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Asian Survey. 2020; 60185–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2020.60.1.85
Published: 01 February 2020
... states of the CIS, who did not want to be seen as supporting violations of international legal norms but feared future Russian recourse to an ethnocentric approach to tough love. Even Belarus, which together with Armenia is the strongest diplomatic backer of the Putin administration, has sought to...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 4961021–1051 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.6.1021
Published: 01 November 2009
...Neil DeVotta The ethnocentric policies successive Sri Lankan governments pursued against the minority Tamils pushed them to try to secede, but the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam's (LTTE) immanent contradictions——the quest for state-building and independence juxtaposed with fascistic rule and...
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Asian Survey. 2016; 565833–858 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2016.56.5.833
Published: 01 October 2016
..., tied to the same congruence, offer no strategic gains to alter the status quo. © 2016 by the Regents of the University of California 2016 Malaysia democracy ethnocentrism power Islamization AJAY RAINA Why There Are No Partisan Turnovers in Malaysia A Perspective ABSTRACT This paper...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 594673–692 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.4.673
Published: 01 August 2019
... company s headquarters. Indeed, such executives often consider a stint overseas a step toward a promo- tion back home. For these reasons, subsidiary managers in an ethnocentric company tend to follow headquarters directives without many objections, giving ethnocentric companies the ability to easily...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 591147–155 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.147
Published: 01 February 2019
... Malaysia in 2018. Even with a new government, Pakatan Harapan s slowness to pursue radical domestic reforms suggests that deep-seated issues like corruption, ethnocentrism, and clientelism, which have derailed good governance in Malaysia, will likely remain for the time being, due to political expediency...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59163–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.63
Published: 01 February 2019
... government spokesperson refused to describe this as a new departure in immigration policy. This suggests that the government remains tethered to a narrow, ethnocentric conception of what it means to be Japa- nese. While the roadblocks erected to maintain ethnic purity might have prevented the worldwide wave...
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Asian Survey. 2014; 542343–366 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.2.343
Published: 01 April 2014
... than a threat and old ethnocentric attitudes are repudiated, the fact remains that countries near China s borders, as well as the U.S., are seeking Australian support for restraining China s assertiveness, especially on maritime issues for which Australia occupies Asia s southern flank. Talk of the...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 525900–923 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.5.924
Published: 01 October 2012
... Malays, especially PAS supporters, were involved in the anti-monarchy demonstrations supplied fodder for the mainstream Utusan Malaysia to play up ethnocentric Malay sentiments at a national level. The pic- ture painted was the following: however problematic the monarchy-UMNO relations might have been in...
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Asian Survey. 2012; 524687–713 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2012.52.4.687
Published: 01 August 2012
... psychological pathologies, including school refusal, retreat from society (hikikomori), and sexless couples. KEYWORDS : Japanese society, family, women, mental health, psychological disorders SOCIAL CHANGE Japan has gradually transformed from an insular, ethnocentric, self-styled homogeneous society emphasizing...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 493505–527 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.3.505
Published: 01 May 2009
... by the state in response to the needs and challenges of capitalism. Much as it has been criticized for evolutionism and ethnocentrism,3 the Marshallian account nonetheless captures an important dilemma about modern society that is still relevant. That is, there exist some contradic- tions between...
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Asian Survey. 2005; 45198–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.1.98
Published: 01 February 2005
... Colonel Karuna), broke away from the main group led by Vellupillai Prabhakaran. If ethnocentric Sinhalese practices had diluted tensions between northern and eastern Tamils, the LTTE s authoritarian ten- dencies also alienated many Tamils in eastern Sri Lanka. Eastern Tamils have long claimed that their...
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Asian Survey. 2004; 44149–55 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2004.44.1.49
Published: 01 February 2004
... that it has no choice but to adhere to the rules stipulated by this ethnocentric Constitution. Pursuant to the LTTE s demands, the government proposed a two-tier structure for the northeast, with the LTTE s role undefined. The Tigers, pre- dictably, rejected the proposals. In mid-July the government...
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Asian Survey. 2001; 414611–628 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2001.41.4.611
Published: 18 August 2001
... to this, Czechs and Slovaks rarely traveled beyond the Iron Curtain, which resulted in giving them their rather vague ideas of the outside world while shaping an ethnocentric approach toward peoples of dif- ferent cultures. A forced ethnic homogenization and international isolation of the...
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Asian Survey. 1999; 392310–327 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645457
Published: 01 March 1999
.... When she went back to her hometown after having worked in the camptown bars, one of her cousins yelled at her, "Don't come around our place."8 Those with Amerasian offspring also suffer the indignities of racism and ethnocentrism directed at their children from the general Korean popula- tion. The...
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Asian Survey. 1997; 37121119–1134 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645761
Published: 01 December 1997
... different value systems and yardsticks, oft authoritari- ans tend to see Western criticism of East Asia's political and human rights situations as biased, ethnocentric, hypocritical, and variations on the idea of Japan-bashing. Thus, advocates of Asian-style democracy voice a strong de- sire for Asian...
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Asian Survey. 1993; 337711–721 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645358
Published: 01 July 1993
... Ayodhya episode, writes one observer, has further fu- eled such ethnocentric fervor, and has again elevated the incompatibility between the two countries by maintaining the common streak of funda- mentalism. In Pakistan, fundamentalism seeks refuge under the cover of official sanction. This provides...
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Asian Survey. 1991; 318729–742 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645226
Published: 01 August 1991
... to an ethnocentric American, there is little here to dispute. But exhortations and reality are often in tension. These objectives, if applied to and considered as goals of a new Myanmar, are those to which one might easily subscribe and, indeed, with which many Burmese would agree. As much as such...
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Asian Survey. 1988; 288863–880 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644591
Published: 01 August 1988
... (tend) to manifest an ethnocentric superiority towards the Melane- sians. The other ethnic groups also see themselves largely dependent on 6. French Embassy Press and Information Service, New Caledonia, Background and Polit- ical Evolution (Canberra: 1986), p. 2. 870 ASIAN SURVEY, VOL. XXVIII, NO. 8...
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Asian Survey. 1985; 258805–821 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644111
Published: 01 August 1985
... abroad in Middle East or Indonesia. Religious sciences and general sciences. Network of leaders: Well-developed networks politically and religiously. Pluralistic; political divisiveness with some groups capable of mounting strong political activity. View toward state: Highly ethnocentric (Malay...
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Asian Survey. 1983; 235555–579 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2644464
Published: 01 May 1983
... situation is as follows: quite a few Maoist leaders who imposed ethnocentrism on China are buried at the Babaoshan ceme- tery. But many of them are still alive, hold high posts, and continue to poison the atmosphere with national chauvinism. However, an increasing number of people realize that the present...