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Asia: Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching : Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching - Myron L. Cohen

Asia: Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching

Case Studies in the Social Sciences - A Guide for Teaching

Paperback Published: 31st January 1993
ISBN: 9781563241574
Number Of Pages: 550
For Ages: 18 years old

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The material in this study is covered by Myron L. Cohen on religion and family organization in China; John R. Bowen on family, kinship, and Islam in Indonesia; Robert W. Hefner on hierarchy and stratification in Java; and Nancy Rosenberger on gender roles in Japan. Further material is provided by William W. Kelly on rural society in Japan; Theodore C. Bestor on urban life in Japan; Stephen R. Smith on the family in Japan; Doranne Jacobson on gender relations in India; Lawrence A. Babb on religion in India; Owen M. Lynch on stratification, inequality, and the caste system in India; Laurell Kendall on changing gender relations in Korea; Andrew G. Walder on comparative revolution in China and Vietnam, Maoism, and the sociology of work in China and Japan; Moni Nag on the comparative demography of China, Japan, and India; and Helen Hardacre on the new religions of Japan. Other contributors offering information through case studies are Hiroshi Ishida on stratification and mobility in Japan; Robert C. Liebman on work and education compared in Japan and the US; Joseph W. Elder on education, urban society, urban problems, and industrial society in India; Andrew J. Nathan on totalitarianism, authoritarianism, and democracy in China; Jean C. Oi on mobilisation and participation in China; Edwin A. Winckler on political development in Taiwan; Carl H. Lande on political parties and representation in the Philippines ; Clark N. Neher on political development and political participation in Thailand; and Benedict R. O'G. Anderson on political culture, the military, and authoritarianism in Indonesia. The final chapters of this work include studies by Stephen Philip Cohen on the military in India and Pakistan; Paul R. Brass on democracy and political participation in India; T.J. Pempel on Japanese democracy and political culture, political parties and representation, and bureaucracy in Japan; Han-kyo Kim on political development in South Korea; and Thomas G. Rawski on the economies of China and Japan.

Prefacep. xxi
Guide to the Readerp. xxiii
Principles of Transliterationp. xxv
Case Studies in the Social Sciences Introductionp. xxvii
Anthropologyp. 1
Chinap. 3
Indiap. 32
Koreap. 168
Economicsp. 185
Political Sciencep. 233
Political Science: Chinap. 235
Political Science: Taiwanp. 267
Political Science: Japanp. 349
Political Science: the Philippinesp. 404
Political Science: Thailandp. 415
Sociologyp. 427
Chinap. 429
Comparative/ Interareap. 459
VIetnamp. 594
Indexp. 603
Contributorsp. 621
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ISBN: 9781563241574
ISBN-10: 1563241579
Series: Columbia Project on Asia in the Core Curriculum
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 550
Published: 31st January 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.22 x 15.44  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 0.99