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The Newsletter 55 Winter 2010

The Newsletter 55 Winter 2010

Urbanisation in East Asia

Economically and politically, Asia’s increasing importance has led some to see the 21st century as the Asian century. One of the major factors fuelling Asia’s remarkable growth is urbanisation. Gregory Bracken is the guest editor of The Focus, which zeroes in on Urbanisation in East Asia.

Contents #55

1.......... Cover download PDF
2.......... Contents download PDF
3.......... From the Director download PDF

The Study


Engaging North Korea after the Cheonan sinking
By Timothy S.
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Working girls in Dhaka, between public and private space
By Anna Ensing
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6 - 7

The effeminacy of male beauty in Korea
By Roald Maliangkay
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Cigarette counterfeiting in the People’s Republic of China
By Georgios A. Antonopoulos, Anqi Shen & Klaus von Lampe
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Negotiating with the Taliban: an Indian perspective
By Sanjeeb Mohanty
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10 - 11

Three dreams or three nations?
By Rahaab Allana
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12 - 13

Maulana Bhashani and the transition to secular politics in East Bengal
By Peter Custers
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14 - 15

Moving portraits and interactive voices from the British Raj
By Annamaria Motrescu
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Provincial globalisation: the impact of reverse transnational flows in India’s regional towns
By Anant Maringanti, Carol Upadhya & Mario Rutten
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The Focus: Urbanisation in East Asia

17 - 18

Urbanisation in East Asia
By Gregory Bracken
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Architectural iconicity: Malaysia’s Multimedia Super Corridor
By Leslie Sklair
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20 - 21

The metropolis and the capital: Shanghai and Beijing as paradigms of space
By Jacob Dreyer
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22 - 23

The state of cities in China
By Bogdan Stamoran
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24 - 25

National economic reform and rural migration to China's cities
By Ana Moya Pellitero
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26 - 27

Constituting governance: the US Army in the Philippines, 1898-1920s
By Estela Duque
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28 - 29

Leaping beyond nostalgia: Shanghai's urban life ethnography
By Non Arkaraprasertkul
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30 - 32

Writing the longtang way of life
By Lena Scheen
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The Review

33 New for review download PDF

34 Bookmarked download PDF


Cultural forms are like snow, crystal clear when hardened, opaque when soft
By Jeroen Groenewegen
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36 - 37

The melancholy of Mocha
By Michael Pearson
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Who is this ‘Indonesian Muslim’?
By Dick van der Meij
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Race and multiculturalism in Malaysia and Singapore
By Holger Warnk
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An extremely difficult position
By Nicholas Tarling
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The Network

41.......... News download PDF

42.......... Opinion – East Asian art history reconsidered Anna GrassKamp download PDF

42.......... Response to review of The Russian Protocols of Zion in Japan Jacob Kovalio download PDF

43........ A wave to surf on: ICAS Book Prize 2011 Paul van der Velde download PDF

44.......... Announcements download PDF

45..........  IIAS Research download PDF

46.......... IIAS Fellows download PDF

47..........  Colophon download PDF

The Portrait


‘If it is beautiful, it will endure on every level’ The Asian Art Society in the Netherlands
By Rosalien van der Poel
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