Village And Its Discontents, The: Meaning And Criticism In Late Modernity

Village And Its Discontents, The: Meaning And Criticism In Late Modernity

by Antonio Leopold Rappa (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789813140066
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/14/2016
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Abstract vii

Preface Antonio L. Rappa xi

Foreword Professor Tommy Koh xv

Chapter 1 Village Structure and Social Organisation Antonio L Rappa 1

Chapter 2 The Village as a Domain in Language Policy Lionel Wee 17

Chapter 3 Kampong Lorong Buangkok: The Last Village in Singapore Caitlin Pan 41

Chapter 4 Politics and Social Transformation: The Ancient-Modern Village of Cambodia Alvin Lim Benny Widyono 63

Chapter 5 An African Village in Perspective: Life on the Edge of the Boko Haram Alvin Lim 87

Chapter 6 Rice Rhapsody: Food and Sexuality in the Singapore Village Regina Lee 111

Chapter 7 The Urbanisation of Rural Villages in China Guan Chong Ding Ding Yu Yinghui 127

Chapter 8 From muban $$$ to Changwat $$$ and the Structure of Thai Politics Antonio L Rappa 149

Chapter 9 Pepatah Melayu and Adat Berkampung: Values, Rights and Responsibilities in a Kampong as depicted in Malay Sayings Lim Beng Soon 165

Contributors 181

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