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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 1120–1121.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Roald Maliangkay New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media . By Dal Yong Jin . Chicago : University of Illinois Press , 2016 . ix, 232 pp., 6 charts, 10 tables. ISBN: 9780252081477 (paper, also available in cloth and as e...
Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 535–539.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in the Age of Social Media . Edited by Sangjoon Lee and Abé Markus Nornes . Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press , 2015 . 276 pp. ISBN: 9780472072521 (cloth, also available in paper and as e-book). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2017 2017...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 895–908.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Giang Nguyen-Thu Abstract June 2018 was an intense time in Vietnam when one saw the role of social media in revealing and facilitating the (dis)congruity between connectivism, collectivism, and conservatism. On June 12, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed the controversial Cybersecurity Law...
Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 469–470.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Shalini R. Ayyagari Recasting Folk in the Himalayas: Indian Music, Media, and Social Mobility . By Stefan Fiol . Urbana : University of Illinois Press , 2017 . xiii, 228 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2019 2019 Stefan Fiol's Recasting Folk...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (1): 187–198.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., and finally Asahara, the leader of Aum shinrikyō, in the 1980s, Dorman observes a deliberate use of the media by religious leaders in order to gain maximum exposure as defenders of public interests and social justice, or to keep company with other media superstars or international dignitaries. But his main...
Journal of Asian Studies 10773510.
Published: 16 August 2023
...Diane Wei Lewis Making Audiences: A Social History of Japanese Cinema and Media . By Hideaki Fujiki . New York : Oxford University Press , 2022 . vii, 635 pp. ISBN: 9780197615003 . © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 724 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES 82:4 November...
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...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (4): 909–922.
Published: 01 November 2018
...K. Anis Ahmed Abstract Mainstream media faces challenges in developed democracies like never before. On one hand, seemingly “free” digital (including social media) options are eroding the market for print drastically. Ads are not so much shifting from print to digital, but apparently simply...
Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (4): 797–820.
Published: 01 November 2015
... has celebrated, while some users of social media have mocked, the symbolism of Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping presiding over recent victory day parades in their respective capitals. The series concludes with a commentary by Srinath Raghavan, a London-trained scholar now based at a New Delhi policy...
Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 975–987.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... In Basavanagudi, a neighborhood named after twelfth-century social reformer Basavanna, part of the South Bangalore constituency where Tom Friedman's friend Nandan Nilekani had just lost the local election to the Hindu nationalist BJP candidate, I noticed a growing buzz around a social media campaign for a new...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 975–995.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the binary of just men and women. Scholars have noted that what it means to be a man in Thailand is often defined in terms of not being effeminate, gay, or transgender. Drawing on Thai news stories, social media comments, and ethnographic research, I explore how monastic masculinity—the way in which what...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (4): 1083–1085.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Jie Zhang Wang joins a growing number of scholars who study the internet of China to challenge the binary thinking of citizens in authoritarian regimes as either brainwashed or complicit. The book sets about conceptualizing and documenting how social media activism, or “Activism 2.0,” has helped...
Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 707–738.
Published: 01 August 2020
... social media South Asia student politics When Hansen ( 2004 , 23) speaks of political performances, he talks about the construction of images, media events, and spectacles, but also “a certain linguistic style or conceptual vocabulary, a certain way of dressing and acting in public.” As compared...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 902–933.
Published: 01 November 1996
...Gerald Figal Abstract The death of Emperor Hirohito on 7 January 1989, followed more recently by the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II, has indeed incited a degree of historical awareness among Japanese from all walks of life. In the wake of an enigmatic period of social self...
Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 243–244.
Published: 01 May 2023
... professionals, and a food delivery driver. What these individuals have in common is that they penned pandemic diaries that they shared on social media. These online diaries—and the readers' reactions to them—form the main source material for the book. This book stands out in the vast literature on the Wuhan...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (1): 73–93.
Published: 01 February 2021
..., or platforms for content,” which “are websites or app variants of what is called social media”; and (3) “transaction-type and mediation-type platforms,” which designate “something akin to the mediation-structure or intermediary that makes certain kinds of transaction possible” (Steinberg and Li 2017 , 175–76...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (3): 812–814.
Published: 01 August 2018
... in Japan post-3/11. Technology and social media play a large role in the production and dissemination of the music discussed, and the second section, “Spaces of Protest,” begins with cyberspace, “a metaphor to describe the social and informational connections made possible through the networked...
Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 452–454.
Published: 01 May 2021
...; they know that we know they're lying; we also know that they know that we know they're lying; but they still lie.” This famous quote, attributed to Nobel laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, went viral on Chinese social media in February 2020 upon the tragic death of Dr. Li Wenliang, the COVID-19 whistleblower...
Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (2): 359–369.
Published: 01 May 2009
... social stability. While the hope, presumably, was to move reasonably smoothly from the Olympics of August 2008 to the celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China in October 2009, the Chinese media has instead become proactive in alerting local officials...
Journal of Asian Studies (2018) 77 (2): 429–452.
Published: 01 May 2018
... and Zuo 2014 ) have contributed to cultural, social, and political diversity (see also Yang 2009 , Zheng 2008 , and the contributions in Herold and Marolt 2011 ). Yet controversies over modern history suggest that the role of digital media in the politics of contemporary nation-states...
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