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Intertwined Violence: Implications of State Responses to Domestic Violence in South Asian Immigrant Communities

Soniya Munshi

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how South Asian immigrants were affected by the 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act (IIRIRA), which significantly increased the number of deportable ... More


Laughing at the Enemy

Dia Da Costa

in Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Janam’s plays on religious violence to ask how Jana Natya Manch responds to the Hindu Right’s powerful constructions of religiosity as a site of genocidal violence in Delhi and ... More


Violent Imaginaries and the Beginnings of a New State

Jason Oliver Chang

in Chino: Anti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

U.S. consular reports on Mexican anti-Chinese activities document the uncoordinated, synchronous anti-Chinese activities that took place as a part of the revolutionary battlefield. This chapter ... More


“Intimate Frontiers”: Disciplining Ethnicity and Ainu Women’s Sexual Subjectivity in Early Colonial Hokkaido

Ann-Elise Lewallen

in The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852801
eISBN:
9780824868666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852801.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Modernist historiography has long bracketed Ezo (present-day Hokkaido) and Okinawa as internal colonies, conventionally dismissing them from discussions of Japan’s imperial project. This historical ... More


From Peasants to Revolutionaries

Khatharya Um

in From the Land of Shadows: "War, Revolution, and the Making of the Cambodian Diaspora"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479804733
eISBN:
9781479801978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804733.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Rather than looking at Khmer Rouge violence as an eruption of the irrational, this chapter analyzes the purposive nature of revolutionary violence, providing both structural and ideological ... More


Ordinary Violence and Creative Economy

Dia Da Costa

in Politicizing Creative Economy: Activism and a Hunger Called Theater

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040603
eISBN:
9780252099045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040603.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, the global creative economy discursive regime is shown to be a spatially-differentiated and power-laden practice. Analyzing the ways in which heritage, creative economy and urban ... More


Tail Piece

Rachel C. Lee

in The Exquisite Corpse of Asian America: Biopolitics, Biosociality, and Posthuman Ecologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter seeks to identify what it means to be “totally naked” at the turn of the twenty-first century, an era in which synthetic body parts (cultured tissues) grow in glass “cages,” ... More


Wendy Law-Yone: Burmese Displacement and Co-occupancy in the United States

Tamara C. Ho

in Romancing Human Rights: Gender, Intimacy, and Power between Burma and the West

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839253
eISBN:
9780824871659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839253.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the work of diasporic author Wendy Law-Yone to show how she takes up Burmese women's literary exploration of displacement, intimate labor, sex, and contact zones. Law-Yone is ... More


Marking the Body: The Axiographics of the Visible Hidden Camera

Abé Mark Nornes

in DV-Made China: Digital Subjects and Social Transformations after Independent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846817
eISBN:
9780824868116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846817.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter contemplates the ethical dimensions of the specific brand of observational cinema found in China. Because there is no popular understanding of independent documentary—and also because ... More


History of Conspiracy

Samson Lim

in Siam's New Detectives: Visualizing Crime and Conspiracy in Modern Thailand

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824855253
eISBN:
9780824869106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855253.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

By continuing to trace the interaction of the police and the press during the Cold War, this chapter illustrates how beginning in the late 1950s, a number of new actors including ‘dark hands,’ ‘third ... More


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