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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 789–791.
Published: 01 August 2015
...James Hevia Policing America's Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State . By Alfred W. McCoy . Madison : University of Wisconsin Press , 2009 . 695 pp. $29.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (3): 777–778.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Junaid Rana Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America . By Seema Sohi . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2014 . xi, 271 pp. $99.00 (cloth); $27.95 (paper). Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 2015  2015 Recently there has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2017) 76 (4): 887–906.
Published: 01 November 2017
... intrusive but now virtually nonexistent in Greece, was instantiated by absent voices and official surveillance at the Thai studies conference at which this article was originally presented. A defensive posture, such censorship exposes an underlying sense of political weakness and cultural embarrassment...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (3): 611–629.
Published: 01 August 2021
... into and surveillance of religious communities. At the same time, tensions between state initiatives and religious communities have come to the forefront of public attention. So far, scholarly attention has mostly focused on the repression of religious communities, especially Christians. The goal of this article...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 589–598.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of Western media to the efficient deployment of both information and communication technologies and Confucian collectivism, two components that seem contradictory yet not incompatible under the rubric of techno-Orientalism. Analyzing the intensification of surveillance and the rapid datafication of society...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (4): 663–667.
Published: 01 November 2023
... and Kazakh interlocutors, he also expertly sketches the history of the region, especially how the shock assault of 2017 was preceded by the buildup of an intrusive, high-tech surveillance machine. Like the camp system, this has demanded huge investments, and like many aspects of the overall campaign...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 385–406.
Published: 01 August 2023
... authorities in Hangzhou and Shenzhen with the support of private technology industry (BJNews Wevideo 2021 ). It is built on a data-driven surveillance system that the Chinese government has taken years to develop by outsourcing the labor to corporate actors, digital subcontractors, and civil servants (Beraja...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (1): 238–239.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Davies's chapter, “Surveilling Sexuality,” focuses on emerging forms of sexual surveillance. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault and Susie Scott, she identifies discourses of shame as one of the powerful regulating regimes that direct appropriate sexual behaviors in Indonesia. Perhaps not surprisingly...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (2): 479–481.
Published: 01 May 2019
... as a moral failure. Davies's chapter, “Surveilling Sexuality,” focuses on emerging forms of sexual surveillance. Drawing on the work of Michel Foucault and Susie Scott, she identifies discourses of shame as one of the powerful regulating regimes that direct appropriate sexual behaviors in Indonesia...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (2): 286–288.
Published: 01 May 2023
... allow the frequent replenishment of the ranks of “advocacy,” security, and popular resistance. For instance, Yogyakarta's surveillance practices and social networks (across all kinds of categorical or political lines) are enhanced by the small size of the city so that individuals might rightly assume...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (3): 824–826.
Published: 01 August 2020
...,” focuses on the multiple points of connection between ports and maritime pathways, including pan-Islamist networks and the surveillance apparatuses set up to keep track of them, the movement and surveillance of communists along maritime networks, and Dutch paranoia about Japanese “penetration” of the East...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 199–201.
Published: 01 February 2020
... of seventy-six POWs who opted for the “third choice” of settling in a “neutral country” (chapter 6); and her examination of American POWs who both recounted their experiences to the US Counter-Intelligence Corps (CIC) upon their release and were subjected to its surveillance long after the conclusion...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 766–768.
Published: 01 November 2022
...) the fundamental connection between media studies and the natural world. Furuhata's primary concern is to trace a transpacific genealogy of what she calls “climatic media,” a term that refers to everything from works of art to architecture, all the way to tear gas and closed-circuit surveillance systems. All...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2008) 67 (1): 321–323.
Published: 01 February 2008
...? There is a wonderful book somewhere here, hidden beneath digressions and misrepresented by importunate conclusions. In 1664 the Tokugawa shogunate directed the daimyo to enforce long-standing policies against Christian practice through “religious scrutiny” of the population. Surveillance generally took the form...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (4): 749–750.
Published: 01 November 2022
... frontiers of unfreedom in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Drawing on his fieldwork and a wide range of secondary sources, Byler links the Xinjiang crisis to developments reaching far beyond China: the rise of surveillance capitalism, extractive colonial and neocolonial regimes, transnational...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 883–885.
Published: 01 August 2010
... to the 1870s, including premodern regulation, patterns of global migration, the surveillance of Asian indenture, and the centralization of regulation. Part II provides analyses of how the “problem” of Asian migration in places as diverse as South Africa, Australia, the United States, and Canada produced Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2023) 82 (3): 427–431.
Published: 01 August 2023
... in which social experiments can be conducted at will (9). This prediction has become a reality today as invasive facial recognition technology and digital surveillance have succeeded in subjugating Xinjiang and are expanding to the rest of China. The following article, “Isn't It Time to Rethink China's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1968) 27 (2): 381–383.
Published: 01 February 1968
... and counseling started with China becoming an empire around 200 B. C. In various stages they were developed into a full bureaucratic organ by Sung times (around 1100 A. D The Ming system seems to show the censorial institutions in their full maturity. Both the surveillance and the remonstrance duties have been...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2022) 81 (2): 433–434.
Published: 01 May 2022
... Firpo's latest monograph provides a thoroughly researched account of the black-market sex industry in colonial Tonkin. As of 1921, the French government legalized and regulated prostitution to protect the empire's military troops from venereal diseases. As Firpo argues, the government's surveillance...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2019) 78 (4): 885–886.
Published: 01 November 2019
... international jihadi movement, at least until recently. More concerning, they argue, has been the Chinese government's response, which is generally characterized as draconian and punitive. Such responses include a hyper technical approach to Uyghur surveillance, incarceration, and reeducation. This includes...