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The Commercialized Crafts of Thailand Hill Tribes and Lowland Villages

The Commercialized Crafts of Thailand: Hill Tribes and Lowland Villages

1st Edition

Erik Cohen
July 25, 2000

Brings together the author's pioneering studies of the commercialization of folk crafts in Thailand, conducted in the course of the last two decades. 'Destined to become a minor classic, both in the literature on rural Thailand and in the comparative study of contemporary arts and crafts.' Prof. ...

Staging Hong Kong Gender and Performance in Transition

Staging Hong Kong: Gender and Performance in Transition

1st Edition

Rozanna Lilley
September 18, 1998

Examines contemporary cultural production in Hong Kong and its links to representations of 'Hong Kong identity', and the political forces shaping discourses of identity and the ways in which identity is constituted within representation to dramatise an increasingly uncertain present....

Packaged Japaneseness Weddings, Business and Brides

Packaged Japaneseness: Weddings, Business and Brides

1st Edition

Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni
February 24, 1997

Examines what is called the Ceremonial Occasions industry in Japan, in particular the commercialized production of contemporary weddings there. Based on anthropological fieldwork conducted in a wedding parlour....

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