New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies

Volume 9, No. 2, Dec 2007

Articles


Making a Woman From a Tawaif: Courtesans as Heroes in Hindi Cinema
GREGORY D. BOOTH 1

Self-Refashioning a Plural Society: Dialogism and Syncretism in Malaysian Post-Colonial Literature
MOHAMMAD A. QUAYUM 27

Islam, Modernity and Western Influence in Malay Literature: An Analysis of the Employment of Narrative Devices in Shahnon Ahmad’s TIVI
MOHD. ZARIAT ABDUL RANI 47

Tarrying with the Numinous: Postmodern Japanese Gothic Stories
ANDREW HOCK SOON NG 65

Wedding Photographs and the Bridal Gaze in Singapore
SELINA CHING CHAN & SIMIN XU 87

The United Nations and the North Korean Missile and Nuclear Tests
TIM BEAL 104

Taipei’s ‘Britisher’: W. G. Goddard and the Promotion of Nationalist China in the Cold-War Commonwealth
JEREMY E. TAYLOR 126

Human Rights vs. State Interests in China: Case Studies
JIEFEN LI 147

Graduate Research Essay

Is There Still a Moral Economy in Java, Indonesia?
SUSAN OLIVIA 169

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