by rational calculation aimed at improving the well being of peasant families. The ways in which peasants have assessed in practice the justice of these constraints as well as the ways in which they have assessed the limits...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Asian trade, privileged access to much-coveted Chinese goods, and commitment to Ming restoration against the Manchu Qing, a popular stance in Japan. The organization jointly administered the Chinese community at Nagasaki with the bakufu , and received aid in Japanese armaments and probably mercenaries...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2016
... framework of social development, but it also described a system that departed from Weber's narrative of liberalization and rationalization in important ways. Bellah argued that in early modern Japan, the profit motive was contained by social obligations and ethical rules. Through his explorations of Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 633–634.
Published: 01 May 1994
... history, modernity has been impelled more from the rise of a "hypertrophic" state than it has from the penetration of capitalism, but in any case both the state and capitalism depend on purposive rationalities. "Communicative rationalities," situated in relations of family and ethnicity, go their own way...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 653–655.
Published: 01 November 2022
... Jürgen Habermas's concept of the public sphere is relevant to understanding debates and arguments in colonial societies, Sujay Biswas focuses on the problem of intersubjectivity, shared life worlds, and communicative rationality in India, with specific attention to Mohandas K. Gandhi's public debate...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 963–983.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Tagore's commitment to the universality of reason as made possible by working through difference resembles Habermas's idea of communicative rationality as emerging from the negotiation of various value claims of different groups and communities. But as with Habermas's theory of communicative rationality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 35–52.
Published: 01 February 1991
... . Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press . Taylor Michael . 1982 . Community, Anarchy and Liberty . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Taylor Michael . 1987 . The Possibility of Cooperation . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Taylor Michael . 1988 . “Rationality...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 747–750.
Published: 01 August 1983
... on both analytical and empirical grounds. Moral Economy or Political Economy? The Peasants are Always Rational PIERRE BROCHEUX James Scott's and Samuel Popkin's theories must undergo the test of historical facts. The author considers three points: the village community; the individuals and 747 748 JOURNAL...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 215–216.
Published: 01 November 1984
... in both instances to keep their clients, the "masses," pacified. Community over class, patience over intemperance, business over politics, stability over change: the value preferences of Waters's local heroes consistently argue for the rational preservation of a self-serving status quo, modified only...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 67–83.
Published: 01 February 1991
... attacking popular religion during the first three decades of this century. As a movement advocating the establishment of a rational society, these campaigns offer a view of the understanding of this transition, not just in theory and historiography, but in practice. Copyright © The Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 42 (4): 753–768.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Charles F. Keyes Abstract This introduction considers the issues raised in the debate, recently joined in the works of James Scott and Samuel Popkin and explored in the papers in this symposium, regarding the relative salience of moral and rational economic approaches to the study of the adaptation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 44 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 November 1984
... Popkin, Waters believes that rational peasants, whether leaders or followers, cleverly bend with the winds of change rather than risk breakage. The problem with this perspective, however, is part and parcel of the mutually exclusive positions of the debaters. I would argue that peasants instinctively...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1962) 21 (3): 412–413.
Published: 01 May 1962
... the major parties and to form a government capable of concentrating on long-term planning and rationalization. During the cabinet's lifetime this consensus dissolved, resulting in a growing polarization of "intellectual" and "mass leadership" elites. Mr. Feith defines "intellectual" in this context...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 570–572.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Rosenbluth apply a grand theory of Western social science the rational choice perspective to the Japanese case, assuming that the applicability of this theory is universal, while in The Japanese Experience of Economic Reforms, Juro Teranishi, Yutaka Kosai, and their associates try to identify the Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 499–501.
Published: 01 May 1984
... in circumstances where adherence to the principle of "safety first" is not a rational economic decision, the principle will be dropped (pp. 25 26). Nowhere does Scott COMMUNICATIONS TO THE EDITOR 501 suggest that the peasants are in the habit of subordinating their interests to the collective good. Scott's real...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 497–499.
Published: 01 August 2023
... are not permitted to have telephones or formal jobs and are thus dependent on Thai business owners and rations to meet their basic needs, much of the focus of camp discipline centers on the flexible performance of norms for different outside audiences while maintaining precamp or community-generated status...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 720–722.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and Jainism” (p. 56). In this regard, the text is of great historical interest to the Indological community. That said, “the wider intellectual world” (p. 128) is right to question why Slouber chose to work on these particular chapters of the Kriyākālaguṇottara . Slouber makes a case for the significance...