Tag Archives: 2009 Dissertation

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Buraku & “Multicultural Japan”

A review of Working through Skin: Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan. By JOSEPH DOYLE HANKINS. Joseph Hankins explores contemporary Buraku efforts to achieve a…

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South Korea Beyond the Han Miracle

A Review of Beyond the Han Miracle: Soccer, Soap Operas, Stem Cells, and Sanitation, by YOON CHOI. Yoon Choi’s dissertation, Beyond the Han Miracle: Soccer,…

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Shamanism & Divination in Contemporary Korea

A Review of Divining Capital: Spectral Returns and the Commodification of Fate in South Korea, by DAVID J. KIM. David J. Kim’s “Divining Capital” offers…

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“Multiculturalism Explosion” in South Korea

A review of Immigration Challenges and “Multicultural” Responses: The State, the Dominant Ethnie and Immigrants in South Korea, by HUI-JUNG KIM. This dissertation broadly explores…

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Culture of Disputes in Early Modern Japan

A review of The Culture of Disputes in Early Modern Japan, 1550-1700, by DAVID ANTHONY EASON. In his original and profusely documented dissertation, David Eason fundamentally…

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Samgha-State Relations in Tenth-Century China

A review of Buddhist Empires: Saṃgha-State Relations in Tenth-Century China, by BENJAMIN BROSE.  Benjamin Brose’s dissertation is path-breaking in producing a history of Buddhism during the pivotal…

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Fascism & Revolution in 1930s China

A review of Fascism, Cultural Revolution, and National Sovereignty in 1930s China, by MARGARET CLINTON. Margaret Clinton provides in-depth analysis of Chinese fascism’s intellectual content through…

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Organizing Shanghai’s Youth, 1920-1942

A review of Organizing Shanghai’s Youth: Communist, Nationalist, and Collaborationist Strategies, 1920-1942, by KRISTIN MULREADY-STONE.  Kristin Mulready-Stone’s dissertation documents the organization and activities of party-affiliated youth…