Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

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Reversed Realities: National Pride and Visual Coding

Author: Porranee Singpliam, Waseda University, Japan Email: a.singpliam@toki.waseda.jp Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.05 Citation: Singpliam, P. (2017). Reversed Realities: National Pride and Visual Coding. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.05 Abstract This paper examines the historicity of Siam/Thailand and shows that the contact which took place between Siam and the European Other in the

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Human Traffic: The Fashionably and Unfashionably Marginalized in the Korean Cultural Context

Author: Dustin Hellberg & Yun Ha Kim, Yonsei University, South Korea Email: dchellberg@gmail.com Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.04 Citation: Hellberg, D., & Kim, Y. H. (2017). Human Traffic: The Fashionably and Unfashionably Marginalized in the Korean Cultural Context. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.04 Abstract This article will propose the novel terms “fashionably marginalized”

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The New Order Nationalist Rhetoric: The Articulation of Javanese Identity in Post-Colonial Indonesia

Author: Frida Rahmita, Freelance Writer and Journalist Email: f.rahmita.g@gmail.com Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.03 Citation: Rahmita, F. (2017). The New Order Nationalist Rhetoric: The Articulation of Javanese Identity in Post-Colonial Indonesia. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.03 Abstract The article seeks to find evidence that Indonesians perception of “the west” is still continue to

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Measuring Qatari Women’s Progress Through Reactions to Online Behavior

Authors: Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, Virgina Commonwealth University in Qatar, Qatar Rumsha Shahzad, Independent Scholar Tanya Kane, Qatar University, Qatar Email: mohanalakshmi@gmail.com Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.02 Citation: Rajakumar, M., Shahzad, R., & Kane, T. (2017). Measuring Qatari Women’s Progress Through Reactions to Online Behavior. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.02 Abstract The close kinship structure

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Globalization’s Effect on Qatari Culture

Author: Ahmed Abdel Elshenawy, Monarch Business School, Switzerland Email: ahmed.elshenawy@hotmail.com Published: February 28, 2017 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.01 Citation: Elshenawy, A. A. (2017). Globalization’s Effect on Qatari Culture. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1.01 Abstract Qatar has a rich national and cultural identity. Particular customs and traditions characterize the Qatari cultural heritage. Globalization, though, has generated a

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Smell, Space and Othering

Author: Cecilia Fe L. Sta Maria, University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines Email: fayestamaria@gmail.com Published: September 30, 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.05 Citation: Sta Maria, C. F. L. (2016). Smell, Space and Othering. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.05 Abstract Currently experiencing social shift from the rural/coastal to the urban, Matnog, Sorsogon, in the Philippines is left

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The Dilemma of the Revitalization of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Global Homogenization: The Case of Techno Nezha in Taiwan

Authors: Leo Yuan, MingDao University, Taiwan Holger Briel, Monarch University, Switzerland & Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, People’s Republic of China Email: leoyuan@ms4.hinet.net Published: September 30, 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.04 Citation: Yuan, L., & Briel, H. (2016). The Dilemma of the Revitalization of Intangible Cultural Heritage and Global Homogenization: The Case of Techno Nezha in Taiwan. IAFOR Journal of

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Film Censorship Policy During Park Chung Hee’s Military Regime (1960–1979) and Hostess Films

Author: Molly Hyo Kim, Ehwa Women’s University, South Korea Email: hjkanjy@hotmail.com Published: September 30, 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.03 Citation: Kim, M. H. (2016). Film Censorship Policy During Park Chung Hee’s Military Regime (1960–1979) and Hostess Films. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.03 Abstract Park Chung-hee’s military government (1960-1979) purportedly used film censorship to distract the public

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The Rise of Popular Asceticism in Sinhalese Buddhist Culture: Some Significant Concepts and Practices

Author: Isha Gamlath, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany Email: ishagam@gmail.com Published: September 30, 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.02 Citation: Gamlath, I. (2016). The Rise of Popular Asceticism in Sinhalese Buddhist Culture: Some Significant Concepts and Practices. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.02 Abstract The briefest explanation that could be provided for asceticism in the original Theravada Buddhist tradition

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Murder and Emancipation: Agatha Christie and Critical Qualitative Methods

Author: Tim Appignani, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America Email: tappig2@uic.edu Published: September 30, 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.01 Citation: Appignani, T. (2016). Murder and Emancipation: Agatha Christie and Critical Qualitative Methods. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2.01 Abstract Prominent cultural studies scholars, beginning as early as the Frankfurt School and continuing through to

