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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 1030–1032.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Susan Shair-Rosenfield Ordering Power: Contentious Politics and Authoritarian Leviathans in Southeast Asia . By Dan Slater . New York : Cambridge University Press , 2010 . xviii, 319 pp. $89.00 (cloth); $28.99 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2013  2013...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 793–794.
Published: 01 August 2020
... institutions in Shanghai and Mumbai are so different, their contentious politics have been highly comparable during independence and socialism, and (2) while China's land management system and urban-rural administration diverge from those in India, the contemporary relocation and compensation politics are more...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (3): 1032–1036.
Published: 01 August 2009
...”—in all four cases (but not inevitably) with a pro-democratic bent. The range represented here allows George to examine the “movement-like qualities” of contentious journalism through a political process approach (focusing on opportunities, mobilizing structures, and cultural framing), as well as the ways...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 415–422.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Ronald J. Herring Abstract James C. Scott’s prodigious work has influenced numerous fields of inquiry, often profoundly, as documented in this forum. This essay suggests how an extension of Scott's theoretical apparatus might provide fresh understanding of stalemated contentious politics of great...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (2): 531–532.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., in particular, what these words reveal about his interviewees' positioning in the broader field of contentious politics, both in the past and in the present. While Chang invokes such terms as “symbolic power” and “symbolic capital” (p. 93), presumably derived from Pierre Bourdieu's theory, the usage...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 508–510.
Published: 01 May 2011
... accumulation of contentious politics in China has accelerated in recent years due to two laudable trends in the scholarship on this issue. First, authors have begun to engage the literature in the field more effectively, including general theories beyond China. Second, many authors have begun to frame...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 567–569.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of papers that originated in a 2006 conference on protest in contemporary China. As discussed at the outset of the book, contentious politics and protest is a relatively new, or at least underdeveloped, area of study in the Chinese context. In the prologue, Sidney Tarrow sets the stage by outlining...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 771–773.
Published: 01 November 2023
... assumption that Communism was the only viable form of Vietnamese nationalism. Instead, she reconceives the Vietnamese nationalist project as the epitome of “contentious politics” (8)—an ideological battleground that emanated from anti-Communists’ visions of an alternative politics and their internal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 851–860.
Published: 01 November 2017
... forces in both Korea and abroad as that of a virtuous and wise political leader. The praise of Park's virtues (especially his “economization of politics,” as one prominent conservative economist puts it) has many uses. During the Cold War, it was used to secure legitimacy for a president who had come...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (3): 429–442.
Published: 01 May 1977
... the important question of the degree to which the Indian caste system can be, or has been, exported—a question that elicits deep-rooted and contentious problems inhering in our understanding of the nature of the caste system itself. Two propositions may here be identified and distinguished. The first...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1120–1122.
Published: 01 November 2012
... more useful to examine the changes in other aspects of contentious politics between the 1980s and the early twenty-first century. Social actors now have many more resources and more powerful technologies (e.g., the Internet) at their disposal. Also, the authority fragmentation in the political system...
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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...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 107–118.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of millions of first-time protesters to a range of politically contentious issues, including labor rights. 2 Despite the maximal use of spectacle and disruption, the affectively charged scenes of crisis and emergency did little to pierce the jubilant mood. Buoyed by the feat of achieving the seemingly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1215–1217.
Published: 01 November 2011
... child to adult is her newfound ability to cross urban boundaries in order to venerate the ancestors. Gellner details the Buddhist initiation rites of Newar children and the contentious politics that have begun to play a role in their recent changes; at the center of many of these debates...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (3): 797–799.
Published: 01 August 2011
... for scholars to explore when it comes to understanding Chinese politics. They also go into practical detail on locating and accessing these sources. Furthermore, these chapters also show how such sources can be harnessed to examine various issues and topics, such as contentious politics (Chapter 1), patriotism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 431–437.
Published: 01 May 2021
... McAdam, John D. McCarthy, and Mayer N. Zald, eds., Comparative Perspectives on Social Movements: Political Opportunities, Mobilizing Structures, and Cultural Framings (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996); Charles Tilly and Sidney Tarrow, Contentious Politics , 2nd ed. (Boulder, Colo.: Paradigm...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 539–564.
Published: 01 August 2015
... demonstrates how the stakes of exhibiting Manchuria extended beyond the boundaries of the Japanese exhibition complex, entangling representation of this region in the contentious politics of the microcosm of the fairgrounds and on the larger world stage. The Manchuria pavilion worked to promote the new name...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 707–738.
Published: 01 August 2020
... .” Contributions to Indian Sociology 47 ( 1 ): 61 – 83 . Suykens Bert , and Aynul Islam . 2015 . The Distribution of Political Violence in Bangladesh (2002–2013) . Ghent : Conflict Research Group . Tilly Charles . 2008 . Contentious Performances . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1134–1137.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., decentralized mobilization). Her “state mobilized globalization” framework firmly situates all three policies within larger and recurrent domestic debates about globalization—its fiscal consequences and interregional tensions, its “contentious politics,” and also as foreign policy and strategy. Similarly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 504–506.
Published: 01 May 1999
... compares patterns of contentious politics in modern Europe and in late imperial China, with separate chapters on grain seizures, tax resistance, and revolutions. It seeks to emphasize both similarities and differences. Popular protests 506 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES took similar forms and were undertaken...