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Journal of Asian Studies (1983) 43 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Marc Blecher Local Politics in a Rural Chinese Cultural Setting: A Field Study of Mazu Township, Taiwan . By J. Bruce Jacobs . Canberra : Australian National University , Contemporary China Centre, 1980 . iii, 247 pp. Maps, Tables, Glossary, References, Index. A$5.95 Copyright ©...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1976) 36 (1): 79–97.
Published: 01 November 1976
... factions. These ethnolinguistic and native-place lines of factional alignment and division offer no surprises. On what bases, however, do political factions align and divide in relatively homogeneous districts? This article, the result of eighteen months' field research in one such rural Taiwanese township...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (3): 687–690.
Published: 01 August 2010
..., as cricket and rugby do. The game is played and loved in the black townships, the fortunes of African football-playing nations are followed devotedly, and players such as Didier Drogba have a larger-than-life standing in the country. But football has not become a metaphor for the nation, as rugby and cricket...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1992) 51 (4): 770–796.
Published: 01 November 1992
...] . Hangzhou daxue xuebao [Journal of Hangzhou University] 15 . 3 : 116 –23. JW. Juewu [Awakening] . 1919 –25. Shanghai. Xuexiong. Kong 1934 . “Dongxiang zizhi shimo” [An account of the East Township self-government movement]. In Zhongguo jinri nongcun yundong [The rural movements in China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 216–218.
Published: 01 February 2010
... a township in Ninglang County and known mostly as home to the Mosuo people and their system of social relations without the bonds of marriage, and Jinguan, in Yongsheng County, separated from Yongning by a couple of minor mountain ranges and populated mainly by farmers of the Han majority. The idea...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (2): 377–378.
Published: 01 May 1991
..., the World Bank-CASS research team conducted surveys and extensive interviews on China's township, village, and private enterprise (TVP) sector, mostly in four Chinese counties: Wuxi, Nanhai, Jieshou, and Shangrao, involving 1,174 workers, over 100 enterprises and their directors, and sixtyseven township...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (3): 363–399.
Published: 01 May 1965
... of the Chinese Communist Party on the Establishment of People's Communes in the Rural Area,” 29 Aug. 1958. Official translation in PCC , p. 3. The passage went on to note that more than one commune might be established in a township which “embraces a vast area and is sparsely populated” and that several...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1975) 34 (2): 391–416.
Published: 01 February 1975
... Rule in Formosa ( London , 1907 ), p. 151. 73 Urban township posts were held by promincnt Taiwanese, who were considered to be dependable by the colonial authorities, and by Japanese, while rural township posts were largely occupied by Taiwanese due to the fact that the Japanese in Taiwan...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (4): 1212–1213.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the country. Many times, this means businessmen losing lifelong savings, workers becoming jobless, farmers being removed from the land and becoming infuriated, and township officials risking their future on the bureaucratic ladder. With nuanced accounts and micro-level analysis of the political economy...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 960–962.
Published: 01 November 2013
... his alliance with the Chinese community under the label of “Asians” awaits full exploration). The memoir ends as Ho's father is hijacked and killed in the township on the eve of the first democratic election in 1994. Ruled by bureaucratic pieces of paper all his life, and working with fahfee...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2014) 73 (4): 1081–1084.
Published: 01 November 2014
... the trail of crumbs Tenzin Jinba has left us to really discover the multi-scalar implications of such important cultural politics. Finally, Tenzin Jinba's artful self-censorship here is also manifest in his strategic “upscaling” practices (avoiding analysis of processes below the township scale so...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2002) 61 (4): 1259–1285.
Published: 01 November 2002
... . 1996 . “Chuantong de yanxu yu gaibian: Chaozhou Chenghai xian Longdu Qianmei xiang de youshen” (Continuity and change of tradition: Deity processions in Qianmei village, Longdu township, Chenghai county, Chaozhou). Proceedings of the Conference on Temples and Popular Cultures . Taipei : Institute...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1965) 24 (2): 195–228.
Published: 01 February 1965
.... Marketing structures in the former approximate Model A almost exclusively, whereas those in the latter approximate Model B in considerable number. Accordingly, standard marketing systems (in their manifestation as townships see below) are in Nanch'uan larger in average area (76 sq. km. vs. 41) but smaller...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2021) 80 (2): 450–452.
Published: 01 May 2021
... residents to invest in small-scale business and properties in the nearby township or peripheries of Chongqing, or to become early labor brokers. This urbanization served to fray kinship ties. Landing's location also made it an attractive site for tourism-oriented real estate development; while Chuang...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (4): 1126–1127.
Published: 01 November 1998
... includes small scale courtyard sidelines and contracted piece work that can be done outside of the factory or workshop. Men are favored for "outside" work meaning employment in such township enterprises as exist, and contract work in nearby towns and cities. Some will also become involved in courtyard...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1990) 49 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 February 1990
... about a reduction in the power of village-level cadres (Nee 1989b; White 1987; Latham 1985). However, the attempt to reduce bureaucratic microintervention in economic activity does not appear to have been effective at the township and county levels (Wong 1986). In the institutionalist perspective...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2020) 79 (1): 173–176.
Published: 01 February 2020
... information not found in contemporary accounts. Nor are missionaries trained ethnographers. Through analyses of this rich set of data, by age group and generation, correlation with marriage patterns as well as the proximity of Fujianese families to Hakka settlers in the same or adjacent township...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1979) 38 (3): 627–629.
Published: 01 May 1979
... Islamic Party in Kelantan from 1959 to 1969 by examining the "material" and "ideal" facets of social reality, both historical and contemporary, in the township ofJelawat, district of Bachok. The book is based on fieldwork conducted in Kelantan from August 1967 to October 1968, and from January to July...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2004) 63 (3): 719–755.
Published: 01 August 2004
... be totally quieted. Though defeated they live on, and from time to time they begin ghting ferociously to reassert themselves and transform themselves through struggle. (Lefebvre 1991, 23) Introduction In 1998 a township government in rural Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, on the coast of southeastern China...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 May 2000
... to collective-owned township and village enterprises. Private funds were scarce, skills after three decades of Maoism lacking, and individual risk aversion high. The need for new forms of production arrangements only arose once collective-owned enterprises had exhausted the product niches left by the state...