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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (2): 694–695.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., and self-regulating interest, as well as China's entry into the World Trade Organization. Rofel locates the emergence of desiring China in the aftermath of the 1989 student movement and argues that the construction of desiring China has facilitated neoliberalism in China. In postsocialist cultural...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1064–1065.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Yu Zhang Urban Horror: Neoliberal Post-Socialism and the Limits of Visibility . By Erin Y. Huang . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2020 . 288 pp. ISBN: 9781478008095 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022 In this elegantly and densely...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (3): 718–720.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Xuefei Ren Landscapes of Accumulation: Real Estate and the Neoliberal Imagination in Contemporary India . By Llerena Guiu Searle . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2016 . x, 313 pp. ISBN: 9780226385068 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019  2019...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (2): 625–627.
Published: 01 May 2010
... services were more evident, their near absence is intentional: because “homeless people were not agents in the making of neoliberal subjectification” (p. xiii), they are not central figures in this ethnography of the fashioning of neoliberal productive welfare citizenship. Song uses this material...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 272–274.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Kelly D. Alley BITS of Belonging: Information Technology, Water, and Neoliberal Governance in India . By Simanti Dasgupta . Philadelphia : Temple University Press , 2015 . 232 pp. ISBN: 9781439912584 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 433–435.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Lavina Dhingra Shankar Transnational America: Feminisms, Diasporas, Neoliberalisms . By Inderpal Grewal . Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press , 2005 . 280 pp. $79.95 (cloth); $22.95 (paper). Copyright © Association for Asian Studies 2006 2006 B O O K R E V I E W S S O U T H...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 311–338.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Hy V. Luong Abstract In the context of accelerating globalization as well as a shifting theoretical landscape in the social sciences and the humanities, this article examines the recent greater attention to the state and global forces, including the global neoliberal ideology, in Asian studies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 476–478.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Ping Zhu Dreadful Desires: The Use of Love in Neoliberal China . By Charlie Yi Zhang . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2022 . 280 pp. ISBN: 9781478017998 . © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 Charlie Yi Zhang's monograph Dreadful Desires: The Use of Love...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (3): 621–648.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ravinder Kaur Abstract This article is an against-the-grain reading of the highly publicized failure of the 2004 India Shining campaign. Aimed at the Indian publics, this mega-publicity spectacle sought to communicate the success of neoliberal reforms in transforming India from a developing nation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 231–233.
Published: 01 February 2015
... to neoliberalism has arguably resulted in an epochal shift. According to policy makers, media, and the corporate sector, formal adoption of neoliberal principles in 1991 has produced a new, “global” generation in India. The ambitions, desires, and aggressive energy of this new generation are supposedly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Michelle Williams Abstract This commentary provides a critical discussion of the three essays in this forum and reflects on the similarities and differences between the crises of democracy under globalized neoliberal capitalism in South Korea and South Africa. 3 Social and economic rights...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (4): 1116–1118.
Published: 01 November 2004
... but also the world globally. B O O K R E V I E W S C H I N A 1117 Wang s analyses may be grouped under four clusters: criticism of the neoliberal order, local and global; linkage of this order to the nature and behavior of the Chinese state; af rmation of democracy s role in the developmental process...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 477–479.
Published: 01 May 2021
... for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021 The anthropological study of neoliberal Japan is booming, mirroring similar trends in the broader discipline and academe. This literature has been on the rise for over a decade now, expounding the impacts of economic restructuring on the inner and social lives...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1149–1151.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the urban male proletariat, its most favored audience. Salman Khan in Dabang , for example, epitomizes the amoral, self-seeking, and entrepreneurial subject of neoliberalism. As he famously claims in the film: “I am only half a Robin Hood. I take from the rich, but keep it for myself.” This book...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 475–493.
Published: 01 May 2018
... citizenship, which suggests that volunteerism is entrenched in neoliberalization. The programs are constructed in terms of moral matters, such as creating ibasho (space) for citizens’ mutual help and reducing food loss by “bringing back mottainai ” (wasting nothing). This championing of community power risks...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 May 1999
...) with an uncritical, and even more familiar, celebration of Anglo-American liberalism (neoliberalism) as a panacea for both the region and the rest of the world. In the relentless pursuit of his central theme Lingle reduces the complex history of East Asia to a homogenous and ahistorical East Asian model which...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1093–1095.
Published: 01 November 2021
... scholarly rigor. Useful for researchers and instructors (especially as a strong example of critical reading in the field of cultural studies), this work is a must-read for anyone interested in contemporary Japan and the concerning trends of the neoliberal, neonationalist re-visioning of Japan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 540–543.
Published: 01 August 2023
... be deemed fit to migrate (58). As a neoliberal disciplinary project aligned with Hindu nationalist, upper-caste ideals, the migration process subjects the bodies of migrants to a state-mandated “training” of mind, habit, and morals under the tutelage of recruiting agents and government bureaucrats...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2023
..., functions and malfunctions in contemporary China. First, through a review of China's transition from socialism to neoliberalism, the authors trace how the tenet of citizenship shifts from biological/biopolitical to biometric as the party-state's agenda changes along the process. Second, drawing on media...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 181–183.
Published: 01 February 2020
... neoliberal order. Accordingly, the book addresses three affective structures that she respectively titles as “Transpacific Attachments,” “Pacific Crossing,” and “Dwelling.” In this way, the book is organized efficiently and clearly, but I am somewhat disturbed by this temporal distinction. Surely there must...