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From Beijing to Port Moresby
The Politics of National Identity in Cultural Policies





ISBN 9781138974715
Published July 27, 2016 by Routledge
402 Pages

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Essays in this volume focus on Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, and the People's Republic of China as sites rife with discursive complexity. From small to large, young to old, former colony to former colonial power, these six examples do well to represent situated voices and cultural values meted out in a larger "global" space.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Cultural(ist) Articulations of National(ist) Stakes, Virginia R. Domínguez, Sasha Su-Ling Welland; Part 1 Singapore; Chapter 2 The Making of a New Nation: Cultural Construction and National Identity in Singapore, Chua Beng-Huat, Eddie Kuo; Chapter 3 A Second Look: On The Making of a New Nation, Allen J. Chun; Part 2 Taiwan; Chapter 4 The Culture Industry as National Enterprise: The Politics of Heritage in Contemporary Taiwan, Allen J. Chun; Chapter 5 Invention of Taiwanese: A Second Look at Taiwan's Cultural Policy and National Identity, David Y.H. Wu; Chapter 6 Rejoinder to Second Look, Allen J. Chun; Part 3 Papua New Guinea; Chapter 7 Pasin Tumbuna: Culture and Nationalism in Papua New Guinea, Lamont Lindstrom; Chapter 8 Cultural Diversity and Identity in Papua New Guinea: A Second Look, Wari Iamo, Jacob Simet; Part 4 China; Chapter 9 Cultural Fever: A Cultural Discourse in China's Post-Mao Era, Haiou Yang; Chapter 10 The Cultural Mission of the Chinese Intelligentsia: A Second Look at Cultural Fever, David Y.H. Wu; Part 5 Japan; Chapter 11 Hegemony of Homogeneity in the Politics of Identity in Japan, Harumi Befu; Chapter 12 A Second Look: Anatomy of Misinterpretation, Darrell William Davis; Part 6 Thailand; Chapter 13 Buddhist Cultural Tradition and the Politics of National Identity in Thailand, Yos Santasombat; Chapter 14 The Politics of Cultural Citizenship: A Second Look at Buddhist Cultural Tradition and the Politics of National Identity in Thailand, Chaiwat Satha-Anand;

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Virginia R. Domínguez, David Y. H. Wu