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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 834–836.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Tirthankar Roy Small Town Capitalism in Western India: Artisans, Merchants and the Making of the Informal Economy, 1870–1960 . By Douglas E. Haynes . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2012 . $103.00 (cloth); $82.00 (e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1369–1372.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Kathryn Ibata-Arens Information, Corporate Governance, and Institutional Diversity: Competitiveness in Japan, the USA, and the Transitional Economies . By Masahiko Aoki . translated By Stacey Jehlik . Oxford and New York : Oxford University Press , 2000 . xiii, 186 pp. $29.95...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1989) 48 (4): 849–850.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Michael Smitka Information, Incentives, and Bargaining in the Japanese Economy . By Masahiko Aoki . New York : Cambridge University Press , 1988 . xii, 320 pp. $39.50. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1989 1989 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 849 ward, housing patterns...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 337–361.
Published: 01 May 2021
... influences from the adjacent British Crown colony of Hong Kong. To create an enclave of exception to socialism, Communist cadres in Bao'an promoted individualized, duty-free cross-border trade and informal foreign investment schemes as early as 1961. Although beholden to the inward-looking planned economy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1970) 29 (3): 515–537.
Published: 01 May 1970
... as it is concentrated on the agricultural sector alone. Besides, much has changed in both economies since 1958, and we take into account some information relating to this later period (as well as new information on the earlier period). More recendy, K. N. Raj [India, Pakistan and China: Economic Growth and Outlook...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1963) 22 (3): 293–303.
Published: 01 May 1963
... in that land and its culture has called attention to the meagerness of information concerning details of Tibetan daily life, economy, and politics. In a series of interviews widi members of the Sakya ruling house undertaken by the authors, it has been possible to secure considerable data concerning...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 357–371.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Dubois, “the end is coming slowly” for the DPRK. They base this conclusion on a close reading of the ideology and institutions of North Korea, the information available on the state of the economy, and most importantly on the testimonies of people who have fled the DPRK, especially those of who have...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 609–620.
Published: 01 August 2020
...–09), which had studied labor questions in depth, suggested that the numbers of short-term and circular migrants in the informal economy might be sixty million to sixty-five million, and with accompanying family members, perhaps more than a hundred million. 18 On May 14, Finance Minister Nirmala...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (4): 1071–1073.
Published: 01 November 2005
... investment and strictly controlled, state-narrated versions of both national unity and local diversity marginalized small-scale and individual entrepreneurs operating in the informal economy and created a two-tiered tourism economy. These themes are carefully explained throughout this book. Although...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 695–698.
Published: 01 November 2023
... transformation in kinship has led to legal disputes over inheritance and property division. 3 He also sketches out, from the perspective of the bereaved as consumers and kin, how the informal economy of death works within the framework of the state's control of death. In chapter 6, Kipnis then provides...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 193–195.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of “voice” in parliaments, but more often the rulers devised new techniques for greater extraction. Chinese subjects used the “exit” option, including flight to frontiers or to the informal economy, to limit fiscal demands. Since wars were less frequent, the pressure to raise revenue was also less...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 February 2022
... inspiration from him as they proceeded with the tasks at hand. The small-scale craft, fabrication, and repair shops that we have visited in Assam, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, and West Bengal—and which make up part of India's “informal economy”—invariably hosted the deity in portrait form...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 905.
Published: 01 November 1988
..." informal economy in a small town provides the detail of individual histories and specific cases. The other studies of the "realities of Korean women," although often interesting and informative, are prone to superficial generalities. Chung Sei-wha examines the socialization process, concluding...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1142–1144.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Korea's economy and society would have provided a larger context for the new educational policies. Park mentions that the reforms were partly based on the desire to develop specialized skills that are tailored to the demands of the new information economy, but does not interrogate further how...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 470–472.
Published: 01 May 2021
... intrinsic value for the pastoralists themselves (p. 86). Chapter 4 then looks at markets and traders from the angle of the legal status of traders and the yartsa trade as informal economy and as “ethnic glue” in the sense of uniting ethnicities with often strained relationships—namely, Goloks, Muslims...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 649–672.
Published: 01 August 2016
... by the collapse of lending schemes and the property market, the Ordos example also shows the urgency and optimism among regular people that helped to fuel an unfettered phase of urban transformation via informal finance. Recent work on the political economy of Chinese urban development has shown...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 993–994.
Published: 01 November 2020
... incorporate public spaces into private use, yet their creative making of an informal economy further reinforces the image of chaos, uncivility, and social disorganization that surrounds them. Not all of the fifty migrant households that Ling has carefully studied over the past decade are pitifully poor...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 456–458.
Published: 01 May 2021
..., Landsberger would have been wise to analyze these companies less as offering innovative new solutions that have yet to succeed, and more as representing only the latest incarnation of state-entrepreneurial attempts to replace or regulate the massive informal economy of waste collecting and trading, a process...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 280–282.
Published: 01 February 2014
...,” opens with Gregory Green's cautiously optimistic chapter on the Lao information economy. Despite woeful shortages in education, libraries, and local book publishing, the erstwhile popularity of radio and gradual improvements in publishing, Internet access, and local television promise a richer variety...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 176–177.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of a modern industrial workforce engaged in regular and skilled productive and moral labor. Zhiye discourse envisioned such labor as central to women's liberation (p. 39). Beijing's minuscule formal industrial sector, however, meant that lower-class women were usually precariously employed in an informal...