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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (2): 301–322.
Published: 01 May 1996
... person alone can achieve perfect health” (CW 2:50). Following a statement such as this, my purpose in this essay is to work toward an analysis of Gandhi's genius by focusing on that which appears most enigmatic about his program of sociopolitical action: his somatic concerns and what I am calling his...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 567–568.
Published: 01 May 1994
... in contemporary approaches to Asian thought. Whether it be the Buddhist acquisition ofprajnd (wisdom) or the Japanese aesthetic mastery of kata (form), very little has been done to clarify its basic somatic modality without which true understanding is impossible. If we follow Peter Berger's thesis developed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 854–855.
Published: 01 November 1988
... as idioms of distress. Earlier studies of depression among Chinese have alluded to the role of somatization. In his previous studies Kleinman has also demonstrated how depressives in China may report symptoms that may be diagnosed as neurasthenia. The first three chapters of this book provide an extensive...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 February 1994
... York Press, 1993. xxii, 383 pp. I am of two minds regarding this philosophical book about the biology of identity in Asian thought and experience. On the one hand, it provides a straightforward discussion of how somaticity is relevant to various Asian constructions of the self. Some of the cases under...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (2): 566–567.
Published: 01 May 1994
... (wisdom) or the Japanese aesthetic mastery of kata (form), very little has been done to clarify its basic somatic modality without which true understanding is impossible. If we follow Peter Berger's thesis developed in his Sacred Canopy (1967) and his earlier work with Charles Luckman, The Social...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (2): 364–365.
Published: 01 May 1988
... identity, embodiment, and the human sense of being. The second and third volumes of Paul Unschuld's Medicine in China trilogy concern two powerful methods of somatic transfiguration that emerged in traditional China: the ingestion of concoctions made from herbs and other substances and the stimulation...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 853–854.
Published: 01 November 1988
... alluded to the role of somatization. In his previous studies Kleinman has also demonstrated how depressives in China may report symptoms that may be diagnosed as neurasthenia. The first three chapters of this book provide an extensive review of neurasthenia, depression, and somatization. For each topic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 855–856.
Published: 01 November 1988
... in the Chinese context by integrating cultural concepts of Western and Asian medicine. He has also consolidated interdisciplinary research on the related topics. Through the synthesis of neurasthenia, depression, and somatization he demonstrates the interrelationships among the three that may be analyzed...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1987) 46 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 February 1987
... innovative psychologist at the University of Hong Kong, reinterprets the clinical finding that the chief mode of expressing psychological distress and psychiatric disorder in Hong Kong and other Chinese settings is through a bodily idiom of distress {somatization, a point returned to in many of the other...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 950–952.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of Buddhist traditions even while advancing more sophisticated arguments about gender and the body in Buddhism. These qualities make his volume one of a rare few that are both challenging for experts and accessible to students. Next, Powers provides background for Buddhist ideas about somatic virtue...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1994) 53 (1): 45–66.
Published: 01 February 1994
... of California Press . Alter Joseph S. 1993 . “ The Body of One Color: Indian Wrestling, the Indian State and Utopian Somatics .” Cultural Anthropology 8.1 : 49 – 72 . Alter Joseph S. N.d. “Somatic Nationalism: Indian Wrestling and Militant Hinduism.” Modern Asian Studies , forthcoming...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (2): 332–334.
Published: 01 February 1981
... by the patient. A particular problem in Taiwan is the Chinese tendency to somatize mental disorder. Stigma is attached to mental disorder, and traditional medicine appears to make little room for it in Taiwan, although whether or not the stigma is responsible for the somatization is not entirely clear (some...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 369–370.
Published: 01 February 1978
... for men but not for women. Education decreased symptoms for both sexes. Both sexes showed an increased frequency of symptoms from ages fifteen to fifty. When type of symptom is considered, women are found to have more somatic, men more psychotic, ones. The authors discuss the possibility that women simply...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 37 (2): 370–372.
Published: 01 February 1978
... to have more somatic, men more psychotic, ones. The authors discuss the possibility that women simply report more symptoms; they should in light of women's greater frequency of somatic symptoms adequately assess sex differences in medical care, but they do not. The SFQ does not clearly distinguish between...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2003) 62 (1): 319–322.
Published: 01 February 2003
... advocates turn up as "recovered memories" or "invented traditions," some of which are put in evidence but bypassed as a "mythic universe" (132 37). The book is especially persuasive in terms of somatic memory, which Srinivas finds in "cultural resources" that "are sedimented on and stored in the bodies...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 298–300.
Published: 01 February 2010
... through somatic routines and a stress on correct language. “Producing Mother-India at School” describes the gendering (“maternalization”) of the pedagogical space. It extends the analysis of the daily production of nationalism into finer nuances and suggests that gender, nation, and the private–public...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (1): 196–198.
Published: 01 February 2011
... to continue to pay deference to such a viewpoint. Harrist attends to the issue indirectly through attention to the nontextual, visual, and somatic dimensions of the reception of moya. But the task of putting literacy in its proper historical perspective has only begun. ...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (2): 516–517.
Published: 01 May 2017
... speaking in a singsong voice and walking in an unmanly shuffling gait, Billé finds not only a regurgitation of Western racism but also a form of bodily technique “learned through socialization but felt to be a cultural feature, if not a natural, biological quality” (p. 155). Thus, on the somatic, nonverbal...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2012) 71 (4): 1163–1164.
Published: 01 November 2012
... identity is at once essentialized as something natural and also construed as something culturally and socially constructed” (p. 86). Importantly, the “rise of biomedical subjectivity (Carlos Novas and Nikolas Rose, “Genetic risk and the birth of the somatic individual,” Economy and Society , 29:4 [2000...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2011) 70 (4): 1202–1204.
Published: 01 November 2011
... of themes from cannibalism and contamination to army mores and the Anglo-Indian's hyphenated body works remarkably well; her analysis of Anglo-Indian identity as a somatic paradox is truly illuminating. Next, “ Abstinence ” continues to showcase Roy's achievement, in her careful perusal of Gandhi (1927...