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Figures of Southeast Asian modernity

Author: Joshua Barker; Erik Harms, (Anthropologist); Johan Lindquist
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is an innovative ethnographic work aimed at students and others interested in contemporary Southeast Asia. Its made up of short essays, or portraits, of figures that populate the social and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Figures of Southeast Asian modernity.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2014
(DLC) 2012029391
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Barker; Erik Harms, (Anthropologist); Johan Lindquist
ISBN: 9780824837792 0824837797
OCLC Number: 859157602
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 302 pages :) : illustrations, map
Contents: The Philippines / Smita Lahiri and Deirdre de la Cruz --
Domestic helper / José B. Capino --
Chinese mestizo / Richard T. Chu --
Filipino seaman / Kale Bantigue Fajardo --
Public manager / Anna Romina Guevarra --
Lawless element / Orlando de Guzman --
Agriculturalist / Adam Lukasiewicz --
Bakla returnee / Martin F. Manalansan --
Call center agent / Jan M. Padios --
Community health worker / Mai M. Taqueban --
Beauty contestant / T. Ruanni F. Tupas. Vietnam / Erik Harms --
Petty trader / Ann Marie Leshkowich --
Prostitute / Christophe Robert --
Domestic investor / Allison Truitt --
Enterprising cadre / Ken MacLean --
Soviet-trained scientist / Christina Schwenkel --
Aspiring overseas student / Erik Harms --
A Cham Hʼroi girl / Truong Huyen Chi --
Mountain village head / Christian C. Lentz --
Photo retoucher / Nina Hien --
Cultural expert / Lauren Meeker --
Vietnamese transnational(s) / Ivan Small. Cambodia / Jonathan Padwe --
Cham modernizer / Alberto Pérez-Pereiro --
World musician / Stephen Mamula --
Village police chief / Eve Zucker --
Broken woman / Annuska Derks --
(Buddhist) Ascetic who remembers past lives / Erik Davis --
Government official / Jenna Grant. Laos / Jerome Whitington --
Miss Beer Lao / Holly High --
Mobile phone monk / Patrice Ladwig --
Mitigation expert / Michael Dwyer --
Hippie, interrupted / N.J. Enfield --
Beleaguered village leader / Jerome Whitington. Thailand / Jane M. Ferguson --
Grassroots woman leader / LeeRay Costa --
Bangkok slum leader / Pilapa Esara --
Transnational farmworker / Sudarat Musikawong --
Thai Airways flight attendant / Jane M. Ferguson --
Kickboxer / Pattana Kitiarsa --
Single woman / Emily Zeamer --
Rural DJ / Julia Cassaniti --
Spirit medium / Andrew Johnson --
Hmong-Thai schoolgirl / Tracy Pilar Johnson. Indonesia / Joshua Barker and Johan Lindquist --
Telecommunications and multimedia expert / Karen Strassler --
Muslim television preacher / James Hoesterey --
Spiritual trainer / Daromir Rudnyckyj --
Person with HIV/AIDS / Tom Boellstorff --
Activist / Doreen Lee --
Ex-combatant from the Free Aceh Movement / Jesse Grayman --
NGO worker / Aryo Danusiri --
Overseas female labor migrant / Rachel Silvey --
Field agent / Johan Lindquist --
Street vendor / Sheri Gibbings --
Street kid(s) / Chris Brown --
Mr. Hajj / Dadi Darmadi --
Rich person / Joshua Barker --
Career woman / Carla Jones. Malaysia / Yeoh Seng Guan --
National leader / Sven Alexander Schottmann --
Reactionary / Gerhard Hoffstaedter --
Scholar-musician / Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied --
Hang Tuah, revisited / Rusaslina Idrus --
Supra-ethnic Malaysian / Julian C.H. Lee --
Political satirist / Khoo Gaik Cheng --
Squatter / Yeoh Seng Guan --
Returning urbanite / Matthew Amster --
Timber entrepreneur / Michael Eilenberg. Singapore / Syed Muhd Khairudin Aljunied --
Malay gangster / Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir --
Bangladeshi worker / Md Mizanur Rahman --
Woman activist / Yu-Mei Balasingamchow --
Peri-urban tenant / Loh Kah Seng --
The people's filmmaker / Liew Kai Khiun --
Schoolteacher / Adeline Koh --
Social entrepreneur / Erik Holmberg. Burma / Nicholas Farrelly --
Urban dumsa / Mandy Sadan --
Journalist / Thomas Kean --
Political prisoner / David Scott Mathieson --
Exile / David Gilbert and Violet Cho --
Sex worker in Thailand / Ikuko Okamoto --
Tatmadaw officer / Jacqueline Menager --
Korean soap opera junkie / Aung Si --
Entrepreneur / Nicholas Farrelly --
Indie musician / Aung Naing Thu (pseudonym).
Responsibility: edited by Joshua Barker, Erik Harms, and Johan Lindquist.

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