5 edition of Local cultures and the new Asia found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||State, culture, and capitalism in Southeast Asia|
|Statement||edited by C.J.W.-L. Wee.|
|Contributions||Wee, C. J. Wan-Ling.|
|LC Classifications||HC441 .L63 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 245 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||245|
|ISBN 10||9812301224, 9812301232|
|LC Control Number||2002348803|
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Southeast Asia, until the Asian economic crisis ofwas a high economic growth area. However, despite the neo-liberal and globalizing logic of capitalism, local conditions and cultures determine that capitalism will spread in ways not entirely consonant with its Western origins.
Read this book on Questia. Even though the globalizing logic of capitalism can be discerned in Southeast Asia, local conditions and cultures determine that capitalism will spread in.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Local cultures, economic development, and Southeast Asia / C.J.W.-L. Wee. --Development enabler or disabler?The role of the state in Southeast Asia / Kamal Malhotra --Muddling through: development under a "weak" state / Edilberto C.
de Jesus --Battering. Even though the globalizing logic of capitalism can be discerned in Southeast Asia, local conditions and cultures determine that capitalism will spread in different ways to its Western origins. This work examines how states may re-tool local cultures to fit capitalism's cultural specificities.
Local Cultures and the "New Asia": The State, Culture, and Capitalism in Southeast Asia (Social Issues in Southeast Asia) Hardcover – January, by C. WAN-Ling Wee (Author) See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Cited by: The volume makes an important contribution to the new literature emerging on the culture of indigenous warfare in North and South America, Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific Islands, by offering a new and robust Southeast Asian entry on the one hand and adds to the growing literature on early modern Southeast Asia a new.
Mobile Cultures. provides much-needed, empirically grounded studies of the connections between new media technologies, the globalization of sexual cultures, and the rise of queer Asia. The availability and use of new media—fax machines, mobile phones, the Internet, electronic message boards, pagers, and global television—have grown exponentially in Asia over the past decade.
A new edition of this classic study of mandala Southeast Asia. The revised book includes a substantial, retrospective postscript examining contemporary scholarship that has contributed to the understanding of Southeast Asian history since /5(1). The impact of colonialism and globalization on local and national cultures The universal codes of culture versus the local forms of culture and Asia, as we enter the new millennium, is largely that of a bookless society, and one Local Cultures and Global Dynamics - Peter HornFile Size: KB.
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place at the table. They represent the birth of a new "civil-society politics" and an antidote to the forces pushing for globalization." Generally speaking, issues surrounding culture and globalization have received less attention than the debates, which have arisen over globalization and.
Tan, See Seng. “Review of Local Cultures and the ‘New Asia’: The State, Culture, and Capitalism in Southeast Asia edited by C.J.W.-L. Wee.” Journal of. The contributors offer a range of new studies of warfare in local areas within the region, looking at warfare on its own, local terms rather than for what it says about warfare in the region as a whole.
This approach for the first time lends Southeast Asia to comparative analysis in a way that avoids artificial and misleading regional attributes.
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Based on pioneering research, this volume on South and Southeast Asia offers a cultural studies' perspective on the vast and largely uncharted domain of how local cultures are coping with climate changes and environmental primary focus is on three countries that have high emission rates: India, Indonesia, and Thailand.
The volume makes an important contribution to the new literature emerging on the culture of indigenous warfare in North and South America, Africa, South Asia, the Middle East, and the Pacific Islands, by offering a new and robust Southeast Asian entry on the one hand while adding to a new approach to the growing literature on early modern.The culture of Asia encompasses the collective and diverse customs and traditions of art, architecture, music, literature, lifestyle, philosophy, politics and religion that have been practiced and maintained by the numerous ethnic groups of the continent of Asia since fication of a specific culture of Asia or universal elements among the colossal diversity that has emanated.
Mobile Cultures provides much-needed, empirically grounded studies of the connections between new media technologies, the globalization of sexual cultures, and the rise of queer Asia. The availability and use of new media—fax machines, mobile phones, the Internet, electronic message boards, pagers, and global television—have grown exponentially in Asia over the past decade.5/5(1).