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Introduction

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

in Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The life insurance business has been growing rapidly in China in recent years, despite complaints by insurance sales agents about the local public’s resistance to discussing death or misfortune. This ... More


Local Struggles and Diasporic Politics: The 1931 Court Cases of the Korean National Association of Hawaii

Richard S. Kim

in The Quest for Statehood: Korean Immigrant Nationalism and U.S. Sovereignty, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195369991
eISBN:
9780199918263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369991.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Asian History

With the collapse of the Korean Provisional Government and subsequent period of retrenchment, there was no longer a supreme authority to coordinate activities within the diaspora. Nevertheless, ... More


Counting on Mother’s Love: The Global Politics of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Eastern Africa

Karen Marie Moland and Astrid Blystad

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In areas where breastfeeding is normative and essential to infant survival, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) represents a public health dilemma. This chapter discusses the ... More


Introduction:: The Machete and the Freighter

Ashley Carse

in Beyond the Big Ditch: Politics, Ecology, and Infrastructure at the Panama Canal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028110
eISBN:
9780262320467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028110.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The book’s introductory chapter develops an analyticalframework forunderstanding the Panama Canal and infrastructures generally byforegroundingtheir political, ecological, and anthropological ... More


Introduction

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is fundamentally about global-local dynamics. It is the first systematic investigation of the contemporary encounter between mainland China and global Hollywood and the impact of this ... More


Placing Ensemble Taiko in Japan: Festival Creation and the Taiko Boom

Shawn Bender

in Taiko Boom: Japanese Drumming in Place and Motion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272415
eISBN:
9780520951433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272415.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the close relationship between governmental support for community festivity and the spread of ensemble taiko groups throughout Japan. It describes three important factors that ... More


Contemporary Globalization, Spatiality of Work, and Labour Geography

Neethi P.

in Globalization Lived Locally: A Labour Geography Perspective

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199463626
eISBN:
9780199086863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463626.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter begins with a discussion and vast review of the broad conceptual themes—these include an engagement with ‘globalization and labour’ as the major thematic pillar, with a special focus on ... More


Time (The Khmer Institute of Democracy)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Overview: Focusing on two in-depth case studies (Khmer Institute of Democracy (KID) and the Center for Social Development), the next two chapters unpack the genealogies of these intermediary outreach ... More


Do Global Norms Matter?

Himanshu Jha

in Capturing Institutional Change: The Case of the Right to Information Act in India

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190124786
eISBN:
9780190991234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190124786.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics, Asian Politics

This chapter examines the role of global norms in institutional change. The nature and extent of the impact of global norm diffusion on the domestic discourse is traced in this chapter. The ... More


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