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Framed by WarKorean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Susie Woo

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Korean women and children have become the forgotten population of a forgotten war. Framed by War traces how the Korean orphan, GI baby, adoptee, birth mother, prostitute, and bride—figures produced ... More

Defining Girlhood in IndiaA Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Defining Girlhood in India: A Transnational History of Sexual Maturity Laws

Ashwini Tambe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042720
eISBN:
9780252051586
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

At what age do girls gain the maturity to make sexual choices? This question provokes especially vexed debates in India, where early marriage is a widespread practice. India has served as a focal ... More

Beyond Imperial AestheticsTheories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Mayumo Inoue and Steve Choe (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Observing that the division between theory and empiricism remains inextricably linked to imperial modernity, manifest at the most basic level in the binary between "the West" and "Asia," the authors ... More

Building Ho's ArmyChinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More

Queer FaithReading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Queer Faith: Reading Promiscuity and Race in the Secular Love Tradition

Melissa E. Sanchez

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479871872
eISBN:
9781479834044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479871872.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

It is a common observation that dominant US secular culture retains the stamp of seventeenth-century Protestantism. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the veneration of monogamous coupledom, an ... More

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

S. Heijin Lee, Christina H. Moon, and Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479892150
eISBN:
9781479861736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia centralizes fashion and beauty in the shaping of Asian modernities and the formation of the so-called Asian Century. The authors assembled here train our eyes ... More

A Garland of BonesChild Runaways in India

A Garland of Bones: Child Runaways in India

Jonah Steinberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780300222807
eISBN:
9780300241112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300222807.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. The book situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger ... More

AlegalBiopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Alegal: Biopolitics and the Unintelligibility of Okinawan Life

Annmaria M. Shimabuku

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282661
eISBN:
9780823285938
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Alegal reveals modern Okinawa to be suspended in a perpetual state of exception: it is neither an official colony of Japan or the U.S., nor an equal part of the Japanese state. Today it is the site ... More

Civility and Its DevelopmentThe Experiences of China and Taiwan

Civility and Its Development: The Experiences of China and Taiwan

David C. Schak

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455973
eISBN:
9789888455492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

How does civility, defined as considerate treat of others, including strangers, and of the public space, develop in a society? This book aims to answer this question by comparing the processes and ... More

The Cosmopolitan DreamTransnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

The Cosmopolitan Dream: Transnational Chinese Masculinities in a Global Age

Derek Hird and Geng Song (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9789888455850
eISBN:
9789888455478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455850.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

What does it mean to be a mainland Chinese man in a transcultural world? What resources do mainland Chinese men utilise to perform a masculinity that is both Chinese and cosmopolitan? This volume ... More

Practicing CasteOn Touching and Not Touching

Practicing Caste: On Touching and Not Touching

Aniket Jaaware

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823282265
eISBN:
9780823286218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823282265.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book attempts a fundamental break from the tradition of caste studies, using a version of phenomenology, structuralism, and post-structuralism to give a radical description of touchability and ... More

Returns of WarSouth Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Long T. Bui

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory reassesses the legacy of the Vietnam War through the figure of South Vietnam. More specifically, it offers a reinterpretation of the ... More

Christian Women in Chinese SocietyThe Anglican Story

Christian Women in Chinese Society: The Anglican Story

Wai Ching Angela Wong and Patricia P. K. Chiu (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9789888455928
eISBN:
9789888455379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455928.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume expands on the long-standing debates about whether Christianity is a collaborator in, or a liberating force against the oppressive patriarchal culture for women in Asia through the ... More

Contesting the Myths of Samurai BaseballCultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Christopher T. Keaveney

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Japanese passion for the game of baseball stretches back over one hundred years, and has its origins in the Meiji period. Baseball has long been Japan’s national pastime, and the game constitutes ... More

Elusive BelongingMarriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Minjeong Kim

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the unprecedented number of foreign-born population, South Korea has tried to reinvent itself as a multicultural society, but the intense multiculturalism efforts have focused exclusively on ... More

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Crime and the Chinese Dream

Børge Bakken (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888208661
eISBN:
9789888455119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208661.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Crime and the Chinese Dream” is edited by Børge Bakken. Although official propaganda emphasizes the Chinese Dream as the dream of all Chinese - a strong China with a prosperous population - but the ... More

Becoming Refugee AmericanThe Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Becoming Refugee American: The Politics of Rescue in Little Saigon

Phuong Tran Nguyen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041358
eISBN:
9780252099953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041358.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This pioneering social history of Little Saigon examines the institutionalization and preservation of a Southern California ethnic enclave and its people through the politics of rescue. It argues ... More

Vamping the StageFemale Voices of Asian Modernities

Vamping the Stage: Female Voices of Asian Modernities

Andrew N. Weintraub and Barb Barendreght (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824869861
eISBN:
9780824875695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869861.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Vamping the Stage is the first book-length historical and comparative examination of women, modernity, and popular music in Asia. This book documents the many ways that women performers have ... More

ChinoAnti-Chinese Racism in Mexico, 1880-1940

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

Jason Oliver Chang

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040863
eISBN:
9780252099359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040863.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book tells the history of anti-Chinese politics in Mexican culture. It reveals the hidden influence that anti-Chinese racism, or antichinismo, has had on the formation of the revolutionary ... More

TeikaThe Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet

Teika: The Life and Works of a Medieval Japanese Poet

Paul S. Atkins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824858506
eISBN:
9780824873677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824858506.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The medieval Japanese courtier, poet, compiler, copyist, critic, and diarist Fujiwara no Teika (1162–1241) is one of the most influential writers in the history of Japanese literature. Descended from ... More

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