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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (1): 25–43.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Ping Zhu Abstract This article shows that the construction of the notion of dignified laborer during the Chinese New Culture Movement (1915–24) was not simply a reversal of preexisting social hierarchy that placed the mental laborers above the manual laborers but rather a complex and profound...
Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 419–446.
Published: 01 May 1995
... the modern reader brings to evidence from the past, serves as a point of departure for my answer. Rather than labor at accumulating more and more evidence about the past, historians should reflect on the difference between our own mentality and that of an earlier period. The past acquires point and meaning...
Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 28 (1): 101–110.
Published: 01 November 1968
... ) ; Also, Weber mMax , The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism ( New York , 1958 ), pp. 98 – 128 . 6 Kuang-ming jih-pao , Sept. 26, 1960. 7 See, for example, Hsi-liang Yün , “ Physical Labor and Mental Labor in Socialist Society ,” Ching-chi yen-chiu...
Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 1999
... between town and country, worker and peasant, manual and mental labor, and as the only correct road for the Chinese youth to transform the backward rural China and to reform their own petty bourgeois world outlook, they argue forcefully, especially Liu, that the movement had a constant aim of reducing...
Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 23–41.
Published: 01 February 2022
..., as a new information order changed the value of knowledge itself and instituted a new clerical and mental labor regime. Morse code offers a simple yet potent example to show the changing information order in China. Designed for the twenty-six letters of the English alphabet, Morse code posed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 635–658.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Yumi Kim Abstract This article examines the visualization of “the mentally ill” ( seishinbyōsha ) in Japan by focusing on a psychiatric report on home confinement published in 1918. It argues that the authors of the report, psychiatrists Kure Shūzō and Kashida Gorō, mobilized a representational...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (4): 1334–1337.
Published: 01 November 1994
... a continuum for normal dissociative phenomena and one for abnormal dissociative phenomena, each based primarily on the intensity of the mental state and its duration. On their two continua the authors place Balinese trance and possession as well as conditions defined by the American Psychiatric Association's...
Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 February 1978
...Leigh Minturn BOOK REVIEWS 369 between brothers and a device for recruiting social exchanges foregrounded particularly in clients in the all-pervading patron-clientship of marriage rules and cooperative farm-labor ar- rural social relations, and it appears too as meta- rangements), hierarchy...
Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1056–1057.
Published: 01 November 1993
.... The author looked at the family; the relations among laborers, sharecroppers, and moneylenders; and the distinctions made between baraka and chhotaka/nanh (very roughly, high prestige and low prestige people, hereafter termed high/low). In these sets of relationships, he argues, the social structures...
Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 877–879.
Published: 01 August 1998
...; the Ministry of Health and Welfare and the operation of the mental health law; and the Ministry of Justice and the treatment of undocumented workers. "Identity, Otherness and Migrant Labor in Japan" by Kathianne Hingwan is a better piece than the trendy title might suggest. Most of the article deal...
Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (1): 179–180.
Published: 01 February 1991
... are the subject of this thought-provoking study in Marxist labor history, perhaps the most important monograph since E. P. Thompson's The Making of the English Working Class (Harmondsworth, 1968). Dipesh Chakrabarty is sympathetic to Thompson's approach to working-class culture and consciousness and, like...
Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 February 1987
...Arthur Kleinman Chinese Culture and Mental Health . Edited by Wen-Shing Tseng and David Y. H. Wu . Orlando, Florida : Academic Press , 1985 . xxiii, 412 pp. Bibliographies, Glossary, Tables, Figures, Index. $49.50 (cloth); $29.95 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies...
Journal of Asian Studies (1993) 52 (4): 1057–1058.
Published: 01 November 1993
... 1057 On the other hand, these data indicate that masters in Mithila are likely to defend their laborers when they are threatened. Maithili families are more likely to treat their family servants affectionately and to help servants, laborers, ind sharecroppers in times of crisis than are high Bhojpuri...
Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 747–748.
Published: 01 August 1991
... (or, better, socioeconomic groups) herein analyzed have traditionally been marginalized in traditional historiography: rubber smallholders, estate workers, agricultural squatters, railway workers, prostitutes, rickshaw pullers. The ten essays examine medical and mental-health problems among these groups...
Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (3): 751–768.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Jesook Song Abstract This article draws on ethnographic research to elucidate ways in which young women's care labor is appropriated by the state as “free labor” in South Korea. Building upon John Krinsky's notion of free labor as state-orchestrated exploitation of public sector workers...
Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 748–749.
Published: 01 August 1991
.... The people (or, better, socioeconomic groups) herein analyzed have traditionally been marginalized in traditional historiography: rubber smallholders, estate workers, agricultural squatters, railway workers, prostitutes, rickshaw pullers. The ten essays examine medical and mental-health problems among...
Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 February 2005
... with the landlord s family. The Asia-Paci c War was perhaps the event that affected Toshie´ s family most. Toshie´ s two older brothers participated in the war as soldiers and never returned. On top of their two sons deaths, the Sakaues had to deal with Toshie´ s older sister s mental illness. The family struggled...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 1074–1076.
Published: 01 November 2020
... on and off the construction site, Tales of Hope , Tastes of Bitterness highlights the agency of African laborers and challenges the assumed sociopolitical asymmetry between China and African countries. The book unravels the myth of perceived “ingratitude” of Ethiopians from the Chinese perspective...
Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 651–652.
Published: 01 August 2022
... incursions that led to transnational labor migration. The book looks at the socio-political-economic disruptions that took place in the home countries that caused this migration to the Americas. Using secondary and primary sources, Yoon underscores tragic stories of the oppression and resistance...
Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (2): 404–407.
Published: 01 May 1987
... from death. The mental illness of his wife, Miho whom he met while stationed at Kakeroma is the second experience that forms much of Shimao's work. The condition was triggered by her discovery of his affair with another woman. Pitifully, as he came to learn, she had loved him to the point of madness...