Stratification in Cultural Contexts: Cases from East and Southeast Asia

Stratification in Cultural Contexts: Cases from East and Southeast Asia

by Toshiaki Kimura (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9781920901363
Publisher: Trans Pacific Press
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Stratification and Inequality Series
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Figures vi

Tables vi

Photos viii

Contributors ix

Introduction Toshiaki Kimura 1

1 The Pluralization and Multitiering of Society in Taiwan: Ethnicity and Social Stratification since the 1990s Ichiro Numazaki 7

2 The Lives of Slaves from the Perspective of Family Relations: The Case of Daegu Household Registers from the End of the Seventeenth Century to the First Half of the Eighteenth Century Mutsuhiko Shima 31

3 The Roles of Samurai-Class Women and the Gender System in Early Modern Japan Rumi Matsuzaki 55

4 Stratification and Ethnicity in An Averted Feud Incident: The Case of A Village in the Pearl River Delta, Guangdong Province Yukihiro Kawaguchi 75

5 Social Differences in an Emigrant Community in Modern China: A Case Study from Fuzhou City, Fujian Province Itoe Kaneshiro 95

6 Social Change and Transformation in Toba Batak Ethnic Associations in Medan, Sumatra Toshiaki Kimura 113

7 The Dynamics of Household Rituals in Mongolia: After undergoing Religious Control under the Socialist Regime Katsuhiko Takizawa 127

Notes 144

Bibliography 153

Index 169

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