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Multiple Meanings of Development

Hannah C. M. Bulloch

in In Pursuit of Progress: Narratives of Development on a Philippine Island

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858865
eISBN:
9780824873646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858865.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a genealogy of the idea of development in Western thought and reviews related “post-development” arguments which critique the ways in which discourses of development construct ... More


<i>Yantra</i> and <i>Cakra</i> in Tantric Meditation

Madhu Khanna

in Asian Traditions of Meditation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824855680
eISBN:
9780824873028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855680.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In Hindu Tantric meditation, yantras are visual meditative tools composed of concentric linear shapes centered on the Bindu, a dimensionless point. This essay discusses the Śrīyantra, the symbol of ... More


The Changsŭng Defanged: The Curious Recent History of a Korean Cultural Symbol

Laurel Kendall

in Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833930
eISBN:
9780824870416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833930.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Roughly carved out of tree trunks or hewn of stone, the changsŭng (devil posts) with bulging eyes and fanged grins once guarded the entrances to Korean villages from malevolent forces. This chapter ... More


The “Kimchi Wars” in Globalizing East Asia: Consuming Class, Gender, Health, and National Identity

Kyung-Koo Han

in Consuming Korean Tradition in Early and Late Modernity: Commodification, Tourism, and Performance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833930
eISBN:
9780824870416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833930.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on kimchi consumption in modern South Korea, suggesting that a deep sense of national anxiety about globalization undergirds kimchi's prominence as a national symbol in a country ... More


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