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Guest Editors' Introduction: Inter-Asian Capital Circulations, Cultural Transformations, and Methodological Positions

Guest Editors' Introduction: Inter-Asian Capital Circulations, Cultural Transformations, and... Inter-­ sian Capital Circulations, Cultural Transformations, and Methodological Positions Kimberly Kay Hoang, Jessica Cobb, and Ya-­ en Lei This issue, “Decentering ‘Globalized’ Asia,” highlights the work of rising scholars whose research provides new perspectives on the multidimensional transformations occurring in East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Drawing inspiration from the Social Science Research Council’s 2008 call to take seriously inter-­ sian connections, this issue crosses traditional area studA ies boundaries to create a new dialogue within Asian studies. The authors provide empirical evidence of cross-­ order exchanges that produce diverse forms of urban development, governance, modes of inclusion and exclusion, and social protest. The pieces shift Asia to the center of innovative scholarship on the changing geography of global culture, economy, and politics by describing how cross-­ order transformations play out at the regional, national, and local levels. Over the last two decades, Asian studies has worked to free itself from positions 25:4  doi 10.1215/10679847-­4188338 Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press Published by Duke University Press positions the gaze of Western niche scholarship through a process of “decolonization” and “deimperialization” (Chen 2010). Following Edward Soja’s (1989) call for a postmodern geography that rejects “deep logics” and constructs http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png positions asia critique Duke University Press

Guest Editors' Introduction: Inter-Asian Capital Circulations, Cultural Transformations, and Methodological Positions

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Inter-­ sian Capital Circulations, Cultural Transformations, and Methodological Positions Kimberly Kay Hoang, Jessica Cobb, and Ya-­ en Lei This issue, “Decentering ‘Globalized’ Asia,” highlights the work of rising scholars whose research provides new perspectives on the multidimensional transformations occurring in East Asia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Drawing inspiration from the Social Science Research Council’s 2008 call to take seriously inter-­ sian connections, this issue crosses traditional area studA ies boundaries to create a new dialogue within Asian studies. The authors provide empirical evidence of cross-­ order exchanges that produce diverse forms of urban development, governance, modes of inclusion and exclusion, and social protest. The pieces shift Asia to the center of innovative scholarship on the changing geography of global culture, economy, and politics by describing how cross-­ order transformations play out at the regional, national, and local levels. Over the last two decades, Asian studies has worked to free itself from positions 25:4  doi 10.1215/10679847-­4188338 Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press Published by Duke University Press positions the gaze of Western niche scholarship through a process of “decolonization” and “deimperialization” (Chen 2010). Following Edward Soja’s (1989) call for a postmodern geography that rejects “deep logics” and constructs

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Published: Nov 1, 2017

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