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Everyday Life in Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Kathleen M. Adams, Kathleen Gillogly, Kathleen A. Gillogly
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

This lively survey of the peoples, cultures, and societies of Southeast Asia introduces a region of tremendous geographic, linguistic, historical, and religious diversity. Encompassing both mainland and island countries, these engaging essays describe personhood and identity, family and household organization, nation-states, religion, popular culture and the arts, the legacies of
Inside Southeast Asia
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Niels Mulder
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

Written for both general readers and specialists, this book explores how modern, urban Southeast Asians view and manage their social life. By comparing the ways they live with their religious representations, with intimate and more distant others, and with their rapidly changing environment, the author demonstrates the marked similarities in
Taking Southeast Asia to Market
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Joseph Nevins, Nancy Lee Peluso
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-05 - Publisher: Cornell University Press

Recent changes in the global economy and in Southeast Asian national political economies have led to new forms of commodity production and new commodities. Using insights from political economy and commodity studies, the essays in Taking Southeast Asia to Market trace the myriad ways recent alignments among producers, distributors, and
Everyday Life in South Asia
Language: en
Pages: 566
Authors: Diane P. Mines, Sarah Lamb
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Social theorists focus on the everyday lives and experiences of people living in South Asia in this book composed of papers that clearly convey important facets of the history, diversity, and richness of the region's social-cultural life, as well as speak to theoretical questions and concerns viewed as vital by
Media Consumption and Everyday Life in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Youna Kim
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-30 - Publisher: Routledge

This book explores people’s everyday experience of the media in Asian countries in confrontation with huge social change and transition and the need to understand this phenomenon as it intersects with the media. It argues for the centrality of the media to Asian transformations in the era of globalization. The