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Asian traditions and modernization

perspectives from Singapore

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Published by Eastern Universities Press in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Singapore -- Civilization.,
    • Singapore -- Economic conditions.,
    • Singapore -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Yong Mun Cheong.
      ContributionsYong, Mun Cheong.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS609.9 .A85 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 252 p. :
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3362153M
      ISBN 109812103422
      LC Control Number2004420525

      Modernization theory is a description and explanation of the processes of transformation from traditional or underdeveloped societies to modern societies. In the words of one of the major proponents, "Historically, modernization is the process of change towards those types of social, economic, and political systems that have developed in. Book Review: Meeting of Minds: Intellectual and Religious Interaction in East Asian Traditions of Thought Abstract Meeting of Minds: Intellectual and Religious Interaction in East Asian Traditions of Thought, a volume of eleven essays written in honor of Wing-tsit Chan and William Theodore de Bary, proposes to explore how Confucian. Most observers of the Chinese consumer market have seen its linear evolution from a traditional culture toward a more Westernized consumer society during the Cited by:   Jean Comaroff, Harvard University, Massachusetts 'Duara's opus is both timely and important. By re-vitalizing ancient Asian traditions which also emphasize sustainability, we can develop a stronger global consensus to protect our global commons. Duara's magnificent book will do the world a /5(5).

      Modernization theory. Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies. Modernization refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'modern' society.


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Because tradition and modernization are relative and open-ended concepts, traditional values can be modern in their orientation and conversely, modern societies can be traditional in their practices.

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The Library of Congress > Blogs > Folklife Today > East Asian American Traditions Search Odo has written a book by the same title. Korean society went through rapid modernization in the twentieth century. This period saw the end of many traditional events both among Koreans in Korea and immigrants to the United States.

Cultural Identity and Asian Modernization Robert M. BELLAH The problem posed by this symposium to commemorate the Centennial of Kokugakuin University is a. “Aware that Confucianism embodies multifarious dimensions and nationalities, and that cultural heritage alone cannot explain complicated socio-political-economic phenomena, the contributors of Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity avoid making dogmatic correlation between Confucianism and the failure or success of East Asian modernization.

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The culture of Asia encompasses the collective and diverse customs and traditions of art, architecture, music, literature, lifestyle, philosophy, politics and religion that have been practiced and maintained by the numerous ethnic groups of the continent of Asia since fication of a specific culture of Asia or universal elements among the colossal diversity that has emanated.

This volume aims at studying the role played by translation in the modernization process of the East Asian countries. In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, many people saw the West as a model for modernization and hence modernization in East Asia was more often than not taken as a process of learning from or even imitating the West.

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The Cultural Contradictions of Mainline Family Ideology and Practice. Book Description: Essays on the Iwakura Embassy, the realistic painter Takahashi Yuichi, the educational system, and music, show how the Japanese went about borrowing from the West in the first decades after the Restoration: the formulation of strategies for modernizing and the adaptation of Western models to Meiji culture.

The book’s closing section examines tribal societies, e.g. Mongols, Pashtuns and Malays. Topics covered include the interaction of legal systems within a legal circle, inter-systemic interactions, reasons for the failure and success of legal modernization, legal pluralism, and its effects on Asian societies.

Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies. Modernization refers to a model of a progressive transition from a 'pre-modern' or 'traditional' to a 'modern' society.

Modernization theory originated from the ideas of German sociologist Max Weber (–), which provided the basis for the modernization paradigm developed by Harvard sociologist.

Modernity: East Asia Modernity (kindaisei in Japanese, and xiandaixing in Chinese) is a relatively recent term in the intellectual vocabulary of East Asia, becoming current only after World War II.

Differing conceptions of "the modern" start much earlier, when terms long available in both languages acquired new connotations, as the region felt the impact of the West. The Crisis of Global Modernity: Asian Traditions and a Sustainable Future Article (PDF Available) in Sustainability The Journal of Record 10(1) February with 51 ReadsAuthor: Ernest J.

Yanarella. About the Book. This is a comprehensive sociological study of the processes and problems of modernization in contemporary India.

It refers to the vast range of changes that are taking place today in the forms and functions of the Indian ‘social structure’ and ‘traditions’. Modernization in Japan and the Ukiyo-e.

Amaury García Rodríguez. Centro de Estudios de Asia y Africa, El Colegio de México, A.C. Yoshitora "Image of Nihonbashi in Tokyo" () The year was a turning point in the history of the Japan of the Shoguns.

It meant the need to open its borders and adopt western models in order to modernize the. "Duara’s opus is both timely and important. By re-vitalizing ancient Asian traditions which also emphasize sustainability, we can develop a stronger global consensus to protect our global commons.

Duara’s magnificent book will do the world a great service." Kishore Mabhubani, National University of Singapore "Incisive and inspiring Author: Prasenjit Duara.

That mainstream Southeast Asian indigenous scholarship has deluded itself within the discourse of modernization-realism is clearly evident in the contributions to the document A New ASEAN in a New Millennium which was launched at the first ASEAN People's Assembly in Contributor after contributor inveighed against ASEAN's inadequacies in Cited by: Modernization, in sociology, the transformation from a traditional, rural, agrarian society to a secular, urban, industrial society.

Modern society is industrial society. To modernize a society is, first of all, to industrialize it. Historically, the rise of modern society has been inextricably. Traditional Values and Modernization Challenges in Forming Urban and Rural Culture 25 When, on the other hand, we face the nondialectic conception of tradition, when we become witnesses of its abuse, then it takes over traditionalism significances, by getting a predominantly negative connotation.

Then the contemporary sense of culture becomesCited by: 7. Modernization and Nationalism in South Korea Is it possible to preserve traditional Korean culture as South Korea continues to modernize and Westernize.

In the 21st century, modernity is often equated with capitalism-industrialization, though the concept is more complex than that.

I am reminded here of the minor English classic, The Book of Tea, by Kakuzo Okakura, published inthe late 19th century aesthetician.

To an Indian it appears to be a veiled and poignant critique of modernization through an exposition of the tea ceremony as an expression of the Japanese tradition which is held out to the West as something. Aware that Confucianism embodies multifarious dimensions and nationalities, and that cultural heritage alone cannot explain complicated socio-political-economic phenomena, the contributors of Confucian Traditions in East Asian Modernity avoid making dogmatic correlation between Confucianism and the failure or success of East Asian modernization Price: $ This book demonstrates that people's basic values and beliefs are changing, in ways that affect their political, sexual, economic, and religious behaviour.

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