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Pchum Ben: Caring for the Dead Ritually in Cambodia

John Clifford Holt

in Theravada Traditions: Buddhist Ritual Cultures in Contemporary Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780824867805
eISBN:
9780824873691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867805.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This is a study about how the killing of almost two million people by the Khmer Rouge brought about the great importance now attached to an annual ritual that emphasizes assisting the dead in their ... More


Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Annuska Derks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book offers a fascinating ethnography of young Cambodian women who move from the countryside to work in Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh. Female migration and urban employment are rising, ... More


China’s Development of Democratic Kampuchean Trade

Andrew Mertha

in Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452659
eISBN:
9780801470738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452659.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter looks at trade and commerce, the one area where China was able to shape Democratic Kampuchea (DK) practices significantly—as well as the institutions involved. This was because Chinese ... More


Conclusion: Moving Women, Moving Selves

Annuska Derks

in Khmer Women on the Move: Exploring Work and Life in Urban Cambodia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831288
eISBN:
9780824869182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831288.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter discusses how women's migration to and employment in the city is closely linked to the recent industrialization and expansion of services that occurred in Cambodia after 1993. ... More


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