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Twice upon a time: Chinese identity claimed--not merely inherited
A study of first generation Chinese youth and their parents who have immigrated to Houston, Texas reveals that identity for this group (Chinese youth in particular) emerges from the opposition of the submissive connection ...
Choreographing culture: Dance, folklore, and the politics of identity in Turkey
Processes of transnational restructuring have significant, if complex, effects on local tradition. Turkey has been greatly effected by such transformations in the performative arenas of public culture which mediate between ...
TAMILS IN MALAYSIA: PROBLEMS IN SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR AN IMMIGRANT MINORITY GROUP
Malaysian Tamils are in an unenviable position for socio-economic advancement in this relatively prosperous southeast Asian peninsula. Locked into a more or less permanent minority representing only about ten percent of ...
Metaphor in the construction of a small group culture
A small group experience is analyzed from a hermeneutic stance for members' use of metaphor in construction of the emergent group culture. Metaphor is described as a process rather than a product of language. As process, ...
Aphasia: Some neurological, anthropological and postmodern implications of disturbed speech
This work begins by examining the history of aphasia studies, placing them in the context of historically concurrent theories about speech and language. The historical analysis can be read as a deconstructive incision into ...
Technoscientific identities: Muslims and the culture of curiosity
Technoscientific identities in the Islamic world are changing. The recent resurgence of Islam has raised a new understanding of the West. In contrast to the view that the transmission of Islamic medieval sciences to the ...