Asian and Pacific Cosmopolitans: Self and Subject in Motion by K. RobinsonAsian and Pacific Cosmopolitans: Self and Subject in Motion by K. Robinson

Asian and Pacific Cosmopolitans: Self and Subject in Motion

EditorK. Robinson, Kathryn Kathryn

Hardcover | November 6, 2007

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This new collection of essays explores questions of subjectification, selfhood and identity in the contemporary Asia Pacific, examining the way that migrant lives express the complex interplay of local and global processes in the post-Cold War era, and collectively questioning the novelty of the 'global age' in this region.
MELANI BUDIANTA is an Indonesian activist and cultural studies scholar from the University of Indonesia. TONY DAY is Visiting Fellow, National Humanities Centre, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, and Senior Associate, Carolina Asia Center of the UNC- Chapel Hill, USA ALISON DUNDON is Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fello...
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Title:Asian and Pacific Cosmopolitans: Self and Subject in MotionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:260 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:November 6, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230013309

ISBN - 13:9780230013308

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Notes on Contributors Introduction: Asian and Pacific Cosmopolitans: Self and Subject in Motion K.Robinson PART 1: REPRESENTATION, SELF-RECOGNITION AND SELF-DISCOVERY 'Self' and 'Subject' in Southeast Asian Literature in the Global Age; T.Day Art and Identity Politics: Nation, Religion, Ethnicity, Elsewhere; K.M.George Moving Stories: Beyond the Local in Ethnography and Fiction; K.Narayan Wounds in Our Heart: Identity and Social Justice in the Art of Dadang Christanto; C.Turner PART 2: RELIGION, COSMOPOLITANISM AND SUBJECTIFICATION Billy Graham in the South Seas; R.Eves A Cultural Revival and the Custom of Christianity in Papua New Guinea; A.Dundon Sufi Regional Cults in South Asia and Indonesia: Towards a Comparative Analysis; P.Werbner PART 3: IDENTITY AND DISPLACEMENT The Dragon Dance: Shifting Meanings of Chineseness in Indonesia; M.Budianta Identities in a Culture of Circulation: Performing Selves in Filipina Migration; D.Mckay Transporting Culture Across Borders - The Hmong; N.Tapp Index