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The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More


Lessons from Hawaii’s Experience

James Mak

in Developing a Dream Destination: Tourism and Tourism Policy Planning in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832438
eISBN:
9780824871802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832438.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights eight main lessons that can be learned from Hawaii’s experience in developing a premier destination since statehood. First, it argues that tight and pervasive government ... More


Local Haole?: Whites, Racial and Imperial Loyalties, and Membership in Hawai‘i

Paul Spickard

in Beyond Ethnicity: New Politics of Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869885
eISBN:
9780824877859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869885.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Spickard expresses hesitation to speak definitively about Haoles (Whites) in Hawai‘i, but offers these thoughts. Every action by a Haole in Hawai‘i is framed by the history of colonialism, ... More


Tourist Photography: Prefiguring and Postfiguring the Touristic Experience

Michelle MacCarthy

in Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the significance of photography is examined, both from the perspectives of tourists and of Trobrianders. I argue that photography is fundamental to the tourism narratives, as an act ... More


Borderland Formations

Johan A. Lindquist

in The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes the historical trajectory through which Batam has been transformed from an obscure island located “between” different centers of commerce and power into a major development ... More


Fantasy Island

Johan A. Lindquist

in The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the ethnically Malay working-class men who travel to Batam in order to escape, at least temporarily, what they perceive as Singapore's overly regulated and expensive society. ... More


Guests of Lineage Houses: Tourist Commoditization of Confucian Cultural Heritage in Korea

Okpyo Moon

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/9780824833930.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Old lineage houses are material embodiments of yangban cultural heritage of the Chosŏn period and of the Confucian tradition that yangban culture is believed to have enacted. It is perhaps because so ... More


“They Came for Nature”: A Political Ecology of Volunteer Tourism Development in Northern Thailand

Mary Mostafanezhad

in At Home and in the Field: Ethnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847593
eISBN:
9780824868215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0035
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the sometimes contradictory perspectives of Thai host-community members, nongovernmental organization (NGO) practitioners, and volunteer tourists, using a political ecology ... More


Wuxi Elites and Infrastructure: Urbanization of the Countryside

Toby Lincoln

in Urbanizing China in War and Peace: The Case of Wuxi County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841003
eISBN:
9780824868017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841003.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter describes how those same industrial families who were responsible for the urbanization of Wuxi City invested in industry and infrastructure in the countryside. It takes the example of ... More


Tourists, Anthropologists, and Visions of Indigenous Society in Japan

Tessa Morris-Suzuki

in Beyond Ainu Studies: Changing Academic and Public Perspectives

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836979
eISBN:
9780824870973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836979.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter addresses how the seemingly disparate practices of tourism, anthropological research on Ainu bodies, and control over cultural representations were united through the telescoping effects ... More


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