568 China Review International: Vol. 16, No. 4, 2009 University of Manchester, reviews the work on the topic of scholars from outside of China. Finally, the book ends with a chapter by Zou Keyuan of the EAI in Singapore on South China Sea studies in China. Saw and Wong should be commended for their work in organizing this conference and producing this volume. The chapters in this book clearly suggest that while Chinese scholarship on Southeast Asia has increased and improved over the past three decades, it still has a long way to go. The scholars from outside of China who contributed to this volume are from fields--such as economics and politics--that, arguably, only engage society and culture to a limited degree. However, all the scholars are critical of the lack of depth in cultural and social knowledge about Southeast Asian societies on the part of their Chinese counterparts. Thus, one can only imagine what anthropologists might say. Nonetheless, the contributors to this volume express guarded optimism for the future. If positive developments do take place in the future in China, it will, in part, be because of this volume. By laying bare the weaknesses in the field
China Review International – University of Hawai'I Press
Published: Jul 13, 2009
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera