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Policing Pleasure: Sex Work, Policy, and the State in Global Perspective

Susan Dewey and Patty Kelly (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785089
eISBN:
9780814785102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Mónica waits in the Anti-Venereal Medical Service of the Zona Galactica, the legal, state-run brothel where she works in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Mexico. Surrounded by other sex workers, she clutches the ... More


China, The United States, and the Future of Central Asia: U.S.-China Relations, Volume I

David B.H. Denoon (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479844333
eISBN:
9781479809448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844333.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The first of a three-volume series on the interaction of the United States and China in different regions of the world, this book explores the delicate balance of competing foreign interests in this ... More


Introduction: Japan’s Possible Futures

Frank Baldwin and Anne Allison

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The earthquake, tidal wave, and nuclear meltdown in 2011 brought enormous loss of life and destruction to a Japan already grappling with recession, demographic dilemmas, and challenges from China. ... More


Military Cooperation and Territorial Disputes: The Changing Face of Japan’s Security Policy

Hiroshi Nakanishi

in Japan: The Precarious Future

Published in print:
1953
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479889389
eISBN:
9781479830893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889389.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter argues that the 2009-2011 period, under the leadership of the Democratic Party of Japan, was a watershed for postwar Japanese security policy. The economic depression after the Lehmann ... More


Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Cara Wallis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As unprecedented waves of young, rural women journey to cities in China, not only to work, but also to “see the world” and gain some autonomy, they regularly face significant institutional obstacles ... More


Making Women's Histories: Beyond National Perspectives

Pamela S. Nadell and Kate Haulman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758908
eISBN:
9780814759226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758908.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book showcases the transformations that the intellectual and political production of women's history has engendered across time and space. It considers the difference women's and gender history ... More


Sitting in Darkness: Mark Twain's Asia and Comparative Racialization

Hsuan L. Hsu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479880416
eISBN:
9781479843404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880416.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Perhaps the most popular of all canonical American authors, Mark Twain is famous for creating works that satirize American formations of race and empire. While many scholars have explored Twain's ... More


Asian American Adoptive Parents: Freedom and Flexibility

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the complexities of Asian American identity production in the context of adoption by focusing on the experiences of Chinese American adoptive parents. Drawing on Asian American ... More


Beginnings: The Adoption Trip

Andrea Louie

in How Chinese Are You?: Adopted Chinese Youth and their Families Negotiate Identity and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479890521
eISBN:
9781479859887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479890521.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the author reflects on her May 2002 trip to China with a group of adoptive parents as they received their adopted children and processed the adoption paperwork. She describes the ... More


Seeking Sisters: Twinship and Kinship in an Age of Internet Miracles and DNA Technologies

Toby Alice Volkman

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0017
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the recent preoccupation among the U.S. American families of girls adopted from China with “seeking sisters,” biological siblings from whom they were separated by placement in ... More


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