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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1125–1126.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Kevin Caffrey Modalities of Change: The Interface of Tradition and Modernity in East Asia . Edited by James Wilkerson and Robert Parkin . New York : Berghahn Books , 2013 . $90.00/£56.00 (cloth, ebook). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2014  2014 Wrestling...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 947–967.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the modalities through which ontologies and epistemologies of gender came to be. This was especially the case with the trouble, the disturbances, the turbulence that Gender Trouble carried along with it. Gender Trouble 's thematics sometimes syncopated against familiar habits of belief that were...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 3–21.
Published: 01 February 2022
... as ontologically distinct modalities of being-in-the-world, we use this framework to show how artisans, technicians, mechanics, and engineers use Vishwakarma worship to bring industrial technologies into alignment with the cosmos. Drawing on historical and ethnographic materials, we push beyond earlier scholarship...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2022
... that have become a modality of direct action in South Korea. I seek to contribute to our understanding of the life politics that has become a key marker of struggles against the state-capital network since the 2000s. I ascribe the antinomies of truth finding and mourning and of massacre and accident...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (2): 271–281.
Published: 01 February 1979
...William LaFleur Abstract The anthropologist Victor Turner has proposed a new theory of religious pilgrimage, holding that people on pilgrimage have entered into a social modality that contrasts sharply with the one they ordinarily experience at home; roles, ranks, and social hierarchy have all been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 231–251.
Published: 01 February 1982
... ” and “liminality,” while adequately explaining the “social modality” of the pilgrimage, do not account for the religious and cultural paradigms encountered by the pilgrim. To understand these paradigms, eighteenth and nineteenth century pilgrim guides are analyzed to show how the semantic field of the pilgrim...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 724–725.
Published: 01 August 2021
... modalities of human-nonhuman relations. In the first modality, which he calls “preparedness,” humans try to identify with the ontological perspectives of their nonhuman objects of pursuit. Drawing on recent ethnographic work on Amazonian and Siberian hunting societies, Keck argues that microbiologists—also...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 253–255.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... The modalities of power that captured and integrated individuals into capitalist institutions differed depending on the position within the factory hierarchy and ethnicity. Faison's writing on how Okinawan and Korean women were incorporated into the factory floor, and the techniques of discipline deployed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 492–494.
Published: 01 May 2015
... cinema, back to the literary traditions of Chosŏn's yangban status group and Japanese colonial rule. Based on historical accounts, Chung discusses the enlightenment modality in the films produced by Shin in the 1950s and the early 1960s. Chapter 2 discusses the symbiotic relationship between...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 730–732.
Published: 01 August 2021
... (chapters 4 and 5). The common wisdom suggests that the KMT ruled Taiwan through strong bureaucratic institutions, whereas the CCP depended much more heavily on mass mobilization campaigns. Strauss effectively complicates this narrative by showing that campaign and bureaucratic modalities of state...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 485–486.
Published: 01 May 1997
.... The learning section views from the student perspective pedagogical issues in diversified Chinese classrooms as well as in diversified settings, with three articles: McGinnis's on tonal distinction errors, Everson's on exploitation of background knowledge, and Bourgerie's on acquisition of modal particles...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1971) 30 (3): 717–719.
Published: 01 May 1971
... that Eliade discovers in the history of religions and discusses, among other places, in The Sacred and the Profane and Patterns in Comparative Religion his literary works are characterized by a preoccupation with what one might call "the problem of the modality of time and space." This has been commented upon...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (2): 553–554.
Published: 01 May 2011
... studies and provides a carefully delineated account of what it has accomplished so far. But most importantly it sets out a program of modalities, conceptual shifts, and fields of vision in a move to study Chinese cinema as transcultural visuality in a reconceived field of comparative film studies beyond...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 567–568.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in contemporary approaches to Asian thought. Whether it be the Buddhist acquisition ofprajnd (wisdom) or the Japanese aesthetic mastery of kata (form), very little has been done to clarify its basic somatic modality without which true understanding is impossible. If we follow Peter Berger's thesis developed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (4): 795–796.
Published: 01 August 1979
... or to its implications for Kakar's exposition on family and child development. Erikson's psychosocial tasks and modalities could provide a major integrating force for his thesis. Simply put, this is a small book which attempts too much. In the chapter "Tracings: The Inner World in Culture and History...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 260–262.
Published: 01 May 2023
...Jung-Min Mina Lee While Kim's arguments remain thoughtful throughout, some may find his likening of Korean consciousness to that of African Americans problematic. In discussing Korea's neocolonial racial modality, Kim establishes the link between the Black experience of slavery and grief...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (4): 1507–1509.
Published: 01 November 2008
... ( rasa ) is the essence of modal expression and that, in this sense, old-style gender playing perfectly enacts modal implications. In a related charge, old-style female gender playing is considered by urban, conservatory-trained performers as “rule-less.” Weiss believes this to be a matter...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 855–856.
Published: 01 August 1999
... knowledge and power, or economies of "truth" and their relation to power. Puzzlingly undertheorized, given the Foucaultian premise, is the modality by which the diaryconfessions are themselves part of the technology of power formed through technologies of the self. There is no actualized, articulated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (1): 222–223.
Published: 01 February 2005
... is a compelling presentation of the life histories of two Yolmo elders nearing the ends of their lives in Kathmandu. At another, it is an extended exploration of the ways that sensory engagements the physical modalities through which people perceive material worlds articulate both broad social dynamics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (3): 868–869.
Published: 01 August 1998
... by adults. They are "independent actors who can take an autonomous stance vis-a-vis teachers, other people and themselves" (p. 7). Conceptually, the idea of body-projects, in Ben-Ari's hands, is a major advance beyond the Freudian notion of body-modalities. The modalities came to be regarded as involute...