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The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

C. J. W.-L. Wee

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is an account of how the modernization processes for postcolonial societies in Asia such as India, Malaysia, and Singapore are fraught with collaborations and conflicts between different ... More


Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Luis Moreno-Caballud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book studies the emergence of collaborative and non-hierarchical cultures in the context of the Spanish economic crisis of 2008. It explains how peer-to-peer social networks that have arisen ... More


Cultural Aspects of the Neoliberal Crisis: Genealogies of a Fractured Legitimacy

Luis Moreno-Caballud

in Cultures of Anyone: Studies on Cultural Democratization in the Spanish Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381939
eISBN:
9781781382295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381939.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines some distinctive characteristics of the forms of cultural authority prevailing in Spain during a period of neoliberal crisis. It first traces the genealogy of these forms of ... More


Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Anthony P. Maingot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Race, Ideology and the Decline of Caribbeanx Marxism approaches the Caribbean from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. Its primary focus throughout is on the complex counterpoint between ... More


Large Dams, Technopolitics, and Development

Christopher Sneddon

in Concrete Revolution: Large Dams, Cold War Geopolitics, and the US Bureau of Reclamation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226284316
eISBN:
9780226284453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226284453.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Large dams, brought into being through a combination of technological prowess, engineering expertise and political-economic calculation, have radically altered humanity’s relationship with planetary ... More


Exhibiting the Past: Historical Memory and the Politics of Museums in Postsocialist China

Kirk A. Denton

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836870
eISBN:
9780824869748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836870.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

During the Mao era, China's museums served an explicit and uniform propaganda function, underlining official Party history, eulogizing revolutionary heroes, and contributing to nation building and ... More


Introduction

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book focuses on the modernization processes for the postcolonial societies in Asia. Its focus is directed mainly toward Singapore, a developed city that has contributed to the now-established ... More


The ‘Modern’ Construction of Postcolonial Singapore

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on the discourses of Lee Kuan Yew and two of his cabinet members, Dr. Goh Keng Swee who worked alternatively as finance, national development, and defence minister; and S. ... More


Disciplinary Modernisation, the Asian Economic Crisis and Re-Invention

C. J. W.-L. Wee

in The Asian Modern: Culture, Capitalist Development, Singapore

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098596
eISBN:
9789882207509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098596.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This conclusion retraces how the aftermath of the Cold War and the 1997 economic crisis has posed problems for the existing disciplinary modernization that had delivered economic success in ... More


Children's Television Programs in China: A Discourse of Success and Modernity

Kara Chan and Fanny Chan

in Discourses of Cultural China in the Globalizing Age

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099128
eISBN:
9789882206847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099128.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter shows that while the children's television programs broadcast on CCTV, the national television network of China, are predominantly produced locally, they emphasize intellectual ... More


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