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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Matthew J. Nelson Abstract Building on current research regarding constitutional migration, this article shows how constitutional provisions protecting religious freedom (“subject to public order”) arrived in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, not via colonial British or traditional Islamic sources...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (2): 514–517.
Published: 01 May 2020
... , The Impossibility of Religious Freedom ( Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2018 ) . Concluding this scholarly tour de force by shying away from prescription is simply not accurate, and his book is too good for him to not be subject to his own analysis. Thomas's argument that religious...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 213–215.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Winston Davis To Dream of Dreams: Religious Freedom and Constitutional Politics in Postwar Japan . By David M. O'Brien with Yasuo Ohkoshi . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1996 . 209 pp. $50.00 (cloth); $29.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 741–771.
Published: 01 August 2018
... the religious nationalism emerging from the First Indochina War. The spiritual dimension of the Republic's Personalist Revolution did not involve state interference in all religious activities. Instead, it promoted religious freedom and diversity, provided that the spiritual values they propagated opposed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2016) 75 (1): 137–156.
Published: 01 February 2016
... opportunities and imperatives for expressing Muslim identity, religious equality, diversity, rights, and freedoms in contemporary Sri Lanka. Through a consideration of these legal environments and the way they affected the case, this article illuminates ongoing questions about the legal and political status...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 33 (2): 255–264.
Published: 01 February 1974
...Charles H. Capwell Abstract Among their fellow Bengalis, the Bauls, who constitute a religious sect, are esteemed because their iconoclasm, disregard of caste, and merger of Hindu and Islamic traditions gives them an enviable freedom to confront life as individuals outside the prevailing social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (1): 93–122.
Published: 01 February 1998
... and consumption were collectivized; books were confiscated and sometimes burned; Buddhism and other forms of religious worship were banned; freedom of speech, travel, residence, and occupational choice were dramatically curtailed; formal education largely disappeared; money, markets, and courts were abolished...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 279–280.
Published: 01 February 2018
... while reiterating the importance of strengthening cross-cultural ties and a pluralistic understanding of nation and community. Indeed, India provides a fascinating lens through which to view issues of secularism, religious freedom, nation building, legal pluralism, and gendered citizenship. The full...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 565–567.
Published: 01 May 2017
... arguments with reference to Western liberal norms. In Malaysia's polarized context, the group's activism for religious freedom has alienated some supporters, and this highlights the fine line many Muslim women's rights activists must walk in order not to be viewed as doing the work of Western imperialism...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (1): 305–307.
Published: 01 February 2002
..., constitutional context of human rights protection in India, human rights initiatives, human rights awareness in education, feminist perspective on practicing human rights, media and human rights, religious freedom and human rights, human rights of prisoners and refugees, organizational basis of human rights...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (2): 299.
Published: 01 February 1959
... for the Indo-Javanese religious evolution is constituted by both Older Megalithic and Dongsonian elements, the former, being the oldest, not coming into open resurgence until the latest period prior to the coming of Islam" (p. 126). GUY J. PAUKER University of California, Berkeley Philippine Freedom, 1946-1958...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2005) 64 (2): 513–515.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... In adjusting to the British policy of indirect rule, the linguistically and culturally diverse Penang Chinese organized themselves initially through sworn brotherhood societies and the establishment of a community temple, the Kong Hok Palace. Although participants were nominally granted religious freedom...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2006) 65 (2): 337–359.
Published: 01 May 2006
.... : Harvard University Press . Chan Anita . 1993 . “Revolution or Corporatism? Workers and Trade Unions in Post-Mao China.” Australian Journal of Chinese Affairs 29 : 31 – 61 . Chan Kim-Kwong , and Eric R. Carlson . 2005 . Religious Freedom in China: Policy, Administration...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1959) 18 (2): 298–299.
Published: 01 February 1959
... still not independent, Filipinos enjoyed immediate exercise of rights long withheld both by colonial Spain and, earlier, by their own family and tribal heads. Temporal power of churches was limited, but religious freedom grew even when local custom technically violated general laws, such as monogamy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 240.
Published: 01 February 2019
... involving Malay women reflect the simultaneous ascendancy of the arcs of law and ethnicity in the context of contemporary Malaysia. Here, given the “symbolic centrality” of law and ethnicity, the Malay Muslim majority appears to have less religious freedom than non-Muslim citizens. Noting that the politics...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 231–232.
Published: 01 February 2012
... assault—to stigmatize religious service providers, to regulate worshippers’ behaviors, and to secularize religious celebrations—while others sought to strike a balance between safeguarding religious freedom and eradicating superstition. It seems that the state often aimed high but accomplished little...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 784–785.
Published: 01 August 1966
... freedom of religion for the individual and for religious bodies and the existence of criteria for citizenship independent of religious considerations. While there are difficulties with both definitions, the narrower definition of Dr. Luthera seems particularly arbitrary. Indeed, it would hardly have been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1966) 25 (4): 785–786.
Published: 01 August 1966
... and state. The differences between Dr. Luthera and Professor Smith are partly definitional. Professor Smith uses a broader definition of the secular state which includes not only separation of church and state, but also two other components freedom of religion for the individual and for religious bodies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 320–322.
Published: 01 February 2009
..., liberalizing world. Three essays then explore religious policies and identities in the colonial period, when “Asian realities” and trading pragmatism meant that all European powers “learned the formula” of allowing religious freedoms in territories under their control (p. 9). A final set of four essays details...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 245–246.
Published: 01 February 2022
... with debates about law and religious freedom, and how public grief after the murder of Rajpal and the execution of the accused, Ilmuddin, in 1929 achieved a “delicate consensus” involving a “vision of religious sentiment that empowered intercommunal collaboration” (p. 152). She also addresses trends...