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The Resource Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Richard Maidment and Colin Mackerras

Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Richard Maidment and Colin Mackerras

Label
Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific
Title
Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific
Statement of responsibility
edited by Richard Maidment and Colin Mackerras
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DCC
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS12
LC item number
.C87 1998
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Maidment, R. A.
  • Mackerras, Colin
Series statement
Pacific Studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asia
  • Pacific Area
  • Asia
  • Pacific Area
  • Asia
  • Pacific Area
Label
Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Richard Maidment and Colin Mackerras
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • p. 1
  • Chapter 1.
  • Diversity and convergence in Asia-Pacific society and culture/
  • Colin Mackerras
  • Richard Maidment
  • David Schak
  • 1.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.2.
  • Asian way.
  • p. 1
  • 1.3.
  • Diversity in societies and cultures.
  • p. 5
  • 1.4.
  • Convergent forces in the Pacific.
  • p. 8
  • 1.5.
  • Conclusion: tradition and modernization.
  • p. 11
  • Chapter 2.
  • old and the new/
  • J. Kathirithamby-Wells
  • p. 15
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction: Asia-Pacific integration.
  • p. 15
  • 2.2.
  • pre-modern era c. 1500-1800.
  • p. 16
  • 2.3.
  • colonial era, c. 1800-1945.
  • p. 19
  • 2.4.
  • new era, 1946-.
  • p. 28
  • 2.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 36
  • Chapter 3.
  • Population/
  • Terence T. Hull
  • p. 39
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 39
  • 3.2.
  • Peopling East Asia and the Pacific Rim, 5000 BC to AD 2000.
  • p. 44
  • 3.3.
  • Expansions, conquests and empires.
  • p. 46
  • 3.4.
  • Demographic revolutions.
  • p. 49
  • 3.5.
  • Demographic tensions.
  • p. 53
  • 3.6.
  • struggle for decent demographic futures.
  • p. 58
  • 3.7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 63
  • Chapter 4.
  • Migration and the diaspora communities/
  • Lucie Cheng
  • Marian Katz
  • p. 65
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 65
  • 4.2.
  • Migration and the nation-state.
  • p. 67
  • 4.3.
  • Diverse experiences or diverse narratives?.
  • p. 69
  • 4.4.
  • Types of diasporas.
  • p. 72
  • 4.5.
  • Migration patterns, types of diasporas and diasporic identities.
  • p. 74
  • 4.6.
  • Changing configurations.
  • p. 77
  • 4.7.
  • Emerging diasporas: a transnational professional/service class?.
  • p. 84
  • 4.8.
  • Summary and conclusion.
  • p. 86
  • Chapter 5.
  • Race, ethnicity and language/
  • Anthony van Fossen
  • p. 89
  • 5.1.
  • Six degrees of separation.
  • p. 89
  • 5.2.
  • Principal ethnic groups.
  • p. 90
  • 5.3.
  • case studies.
  • p. 92
  • 5.4.
  • Summary.
  • p. 111
  • Chapter 6.
  • Religion/
  • Julia Day Howell
  • p. 115
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 115
  • 6.2.
  • Which religions?.
  • p. 116
  • 6.3.
  • Religions: coming or going in modern East Asia?.
  • p. 121
  • 6.4.
  • Emergent patterns in East Asian religion and spirituality.
  • p. 131
  • 6.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 138
  • Chapter 7.
  • Education/
  • John Hawkins
  • p. 141
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 141
  • 7.2.
  • Motivation and values in East Asian education.
  • p. 146
  • 7.3.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 158
  • Chapter 8.
  • Women's movements in the Asia-Pacific/
  • Chilla Bulbeck
  • p. 163
  • 8.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 163
  • 8.2.
  • Comparing the status of women.
  • p. 164
  • 8.3.
  • Women's movement activism.
  • p. 171
  • 8.4.
  • international traffic in women.
  • p. 179
  • 8.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 181
  • Chapter 9.
  • Pacific images/
  • Stephanie Taylor
  • p. 185
  • 9.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 185
  • 9.2.
  • nature of images.
  • p. 186
  • 9.3.
  • relevance of images to the study of the Asia-Pacific.
  • p. 187
  • 9.4.
  • image of emptiness.
  • p. 188
  • 9.5.
  • primitive islands of love and happiness.
  • p. 194
  • 9.6.
  • Changing images of place.
  • p. 198
  • 9.7.
  • power of images to construct relationships.
  • p. 201
  • 9.8.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 205
  • Chapter 10.
  • Asia-Pacific cinemas/
  • Mary Farquhar
  • Linda Erlich
  • p. 207
  • 10.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 207
  • 10.2.
  • significance of film.
  • p. 207
  • 10.3.
  • National cinemas in three locations: Hollywood, Japan and China.
  • p. 209
  • 10.4.
  • Backgrounds.
  • p. 209
  • 10.5.
  • Narrative.
  • p. 215
  • 10.6.
  • Aesthetics.
  • p. 220
  • 10.7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 226
  • Chapter 11.
  • culture of politics/
  • Stephanie Lawson
  • p. 231
  • 11.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 231
  • 11.2.
  • idea of culture.
  • p. 234
  • 11.3.
