Tag Archives: 2012 Dissertation

Religious Modernities in Thai Meditation Centers

A review of Constructing Religious Modernities: Hybridity, Reinterpretation and Adaptation in Thailand’s International Meditation Centers, by Brooke Schedneck.  This important and timely work addresses the…

The Water Regime in China

A review of Transformation of the Water Regime: State, Society and Ecology of the Jianghan Plain in Late Imperial and Modern China, by Yan Gao….

Adolescent Initiation Rituals in Rural Tanzania

A review of Negotiating Sexuality: Adolescent Initiation Rituals and Cultural Change in Rural Southern Tanzania, by Meghan Halley. In her dissertation, Negotiating Sexuality: Adolescent Initiation…

Phulbari & Democratic Politics in Bangladesh

A review of Energy Emergency: Phulbari and Democratic Politics in Bangladesh, by Nusrat Chowdhury. Tracing popular protest culture in Phulbari in Bangladesh, this dissertation is…