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Title Alterities in Asia : reflections on identity and regionalism / edited by Leong Yew
Published Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 218 pages) : map
Series Routledge contemporary Asia series ; 28
Routledge contemporary Asia series ; 28
Contents The Asian as other / Leong Yew -- The transformation of Asian regionalism and the construction of anticommunist identity : the discourse of 'Asia' in early cold war South Korea / Kim Ye-rim -- Constructing an alternative regional identity : Panchsheel and India-China diplomacy at the Asian-African Conference 1955 / Sally Percival Wood -- Naming and locating Asia : Australian dilemmas in its regional identity / David Walker -- Singapore, Southeast Asia and the place of orientalism / Leong Yew -- Boutique alterity : Southeast Asia's exotics abroad and at home / Tamara S. Wagner -- Misreading Asia : a survey of what Filipinos read of Asia / Karina Africa Bolasco -- Inquiring into a parallel other : a Filipino gazing back at Thailand / Antonio P. Contreras -- The construction of 'indigenous peoples' in Cambodia / Ian G. Baird -- Asian hauntings : horror cinema, global capitalism and the reconciliation of alterity? / Christopher SelvaRaj
Summary This book investigates the politics of identity in Asia and explores how different groups of people inside and outside Asia have attempted to relate to the alterity of the places and cultures in the region through various modes (literary and filmic representation, scholarly knowledge, and so on) and at different points in time
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Group identity -- Asia.
Identity (Psychology) -- Asia.
Other (Philosophy) -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Regionalism -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Social psychology -- Asia.
Asia -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Yew, Leong, 1969-
ISBN 0203839366 (electronic bk.)
9780203839362 (electronic bk.)