  • Culture and the state.
  • p. 237
  • 11.4.
  • Asian values debate.
  • p. 245
  • 11.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 249
  • Acknowledgements.
  • p. 253
  • List of contributors.
  • p. 255
  • Index.
  • p. 259
Control code
980098196110
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 p.
Isbn
9780415172783
Lccn
lc98196110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Culture and society in the Asia-Pacific, edited by Richard Maidment and Colin Mackerras
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • p. 1
  • Chapter 1.
  • Diversity and convergence in Asia-Pacific society and culture/
  • Colin Mackerras
  • Richard Maidment
  • David Schak
  • 1.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.2.
  • Asian way.
  • p. 1
  • 1.3.
  • Diversity in societies and cultures.
  • p. 5
  • 1.4.
  • Convergent forces in the Pacific.
  • p. 8
  • 1.5.
  • Conclusion: tradition and modernization.
  • p. 11
  • Chapter 2.
  • old and the new/
  • J. Kathirithamby-Wells
  • p. 15
  • 2.1.
  • Introduction: Asia-Pacific integration.
  • p. 15
  • 2.2.
  • pre-modern era c. 1500-1800.
  • p. 16
  • 2.3.
  • colonial era, c. 1800-1945.
  • p. 19
  • 2.4.
  • new era, 1946-.
  • p. 28
  • 2.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 36
  • Chapter 3.
  • Population/
  • Terence T. Hull
  • p. 39
  • 3.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 39
  • 3.2.
  • Peopling East Asia and the Pacific Rim, 5000 BC to AD 2000.
  • p. 44
  • 3.3.
  • Expansions, conquests and empires.
  • p. 46
  • 3.4.
  • Demographic revolutions.
  • p. 49
  • 3.5.
  • Demographic tensions.
  • p. 53
  • 3.6.
  • struggle for decent demographic futures.
  • p. 58
  • 3.7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 63
  • Chapter 4.
  • Migration and the diaspora communities/
  • Lucie Cheng
  • Marian Katz
  • p. 65
  • 4.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 65
  • 4.2.
  • Migration and the nation-state.
  • p. 67
  • 4.3.
  • Diverse experiences or diverse narratives?.
  • p. 69
  • 4.4.
  • Types of diasporas.
  • p. 72
  • 4.5.
  • Migration patterns, types of diasporas and diasporic identities.
  • p. 74
  • 4.6.
  • Changing configurations.
  • p. 77
  • 4.7.
  • Emerging diasporas: a transnational professional/service class?.
  • p. 84
  • 4.8.
  • Summary and conclusion.
  • p. 86
  • Chapter 5.
  • Race, ethnicity and language/
  • Anthony van Fossen
  • p. 89
  • 5.1.
  • Six degrees of separation.
  • p. 89
  • 5.2.
  • Principal ethnic groups.
  • p. 90
  • 5.3.
  • case studies.
  • p. 92
  • 5.4.
  • Summary.
  • p. 111
  • Chapter 6.
  • Religion/
  • Julia Day Howell
  • p. 115
  • 6.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 115
  • 6.2.
  • Which religions?.
  • p. 116
  • 6.3.
  • Religions: coming or going in modern East Asia?.
  • p. 121
  • 6.4.
  • Emergent patterns in East Asian religion and spirituality.
  • p. 131
  • 6.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 138
  • Chapter 7.
  • Education/
  • John Hawkins
  • p. 141
  • 7.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 141
  • 7.2.
  • Motivation and values in East Asian education.
  • p. 146
  • 7.3.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 158
  • Chapter 8.
  • Women's movements in the Asia-Pacific/
  • Chilla Bulbeck
  • p. 163
  • 8.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 163
  • 8.2.
  • Comparing the status of women.
  • p. 164
  • 8.3.
  • Women's movement activism.
  • p. 171
  • 8.4.
  • international traffic in women.
  • p. 179
  • 8.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 181
  • Chapter 9.
  • Pacific images/
  • Stephanie Taylor
  • p. 185
  • 9.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 185
  • 9.2.
  • nature of images.
  • p. 186
  • 9.3.
  • relevance of images to the study of the Asia-Pacific.
  • p. 187
  • 9.4.
  • image of emptiness.
  • p. 188
  • 9.5.
  • primitive islands of love and happiness.
  • p. 194
  • 9.6.
  • Changing images of place.
  • p. 198
  • 9.7.
  • power of images to construct relationships.
  • p. 201
  • 9.8.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 205
  • Chapter 10.
  • Asia-Pacific cinemas/
  • Mary Farquhar
  • Linda Erlich
  • p. 207
  • 10.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 207
  • 10.2.
  • significance of film.
  • p. 207
  • 10.3.
  • National cinemas in three locations: Hollywood, Japan and China.
  • p. 209
  • 10.4.
  • Backgrounds.
  • p. 209
  • 10.5.
  • Narrative.
  • p. 215
  • 10.6.
  • Aesthetics.
  • p. 220
  • 10.7.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 226
  • Chapter 11.
  • culture of politics/
  • Stephanie Lawson
  • p. 231
  • 11.1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 231
  • 11.2.
  • idea of culture.
  • p. 234
  • 11.3.
  • Culture and the state.
  • p. 237
  • 11.4.
  • Asian values debate.
  • p. 245
  • 11.5.
  • Conclusion.
  • p. 249
  • Acknowledgements.
  • p. 253
  • List of contributors.
  • p. 255
  • Index.
  • p. 259
Control code
980098196110
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xi, 267 p.
Isbn
9780415172783
Lccn
lc98196110
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill., map

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