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Female Autonomy and Cultural Imperative: Two Hearts Beating Together

Sawitri Saharso

in Citizenship in Diverse Societies

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780198297703
eISBN:
9780191602948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829770X.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the light of a suicide case of a Hindustani woman in the Netherlands in 1988, this chapter enquires whether it is possible to find a concept of autonomy for Asian women that is both worthy of the ... More


East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Beng Huat Chua and Koichi Iwabuchi (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In this book, an international group of contributors provide a multi-layered analysis of the emerging East Asian media culture, using the Korean TV drama as its analytic vehicle. This collection of ... More


Renting East Asian Popular Culture for Local Television:: Regional Networks of Cultural Production

Tania Lim

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter demonstrates how media producers in East Asia mutually appropriate celebrities, icons, contents and program formats of East Asian pop culture for their own productions in their bid to ... More


Transpacific Articulations: Student Migration and the Remaking of Asian America

Chih-Ming Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836429
eISBN:
9780824871055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836429.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

In 1854 Yung Wing, who graduated with a bachelor's degree from Yale University, returned to a poverty-stricken China, where domestic revolt and foreign invasion were shaking the Chinese empire. ... More


East Asian TV Dramas:: Identifications, Sentiments and Effects

Chua Beng Huat and Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

It is the arrival of the Japanese and Korean TV dramas that provides the material basis for a discursive conceptualization of an “East Asian pop culture” sphere with an integrated cultural economy. ... More


When the Korean Wave Meets Resident Koreans in Japan:: Intersections of the Transnational, the Postcolonial and the Multicultural

Koichi Iwabuchi

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the complexity of the impact of the Korean Wave in Japanese society and addresses the possibility of transnational dialogues through popular cultural connections. It first ... More


Structure, Audience and Soft Power in East Asian Pop Culture

Beng Huat Chua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888139033
eISBN:
9789882209121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139033.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The emergence of East Asian Pop Culture as an integrated regional media cultural economy is a result of the penetration of Japanese and Korean pop cultures into the historically well established ... More


Introduction

Crystal S. Anderson

in Beyond The Chinese Connection: Contemporary Afro-Asian Cultural Production

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037559
eISBN:
9781621039327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037559.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, namely to interrogate cross-cultural dynamics in two major ways. First, it examines Bruce Lee’s emergence as a cross-cultural hero and global ... More


Issues of Sexual Identity in an Ethnic Minority: The Case of Chinese American Lesbians, Gay Men, and Bisexual People

Connie S. Chan

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The chapter demonstrates the formation of sexual identity in the context of a bicultural background particularly in Chinese American culture. The Western model of sexual identity developed into a ... More


To Celebrate Positive Psychology and Extend Its Horizons

Gordon Bermant, Charu Talwar, and Paul Rozin

in Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195373585
eISBN:
9780199893263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373585.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter makes three basic points. First, it presents three interrelated goals for wholesome living, based largely on South and East Asian religions and cultures, which stand in some contrast to ... More


Introduction: Unsettling Hermeneutics and Global Nonalignments

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book focuses on how contemporary Asian American cultural productions are used to reassess the Cold War. It initially cites Chang-rae Lee’s novel Native Speaker, particularly its reinterpretation ... More


Thinking and Feeling with Her: Representation and Affect in Jhumpa Lahiri’s

Tamara Bhalla

in Reading Together, Reading Apart: Identity, Belonging, and South Asian American Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040481
eISBN:
9780252098925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040481.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter focuses on how discourses of authenticity in transnational South Asian literary culture produce ambivalence about belonging by exploring how these discourses function specifically in the ... More


Korean Masculinities and Transcultural Consumption

Sun Jung

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028672
eISBN:
9789882207127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028672.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

South Korean masculinities have enjoyed dramatic influence in pan-Asian popular culture, which travels freely due to its non-nationalistic appeal. This book investigates transcultural consumption of ... More


Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema

Jinhee Choi and Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099722
eISBN:
9789882207028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099722.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book compares production and consumption of Asian horror cinemas in different national contexts and their multidirectional dialogues with Hollywood and neighboring Asian cultures. Chapters ... More


Dialecticism and Mental Health: Toward a Yin-Yang Vision of Well-Being

Y. Joel Wong and Tao Liu

in The Psychological and Cultural Foundations of East Asian Cognition: Contradiction, Change, and Holism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199348541
eISBN:
9780190695705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199348541.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Dialecticism, a cultural worldview commonly found in East Asian cultures, embraces the Taoist notion of yin (negative and passive) and yang (positive and active), which represents opposing elements ... More


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

Rachel C. Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479817719
eISBN:
9781479813742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817719.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book addresses this central question: if race has been settled as a legal or social construction and not as biological fact, why do Asian American artists, authors, and performers continue to ... More


Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Jodi Kim

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines Asian American cultural production and its challenge to the dominant understanding of American imperialism, Cold War dynamics, and race and gender formation. The book demonstrates ... More


Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More


Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Wm. Theodore de Bary (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an essential, all-access guide to the core texts of East Asian civilization and culture. Chapters address frequently read, foundational texts in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and ... More


A Southeast Asian Heritage: Background and Context

William Chapman

in A Heritage of Ruins: The Ancient Sites of Southeast Asia and Their Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836313
eISBN:
9780824871246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836313.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the “Southeast Asian Heritage” as a cultural construct came to be, by detailing the varied histories of the region; its environment, architecture, and cultural development; ... More


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