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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (1): 246–249.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Anne Rademacher No One Will Let Her Live: Women's Struggle for Well-Being in a Delhi Slum . By Claire Snell-Rood . Berkeley : University of California Press , 2015 . 296 pp. ISBN: 9780520284821 (cloth, also available in paper). The Durable Slum: Dharavi...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (4): 1046–1048.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Shailaja Paik To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum . By Nathaniel Roberts . Oakland : University of California Press , 2016 . 286 pp. ISBN: 9780520288829 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2020 2020...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1161–1163.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Liza Weinstein Governing the Urban in India and China: Land Grabs, Slum Clearance, and the War on Pollution . By Xuefei Ren . Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press , 2020 . 208 pp. ISBN: 9780691203393 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2022 2022...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 498–502.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Sai Balakrishnan Demanding Development: The Politics of Public Goods Provision in India's Urban Slums . By Adam Michael Auerbach . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2020 . xvii, 304 pp. ISBN: 9781108491938 (cloth). Making the Modern Slum: The Power of Capital in Colonial...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 521–523.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of social organization shape innovation and technological choices and are in turn transformed by them. MICHAEL ADAS Rutgers University Gender and Slum Culture in Urban Asia. By SUSANNE THORBEK. London and New Jersey: Zed Books Ltd., 1994. 223 pp. $55-00 (cloth); $22.00 (paper). This book is a comparative...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (1): 324–325.
Published: 01 February 2009
...William Harman Shiv Sena Women: Violence and Communalism in a Bombay Slum . By Atreyee Sen . Bloomington : Indiana University Press , 2007 . ix , 220 pp. $24.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2009 2009 The Mahila Agadi (Women's Front...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 373–374.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Karen L. Michaelson Social Life in an Indian Slum . By Paul D. Wiebe . Durham, N.C. : Carolina Academic Press , 1975 . vii, 179 pp. Tables, Notes, Bibliography, Index. $6.75 (cloth); $4.75 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1977 1977 BOOK REVIEWS 373...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 388–390.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Justin J. Green Slum as a Way of Life: A Study of Coping Behavior in an Urban Environment . By F. Landa Jocano . Quezon City : University of the Philippines Press , 1975 . xviii, 203 pp. Tables, Index. $10.00 (cloth); $6.50 (paper). Political Regime and Public Policy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 587–610.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of underclass ethnic minorities. But zainichi Koreans who grew up in such slums, which they called tongne , offer inspirational stories and fond memories of living there. This article sheds light on Koreans’ postwar experiences by discussing the important sociopolitical functions of the tongne...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 645–646.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Richard A. O'Connor Bangkok Slums: Review and Recommendations . By Sopon Pornchokchai . Bangkok : School of Urban Community Research Actions . 1993 . xiii, 184 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 BOOK REVIEWS SOUTHEAST ASIA 645 drawing mostly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1972) 31 (3): 748–749.
Published: 01 May 1972
...Wilfredo F. Arce Slums are for People: The Barrio Magsaysay Pilot Project in Philippine Urban Community Development . By Aprodicio A. Laquian . Honolulu : The East-West Center Press , 1971 . xvi, 245 pp. Appendixes, Notes, Glossary, Index. $9.00. Copyright © The Association...
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figures 1 and 2. Slums along the Ishidō River, 1961. Courtesy of Nishiyama Uzō Photography Archives. More
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Published: 01 August 2021
Figures 3 and 4. Slums along the Ishidō River, 1961. Courtesy of Nishiyama Uzō Photography Archives. More
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Journal of Asian Studies (1958) 18 (1): 21–42.
Published: 01 November 1958
...; they have confounded the effects of rapid, slum-producing urbanization with the factory situation itself; they have dealt with relatively new factories that have not as yet had time to become imbedded in the local institutional framework; and finally, they have selected situations in which the area...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1969) 29 (1): 55–66.
Published: 01 November 1969
... unconventional themes, such as slum life, deviant behavior, and physical love. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1969 1969 20 Ālochanā , August 1966 . Also sec comments of D. K. Beḍekar, a prominent Marathi critic, quoted on the jacket of Vāsūnākā . 21 Beḍekar...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2024) 83 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and humanities, childhood is understood as a concept whose definitions are heterogeneous and always changing. Through this analytical lens, Giuseppe Bolotta's book offers a unique outlook on the politics of everyday life in Bangkok. The book focuses on dek salam , translated as “slum children,” who reside...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (3): 606–609.
Published: 01 August 2022
... the realm of mediation or brokering). Life in this transitional milieu of “Maharashtra for Maharashtrians,” city beautification by slum demolition, and “development” by market forces was/is lived by bridging many contradictions and mediating many conflicts: slum dwellers who can show documented evidence...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1977) 36 (2): 374–375.
Published: 01 February 1977
..., Professor Wiebe has set as his purpose the task of giving a comprehensive picture of the ways in which the members of a slum in Madras organize their lives and relate themselves to their various environments. He breaks this task into two separate areas: (i) providing a view of the social life of an Indian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 646–648.
Published: 01 May 1994
..., once perhaps a quarter of all dwellings, is down to 11 percent. Such relative improvements aside, Bangkok still has at least 981 slums that house perhaps 16 percent of its population. Not all slum-dwellers are poor. Some who sublet become " 'big' houselords," dominating their neighborhoods, while...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (1): 272–274.
Published: 01 February 2018
... with donor agencies and urban-poor representatives, outreach meetings between Water Board representatives and slum dwellers, and other conversations with residents and IT employees. We learn about citizens’ pride for IT, about the shame and scourge of corruption, and about the potential of a neoliberal logic...