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By Myron L. Cohen

The cloth during this examine is roofed by way of Myron L. Cohen on faith and kinfolk association in China; John R. Bowen on kin, kinship, and Islam in Indonesia; Robert W. Hefner on hierarchy and stratification in Java; and Nancy Rosenberger on gender roles in Japan. additional fabric is supplied via William W. Kelly on rural society in Japan; Theodore C. Bestor on city existence in Japan; Stephen R. Smith at the relations in Japan; Doranne Jacobson on gender family in India; Lawrence A. Babb on faith in India; Owen M. Lynch on stratification, inequality, and the caste method in India; Laurell Kendall on altering gender family in Korea; Andrew G. Walder on comparative revolution in China and Vietnam, Maoism, and the sociology of labor in China and Japan; Moni Nag at the comparative demography of China, Japan, and India; and Helen Hardacre at the new religions of Japan. different individuals delivering info via case reports are Hiroshi Ishida on stratification and mobility in Japan; Robert C. Liebman on paintings and schooling in comparison in Japan and the USA; Joseph W. Elder on schooling, city society, city difficulties, and business 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 improvement in Taiwan; Carl H. Lande on political events and illustration within the Philippines ; Clark N. Neher on political improvement and political participation in Thailand; and Benedict R. O'G. Anderson on political tradition, the army, and authoritarianism in Indonesia. the ultimate chapters of this paintings comprise experiences by way of Stephen Philip Cohen at the army in India and Pakistan; Paul R. Brass on democracy and political participation in India; T.J. Pempel on jap democracy and political tradition, political events and illustration, and paperwork in Japan; Han-kyo Kim on political improvement in South Korea; and Thomas G. Rawski at the economies of China and Japan.

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Social sciencesAsiaCase studies.  AsiaSocial conditionsCase studies.  AsiaEconomic conditionsCase studies.  AsiaPolitics and governmentCase studies.  Cohen, Myron L. 48-1984. BM (c) 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 BM (p) 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Page v CONTENTS Contents by Discipline and Subdiscipline ix Contents by Country and Discipline xv Preface xxi Guide to the Reader xxiii Principles of Transliteration xxv Introduction Asia: Case Studies in the Social Sciences Myron L. Cohen xxvii I. Anthropology China Family Organization in China Myron L.

Discussion regarding the desirability of greater multicultural content in social science courses therefore really hinges on the issue of the non-disciplinary relevance of different societies and world areas to students. While it is obvious that undergraduates taking a sociology course on family and marriage, or an introductory course in economics, will benefit from analysis that incorporates material drawn from a familiar cultural setting, it is hardly self-evident that the student stands to gain even more when the focus is exclusively on American data.

Neher 415 Page xi The Military India and Pakistan The Military in India and Pakistan: Contrasting Cases Stephen Philip Cohen 298 Indonesia The Political Role of the Military: Indonesia Benedict R. O'G. Anderson 336 Political Culture Indonesia Political Culture in Indonesia Benedict R. O'G. J. Pempel 362 Political Development: Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, And Democracy China Totalitarianism, Authoritarianism, Democracy: The Case of China Andrew J. Nathan 235 Taiwan Political Transition on Taiwan Edwin A.

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