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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 599–608.
Published: 01 August 2020
... will it happen? What will it look like? And what, exactly, will we recover? In what follows, I share three rhythms of crisis and recovery: national history, the tourism industry, and the parcel delivery industry. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020 Olympics Japan COVID-19...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1133–1135.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., and many of them subsequently became hereditary posts. Maclachlan vividly describes the vital interface that the postal system provided between citizenry and state in the Meiji, Taisho, and Showa periods. It reached far beyond mail and parcel delivery into social welfare and community engagement. A telling...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 526–528.
Published: 01 February 1975
... the crisis of 1959-60 is parceled out in this case among separate sections on post-Great Leap Forward economic retrenchment (123-26), the shift from bureaucratic toward a leader-dominated Party (157 60), revival of the family as an acceptable agent of socialization (191), and the nature of P'eng Te-huai's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 145–149.
Published: 01 February 2022
... by creating a black capitalist class 4 at the expense of state delivery of the basic conditions necessary to live a dignified life. For the twenty-seven years of democracy, the state has been obsessed with markets, economic growth, and maintaining credit ratings instead of ensuring the politically...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (3): 499–526.
Published: 01 May 1986
... is entering into this rental agreement today, rents a complete parcel (fang) of land and buildings constituting that share of the Jiaozi lineage estate land belonging to Li Jiamin. . . . It is agreed that rent will be 68 piculs (shi) of grain per year. Of this, 2 piculs shall be glutinous rice. The rental...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 129–151.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the remittances as short-term loans to engage in other economic activities—currency speculation, transshipping, securities trading, or arbitrage—in the time lag between accepting a remittance and the customer's expectation of its delivery. Qiaopiju businessmen pioneered this type of small business firm...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (4): 947–966.
Published: 01 November 1997
... throughout the twentieth century of Chinese immigrants in business in Cebu City has served to strengthen the leverage of those entrenched in City Hall over a preponderantly 'pariah' local capitalist class. Yet the Osmenas could never simply parcel out the commanding heights of the thriving Visayan port...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (2): 261–274.
Published: 01 February 1966
... the Bijnor advertisement for a lecturer, “a perfect cooperator with attractive quality and delivery in English and Vernacular both,” Leader , Nov. 13, 1921. 32 M. Idris Ahmad, “It is now the Aman Sabhas' turn to speak,” Leader , Feb. 3, 1922, p. 8. 33 Pioneer , July 31, 1921, p. 10...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 665–691.
Published: 01 August 1996
... step was to terminate communal forms of ownership and land tenure. Over time, the deceptively simple medium of barbed-wire fencing has launched nothing short of a "topomorphic revolution"1 in small communities across the northern grasslands. That is, rangeland privatization and parcelization has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2007) 66 (2): 345–362.
Published: 01 May 2007
... ingredients and then folded into triangular-shaped Bidas , or parcels. The content of each paan is different according to the tastes and inclinations of the consumer, who directs the vendor, or paan-wallah , in the construction of the purchase. This is then popped into the mouth and chewed. Common...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (2): 253–267.
Published: 01 February 1982
..." (chi-pen he-suan tan-wei), the team was responsible for guaranteeing a fixed amount of production (pao-ch'ari) for delivery to the State Procurement Organization. The pao-ch'an system provided that the team (as the guarantor) was responsible for the planning and direction of the whole collective...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (4): 913–930.
Published: 01 August 1975
... entrepreneurial activity in the countryside. The so-called tubewell farmers, because of the type of agriculture they are practicing, place greater demands on the government's delivery systems than other farmers. These two indices, therefore, reflect different attitudes. The index of village electrification should...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1163–1188.
Published: 01 November 2009
... of more complex agendas. The flip side of the “retreat” from the state-run economy and high levels of political indoctrination is, in fact, the state's attempted expansion of capacity in service delivery and regulation of emerging markets and social actors. This is visible in such diverse policy areas...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 44 (2): 293–310.
Published: 01 February 1985
.... To overcome the postal ban, travelers who were visiting Shanghai from the interior were mobilized to bring back issues by rail or steamship. Journals were packaged in odd-shaped parcels to prevent their seizure by postal authorities. Students were asked to deliver copies wherever possible, and a special...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 631–661.
Published: 01 August 2021
...-women police stations and use these institutions to make a larger claim about the inefficacies associated with segregation as a delivery mechanism for public services. The impacts of quotas or affirmative action measures for vulnerable groups have been studied vis-à-vis a range of outcomes. 2...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (4): 824–850.
Published: 01 November 1992
... television today and the culture industry in general are so profoundly trivializing that, whenever they seek to tell a serious story, whether about the emperor or the nation or anything else, the message must struggle against the medium of its delivery. While Emperor Showa's funeral coverage attempted...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 753–779.
Published: 01 August 2003
... reform, a logic enforced by changes in the relationship between audience and actors, the stage and the seating areas. This splitting of representation from the social reality, I will argue by borrowing Timothy Mitchell's (1991) theory of "enframing," was not merely part and parcel of a new set...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 308–340.
Published: 01 May 1991
... as required to supply one lamp, it is quite possible that the donor had only to furnish cash or goods deemed equivalent in value to the animals. Some herders even gave their own flocks of sheep to temples with the understanding that they themselves would be responsible for delivery of the contracted amount...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 39 (4): 729–752.
Published: 01 August 1980
... within West Sumatra particularly large-scale ones were much more organized and streamlined, and fell more fully under Dutch control. A prime example of this is the Coffee Cultivation System introduced to West Sumatra in 1847, through which the Dutch tried to control the cultivation, delivery, and pricing...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1949) 8 (4): 424–450.
Published: 01 August 1949
... the effects of the measure. Impoverished nobles did not hesitate to exact the utmost in taxes and produce deliveries from the masses, thus opening all avenues of abuse.02 But the full extent of Djokjakarta's troubles had not yet been realized. The arbitrary settlement by the Dutch government of the estates...