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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 453–454.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Man-kong Wong Hong Kong in Chinese History: Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony, 1842–1913 . By Tsai Jung-Fang . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . xiii, 375 pp. $45.00 (cloth). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1996 1996 BOOK REVIEWS...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 543–544.
Published: 01 May 1994
...David Faure Hong Kong in Chinese History, Community and Social Unrest in the British Colony, 1842–1913 . By Jung-fang Tsai . New York : Columbia University Press , 1993 . xiii, 375 pp. $45.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1994 1994 BOOK REVIEWS CHINA...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1950) 9 (2): 220–222.
Published: 01 February 1950
...Clarence Hendershot Social forces in Southeast Asia . By Cora DuBois . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 1949 . 78 p. $2.00. Southeast Asia. Crossroad of religions . By Kenneth Perry Landon . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 1949 . ix, 215 p. $4.00...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (3): 690–692.
Published: 01 August 1987
...John R. McLane Social Conflict and Political Unrest in Bengal, 1875–1927 . By Rajat Kanta Ray . Delhi : Oxford University Press , 1984 . 398 pp. Sources, Index. $32.50. (Distributed in the United States by Oxford University Press.) Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (2): 309–337.
Published: 01 May 1987
... for the appearance of benevolent societies, this article attempts explanations in terms of worsening conditions and dynastic decline and then moves beyond such considerations for several reasons. Although China had long experienced much poverty and numerous periods of extreme social unrest, it was not until the late...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (1): 43–61.
Published: 01 February 2022
...John D. Wong Abstract The current political crisis in Hong Kong is characterized by a level of social unrest that the city has not seen since the riots of 1966–67. After that earlier round of turmoil, the British colonial regime secured legitimacy through socioeconomic improvement in Hong Kong...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 425–426.
Published: 01 February 1986
... to, and prospects for it. The book is based on research commissioned by the Department of State. The first of three chapters defines the concept of political stability, identifies the sources of stability and instability, examines the linkages between social change, social unrest, and instability, and considers...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 424–425.
Published: 01 February 1986
... the sources of stability and instability, examines the linkages between social change, social unrest, and instability, and considers the prospects for social unrest in India over the five-year period 1984-1989- Hardgrave's treatment is notable for his effort to extract generalizations about these complex...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1973) 32 (3): 489–500.
Published: 01 May 1973
..., "dissidence" in the Philippines is a nuisance, but far from a serious threat to the country. It thrives more on "terror and coercion" than on social unrest. (1970: x-xii; 1971: 8, 151.) Some Major Problems of Theory and Analysis In my judgment, the Averch et al. research about the political situation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 257–259.
Published: 01 February 2020
...; the mass killings in Indonesia; anti-colonial, anti-Western rebellions in Africa (Lovell zooms in on Tanzania and Zimbabwe); toxic and competitive nationalisms inspired by Maoism in Vietnam and Cambodia; and social unrests, student protests, and activism in the West. As Lovell demonstrates, the global...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (3): 753–779.
Published: 01 August 2003
... social effects, viewing public theaters with great suspicion. Theaters, in the eyes of the authorities, were notorious hangouts for ruffians, slackers, gamblers, and insurgents, providing these roustabouts with the ideal environment in which to scheme and swindle. In addition to waging campaigns...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 782–784.
Published: 01 August 1996
... aspects of Javanese culture" with which uprisings were "legitimated" (p. 251). In fact, the material from the Dutch archives is eloquent about the deep interconnections between the marriage politics of the courts, social unrest, antipathy to the Dutch, and mystical belief in the immanence of the coming...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (2): 345–370.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of unrest, insurgence, and violence. The negative portrait of this region offered by both the press and scholarly studies in India and abroad must be distressing for the people of the Northeastern region. This paper suggests that an excessive preoccupation with violence and a narrow reading...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (1): 202–204.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of the unrest in China ostensibly reflects rising unhappiness with the increasing economic polarities in China. In contrast to Martin Whyte's recent book arguing that China's distributive injustices do not lead inevitably to social unrest, the contributors to this volume's section on the economy (Barry Naughton...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (3): 827–829.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Colonial Reforms and the June 10 (1926) Movement: A Korean Search for Ethnic Space” explores the shift in government strategies related to both monitoring and preempting social unrest and also highlights how divergently Emperor Sunjong was seen by Koreans from his father Kojong, while Keongil Kim contrasts...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 460–462.
Published: 01 May 2015
... that they were “prostitutes in disguise” (some were former sex workers), caused “social unrest” by their presence, or as women were biologically unsuited to work in public places like restaurants (pp. 222, 227). Instead of a conventional account of women's rights in this period, focusing on emancipatory...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 154–157.
Published: 01 February 1999
... events occurring in the critical period of economic transformation, 1955 57, by Frederick Teiwes, Keith Forster, and Elizabeth Perry, highlight the degree of social unrest and intra-elite political divisions engendered by the socialization of the Chinese economy and shed new light on how the 1957 anti...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1193–1195.
Published: 01 November 2010
... frequently created mini–energy crises when it has tried to control domestic oil demand by removing subsidies, which inevitably leads to social unrest. Oil and Gas in China: The New Energy Superpower's Relations with Its Region . By Lim Tai Wei . Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific , 2009 . xviii...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1298–1299.
Published: 01 November 2010
... lower-wage production locations and the first generation of Northeast Asian industrializers, which have moved successfully into higher-end innovation and production niches. Indeed, when labor and social unrest starts to affect countries such as Vietnam and China, the sustainability of growth models...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1997) 56 (1): 269–270.
Published: 01 February 1997
... consistently been rhetorical rather than substantial. In other words, successive administrations have engaged with the policies of land reform in order to defuse social unrest, rather than effect fundamental socioeconomic change. More broadly, he uses the Philippine experience of land reform to ask whether new...