“Every Picture Should Be Unique.” A Conversation with Wang Wenlan

Author: Holger Briel, Monarch University, Switzerland & Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, People’s Republic of China Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.07 Citation: Briel, H. (2016). “Every Picture Should Be Unique.” A Conversation with Wang Wenlan. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.07 Abstract Wang Wenlan does not really need an introduction. One of China’s most respected photographers for

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A Litho-Anthropological Study on Jade’s Mythological Narration and Chinese Cultural Origins

Author: Juan Wu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China Email: janewu@pku.edu.cn Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.06 Citation: Wu, J. (2016). A Litho-Anthropological Study on Jade’s Mythological Narration and Chinese Cultural Origins. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.06 Abstract Based on the recent scholarship by Chinese literary anthropologists’ on mythology and jade ideology, this paper attempts to

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Creating Community Engagements Between People with Disability and the Local Community Through Digital Storytelling

Authors: Shinsuke Funaki, Fukui Prefectural University, Japan Shoichi Fujita, NGO Human Support Nest, Japan Kazunori Taiencho, Kakou-kai, Japan Email: sfunaki@fpu.ac.jp Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.05 Citation: Funaki, S., Fujita, S., & Taiencho, K. (2016). Creating Community Engagements Between People with Disability and the Local Community Through Digital Storytelling. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.05 Abstract

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Multiple Identities of Media Labourers and Experiences of Creative Autonomy: An Empirical Investigation from a TV-Producer/Director’s Perspective

Author: Chairin An, University of Warwick, United Kingdom Email: C.R.An@warwick.ac.uk Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.04 Citation: An, C. (2016). Multiple Identities of Media Labourers and Experiences of Creative Autonomy: An Empirical Investigation from a TV-Producer/Director’s Perspective. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.04 Abstract This paper seeks to fill a gap between existing theories of cultural

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Women Are the Breadwinners and Men are the Homemakers: Gender Socialization in Culture, Society, and Education

Authors: Alexandria Almy & Elvira Sanatullova-Allison Email: elviraallison@gmail.com Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.03 Citation: Almy, A., & Sanatullova-Allison, E. (2016). Women Are the Breadwinners and Men are the Homemakers: Gender Socialization in Culture, Society, and Education. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.03 Abstract The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of gender

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The Influence of Gender Role Ideologies in Women’s Careers: A Look at Marianismo and Machismo in the Treatment Room

Author: Carmen Inoa Vazquez, New York University School of Medicine, United States of America Email: cinoavazquez@usa.net Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.02 Citation: Vazquez, C. I. (2016). The Influence of Gender Role Ideologies in Women’s Careers: A Look at Marianismo and Machismo in the Treatment Room. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.02 Abstract Global statistics document

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Occupy Central: Towards A Geography of Presence

Author: Edward Irons, Hong Kong Institute for Culture, Commerce and Religion, Hong Kong Email: edirons@aol.com Published: January 2016 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.01 Citation: Irons, E. (2016). Occupy Central: Towards A Geography of Presence. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1.01 Abstract Occupy Central was a 79-day experiment in urban identity. Occupy – the Umbrella Revolution of 2014 –

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: February 28, 2017 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.2.1 Articles Spotlight: Qatar Globalization’s Effect on Qatari Culture Ahmed Abdel Elshenawy, Monarch Business School, Switzerland Spotlight: Qatar Measuring Qatari Women’s Progress through Reactions to Online Behavior Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar, Virgina Commonwealth

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 1 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 1 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: September 30, 2016 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.2 Articles Murder and Emancipation: Agatha Christie and Critical Qualitative Methods Tim Appignani, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America The Rise of Popular Asceticism in Sinhalese Buddhist Culture:

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: January 2016 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.1.1 Articles Occupy Central: Towards A Geography of Presence Edward Irons, Hong Kong Institute for Culture, Commerce and Religion, Hong Kong The Influence of Gender Role Ideologies in Women’s Careers: A Look

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Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, PRC Holger Briel is an associate professor and Director of the Programme of Communication & Media Studies at Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, PRC. He holds a PhD in Cultural Theory from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and an MA in Comparative Literature from the University Michigan, USA. He also

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies solicits scholarship in the broad areas of culture, social development, the arts, digital communities, philosophy and similar. While much of the journal’s focus rests on Asia, it encourages contributions from all across the globe, thereby establishing links between intercultural and transcultural phenomena and analysing them. Asia

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies

Editor-in-Chief: Holger Briel ISSN: 2187-4905 DOI: 10.22492/ijcs Contact: ijcs@iafor.org The IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on cultural studies. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The first issue was

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