March 5: Subculture as Solution
Emma Baulch - Creating a scene: Balinese punks beginnings
This article is about : How the alternapunk scene began as youth negotiated their identities around
images of alternativeness (seen on TV & magazines)
Matthews What in the World is Japanese?
artists using traditional forms who see Japan as a threatened culture that must
be saved were more than not in their 50s or older
the artists using contemporary forms who see Japan as a barrier to artistic
Yan Chapter 6 Girl Power, Young Women and the Waning of
the decline in parental power and authority as a result of a set of social changes
occurring in larger social settings, such as the implementation of the new
marriage law and other gover
Yan Chapter 10 Of Hamburger and Social Space: The Making of
the rise in fast food consumption in China
challenge the western fast food by introducing Chinese-style fast foods
Eating fast food and the associated culture
Food can be used as
Yan Chapter 7 The Individual and the Transformation of the Bridewealth
Exchange of marital gifts as a household attempt to adjust labour needs, the transmission of
property, and status concerns
Marriage as more than just the union of 2 individuals but
Bonus Mark: Show & Tell You will receive a bonus up to 5% for your final mark if you volunteer to give
an oral presentation in class on the subject you choose for your essay. The presentation is basically a
brief show and tell: you introduce your subject,
Readings, Lectures, and Screened Films (11 Jan. - 22 Feb)
Matching (20%) Answer all five questions.
Short Answers (40%)
Try to find connections of readings in the same week.
Similar topics: Modern Crisis in the early 20th Century C
Global Assemblage: are the actual configurations through which global forms of techno-science, economic
rationalism, and other expert systems gain significance.
o The global assemblage I also a tool for the production of global knowledge, ta
Session 2 (January 21). Modernization as Theory and Ideology
*W. W. Rostow. The Stages of Economic Development: A Non-Communist Manifesto. 2nd ed. (Cambridge
University Press, 1971), 4-16.
Chapter 2: The Five Stages of Growth A Summary
This article discusses the importance of a viable political settlement of the Vietnam War by the
U.S. and Vietnam. A viable political settlement in South Vietnam will reflect and give some
legitimacy to the balance of political, military and social forces
Response: For Week 2, I decided to focus on W. W. Rostows The Stages of Economic Development: A
Non-Communist Manifesto. In Chapter 2 The Five Stages-of-Growth-A Summary, I found a few
points that were highly intriguing for me personally. Rostow no
Response: For Week 4, I decided to focus on Karl Polyanis The Great Transformation: The Political and
Economic Origins of Our Time, specifically Chapter 11. Polyani in Chapter 11 points out Welsh social
reformers quote, market economy if left to ev
Response: For Week 3, I decided to focus on Samuel Huntingtons The Bases of Accommodation.
Concerning section III, I found two of Huntingtons points highly intriguing. First, Huntington notes
that For some poor migrants, the wartime urban boom has
Response: For Week 5, I decided to focus on Andre Gunder Franks The Development of
Underdevelopment. First, in the introduction (or I), Frank notes that The now developed countries
were never underdeveloped, though they may have been undeveloped. T
Response: For Week 6, I decided to focus on Theda Skocpols States and Social Revolutions: A
Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China, specifically Introduction (Explaining Social
Revolutions: Alternatives to Existing Theories). Skocpol fir
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Colonialisms in Asia
Class Meetings: R4-6PM, SS1072
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Lecture 6- Indonesia
In Indonesia, Inshallah- God Willing gives a sense of that things are in gods control and not yours, but
in the west, people believe that everything is in your control and your fault and youre doing.
Imagined Communities: Imagining
Lecture 7- An Asian Welfare State?
The assertion that Asia has a welfare state is actually a contention.
One thing that stands out is that its atypical.
If you look at spending indicators, Asian governments spend a lot less on social welfare and policy
Lecture #8 - Indias Economic Transformation
1947, Indias independence from British control
Nehru, first Prime Minister of India (death: 1964)
o Founding principles put into place during this time period, ex. Dem
Lecture 9- Rachel Silvey (Guest lecturer)
One of the focus questions of this course is What do we mean when we say Asia?
Gender in relation to Asia is the topic of this lecture.
Gender as both as an imaginary and lived difference in capitalist society.
Lecture 10 Capitalism and culture in India: Histories and contemporary questions.
The readings relate to modernity and modernization.
Modernization theory is premised on an idea that there is a standard script that can be applied in an
eclipse. There is
Asian debt crisis in terms of capitalism. It is a moment that neo liberalization in South Korea became
amplified between 1997 to 2001.
Korean capitalist system is referred to as a developmental state, system created in most eat Asian
1) Asian financial crisis
Coping with global financial crisis since 2008
State vs market
2) Finance capital and flexibility
Youth and women; women lost their ground after they got married and got children. Their role used to
be changing the
CAS200Y1 Lecture Notes 20th September 2012
Asias Economic Modernization.
The beginning of economic modernization began with linking the Asian economies with
the global economy after the post war period, alongside rapid expansion with global
Inevitable political modernization-democracy
Most modernizing societies are middle income
Is the theory a western or universal concept? They are basing their stories
One who controls the past controls the future, one who controls the future controls the past
How do people have the idea of their nationality and identity when the idea of nation state is fairly new?
Who controls the present also controls the
We think of global Asia in relation to us. It is a rise of modernity. We understand global Asia not just in
relation to the West but in relation to a hegemonic us that we continue to believe in.
Chine makes a claim on the republic of Taiwan th