Migration and Social Upheaval as the Face of Globalization in Central Asia

Edited by Marlene Laruelle, George Washington University

Status: 
€120,00
$164.00
ISBN13: 
9789004226814
E-ISBN: 
9789004249509
Publication Date: 
April 2013
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Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 414 pp.
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ISSN: 
1567-2794
Volume: 
34

Paola Cavaliere, independent scholar

Promising Practices explores the ways women’s participation in contemporary Japanese religious civic organizations can work as a gateway toward participatory democracy and presents new perspectives on values and social interactions that embed democracy in the everyday women’s lives.
Series: 
Volume: 
39
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282162
E-ISBN: 
9789004285156
Publication date: 
January 2015
€95,00
$124.00

Jun Nagatomo, Kwanei Gakuin University

In Migration as Transnational Leisure: The Japanese Lifestyle Migrants in Australia Jun Nagatomo discusses a new type of migration in which “lifestyle” is at the core of middle class aspirations to migrate.
Series: 
Volume: 
38
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004282995
E-ISBN: 
9789004283008
Publication date: 
November 2014
€82,00
$114.00

Jia Gao, Melbourne University

In Chinese Activism of a Different Kind, Jia Gao examines the social behavior and pattern of actions of 45,000 or so Chinese students in their effort to stay permanently in Australia after the June 4 incident of 1989.
Series: 
Volume: 
37
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004258617
E-ISBN: 
9789004260597
Publication date: 
September 2013
€90,00
$117.00

Edited by Eldar Bråten, University of Bergen

Embedded Entrepreneurship examines the importance of cultural meaning in the creation and utilization of economic value. The authors demonstrate that micro-scale entrepreneurship in Insular Southeast Asia is culturally embedded, and suggest theoretical convergences between economic anthropology...
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004250284
E-ISBN: 
9789004255296
Publication date: 
July 2013
€95,00
$123.00

Edited by Richard Fox Young, Princeton Theological Seminary and Jonathan A. Seitz, Taiwan Theological Seminary

Asia in the Making of Christianity studies the experience of converts from fifteen locations throughout Asia, using a variety of approaches to examine the meaning of becoming Christian. The book addresses and assesses models under debate for understanding religious conversion.
Series: 
Volume: 
35
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004236622
E-ISBN: 
9789004251298
Publication date: 
April 2013
€115,00
$150.00

Hiroko Kawanami, Lancaster University

In Renunciation and Empowerment of Buddhist Nuns in Myanmar-Burma, Kawanami offers a detailed account of how Buddhist nuns build their monastic community through fostering scriptural education and engaging in religious activities devoted to the dissemination of the Buddha's teaching.
Series: 
Volume: 
33
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004234406
E-ISBN: 
9789004245723
Publication date: 
February 2013
€83,00
$115.00

Edited by Thomas A. Reuter, University of Melbourne and Alexander Horstmann, Mahidol University

Revitalization of religious and cultural traditions is taking place in nearly all contemporary Asian societies and beyond. Faith in the Future: Understanding the Revitalization of Religions and Cultural Traditions in Asia provides a comparative analysis of the key features and aspirations of...
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004230378
E-ISBN: 
9789004233669
Publication date: 
October 2012
€96,00
$133.00

Rossella Ceccarini

This book analyzes the reception of artisanal pizza in Japan through the lens of professional pizza chefs. The movement of food and workers, and the impact that such movements have on the artisanal workers occupation are at issue.
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004194663
E-ISBN: 
9789004214873
Publication date: 
February 2011
€79,00
$105.00
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004189171
E-ISBN: 
9789004191471
Publication date: 
November 2010
€88,00
$117.00
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004183032
E-ISBN: 
9789004190245
Publication date: 
April 2010
€91,00
$121.00

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