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Changing Scholarly Representations of the Tongan Honorific Lexicon

Susan U. Philips

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Language ideology about Tongan lexical honorifics, or lea faka 'eiki, “chiefly language”, has changed over the past 200 years. The number of levels of honorification described, and some of the ... More


Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes ... More


Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

David Ambaras

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

A study of the political, social, and cultural history of juvenile delinquency in modern Japan, this book treats the policing of urban youth as a crucial site for the development of new state ... More


Melancholic Citizenship: The Living Dead and Fae Myenne Ng’s Bone

Juliana Chang

in Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674435
eISBN:
9781452947020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674435.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the novel Bone, penned by Chinese-American author Fae Myenne Ng. It reviews the text through the concept of melancholia, which has become paradigmatic in postcolonial and ... More


Perverse Citizenship: The Death Drive and Suki Kim’s The Interpreter

Juliana Chang

in Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674435
eISBN:
9781452947020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674435.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter concentrates on an antidomestic narrative: Suki Kim’s The Interpreter. It poses questions regarding Suzy’s (the protagonist) antidomesticity, in which she actively demolishes domestic ... More


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