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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 151–158.
Published: 01 November 1974
...-Strauss: Depuis quelques années, le mot “structure” est devenu ambigu. Tout en gardant sa valeur précise, ancienne—lorsqu'il est question, par exemple, de la structure d'une démonstration, d'un roman, d'un État—, il a pris un emploi technique beaucoup plus ambitieux dans un système philosophique...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 494–496.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Alf Hiltebeitel Mythologies du XXe siècle (Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade) . By Daniel Dubuisson . Lille : Presses Universitaires de Lille . 1993 . 348 pp. 130 FF. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1995 1995 494 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES in most films (one...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 881–901.
Published: 01 November 1996
... and optimism on the other. Those in a position to be harmed by the change often create “negative” myths about the potential implications of that change; those not, glorify it. To misquote Claude Levi-Strauss, myths are created to control the present, hence, by implication, also the future (Levi-Strauss 1979...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1988) 47 (4): 901–902.
Published: 01 November 1988
...Monica M. Strauss; Masaru Tomita The Fifth Generation Fallacy . By J. Marshall Unger . New York : Oxford University Press , 1987 . x, 195 pp. $24.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1988 1988 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 901 ings, maps, and documents) and a chronology...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2009) 68 (4): 1163–1188.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Julia C. Strauss Abstract How to best maintain public goods under conditions of chronic resource shortage and insufficient state administrative capacity is a challenge for nearly all developing states. This article concentrates on a range of attempted reforms in China's forestry sector in the 1990s...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (3): 797–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Julia C. Strauss BOOK REVIEWS CHINA 797 that ongoing processes of cultural hybridization are contributing to efforts such as his in furthering appreciation of this formerly esoteric art. RICHARD E. STRASSBERG University of California, Los Angeles The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life...
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Journal of Asian Studies 10773400.
Published: 16 August 2023
...Julia C. Strauss Linking Theory with Practice? Cadre Training and Environmental Governance in China . By Julia Marinaccio . Munich : Oekom . 174 pp. ISBN: 9783962383299 . © 2023 Association for Asian Studies 2023 700 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES 82:4 Nov­ em­ber 2023...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1974) 34 (1): 127–128.
Published: 01 November 1974
... to be suggestive and stimulating for scholars in Germanic, Roman, Celtic, Scandinavian and Indie studies. Certainly, Dumézil ranks alongside other great contemporary French scholars such as Braudel and Lévi-Strauss. Like them, his work has had an incalculable effect upon his discipline and upon the world...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2001) 60 (2): 381–412.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Chuan-Kang Shih Abstract Marriage has been widely accepted as a universal institution that allows a kinship system to establish and perpetuate itself (Levi-Strauss 1963). Although the well-known case of the Nayar in Central Kerala of India has seriously problematized the anthropological definitions...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 730–732.
Published: 01 August 2021
...Sara A. Newland State Formation in China and Taiwan: Bureaucracy, Campaign, and Performance . By Julia C. Strauss . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2019 . 280 pp. ISBN: 9781108701655 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc., 2021 2021 State...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (1): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 2000
..., critique, and complete the unfinished structure that Mauss had begun. Mauss's influence has been chiefly felt in two overlapping areas works on economic anthropology such as Marshall Sahlins's Stone Age Economics, and Levi-Strauss's general theory of exchange. The list of those who have participated...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 441–457.
Published: 01 May 1965
... was a “correct marriage.” Geiger Wilhelm , Culture of Ceylon in Medieval Times ( Wiesbaden , 1960 ) p. 114 . 20 Gunasekera (note 12), p. 69. 19 For a penetrating and highly suggestive analysis of “origin stories” see C. Lévi-Strauss, “La Structure des Mythes” in Anthropologie...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1986) 45 (2): 464.
Published: 01 February 1986
... of social organization, ritual, and myth in the Marobo community. The Ema case illustrates the sort of prescriptive, asymmetric alliance system that has figured in the development of structuralist kinship theory. It also serves as a fine example of what Levi-Strauss in his recent work has termed "house...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 41 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 November 1981
... Strauss. Like Strauss, Miller prefers luxuriance of expression to economy of form. All four chapters, although well organized, are prolix and occasionally patronizing in tone. This is no doubt due in part to the fact that they were originally lectures written, except for the second, in Japanese...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (4): 1035–1037.
Published: 01 November 1996
... with pure terror. She did not know where to look (p. 7). The passage bears an uncanny resemblance to the words of anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss, describing a visit to the home of a young teacher in Bengal, whose wife was in the process of emerging from purdah: Since I was an anthropologist, he made her...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (4): 422–423.
Published: 01 August 1953
...Clarence H. Hamilton The Lost Churches of China . By Leonard M. Outerbridge . Philadelphia : The Westminster Press , 1953 . 237 . $3.50. No Secret is Safe Behind the Bamboo Curtain . By Father Mark Tennien . New York : Farrar, Strauss and Young , 1952 . 270 . $3.50...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 523–524.
Published: 01 May 2015
... his claim that he is not a historian, Metcalf reconstructs a more significant amount of history, previously unexplored history at that, than is typical of an archeological record, as referenced in his subtitle. In his discussion on rituals, Metcalf appropriates Claude Lévi-Strauss's totemic...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (2): 522–524.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., comparative approach to multiculturalism? What forms does it or can it take? How is such an approach used to make sense of different discursive practices that originate from but navigate between and even beyond particular national contexts? In other words, to paraphrase a famous expression of Lévi-Strauss...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1995) 54 (2): 496–497.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of their contexts in Indian culture and texts. Levi-Strauss's Buddhism is not quite an antihumanist subversion of the GrecoChristian tradition, but it is also not "one of those intellectual caprices, exotic and inoffensive, that great minds sometimes like to offer themselves" (pp. 203-4). Dubuisson tries to show...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 750–751.
Published: 01 August 1991
.... The structuralist approach nicely serves the purpose of crafting a coherent and symmetrical argument: the Hmong, in Levi-Strauss's words, "although situated in history . . . seem to have developed or retained a particular wisdom which impels them to resist desperately any modification in their structure which would...