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The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies ed. by David Jones, Michele Marion (review)

The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies ed. by David Jones, Michele Marion (review) BOOK NOTES The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies. Edited by David Jones and Michele Marion. SUNY Series in Asian Studies Development. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. Pp. 271. isbn 978-1-438-45191-6. Jarrod W. Brown University of Hawai`i brownjw@hawaii.edu The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies, edited by David Jones and Michele Marion, is a rich collection of essays that emerged from the work of participants in the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP), a joint effort of the EastWest Center and the University of Hawai`i, and this volume is in part a a celebration of more than twenty years of the program. The essays illustrate a number of approaches to education and Asian studies from the perspective of interaction. The book demonstrates the breadth of the work the done by ASDP participants and suggests ways to approach Asia that are relational and dynamic. The editors and contributors are successful in having produced a work that offers a survey of themes and issues for those wishing to incorporate Asian perspectives into their own projects. Each essay presents a clear window into the approaches of other thinkers and disciplines, and this makes most of the essays http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Philosophy East and West University of Hawai'I Press

The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies ed. by David Jones, Michele Marion (review)

Philosophy East and West , Volume 65 (4) – Oct 23, 2015

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BOOK NOTES The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies. Edited by David Jones and Michele Marion. SUNY Series in Asian Studies Development. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2014. Pp. 271. isbn 978-1-438-45191-6. Jarrod W. Brown University of Hawai`i brownjw@hawaii.edu The Dynamics of Cultural Counterpoint in Asian Studies, edited by David Jones and Michele Marion, is a rich collection of essays that emerged from the work of participants in the Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP), a joint effort of the EastWest Center and the University of Hawai`i, and this volume is in part a a celebration of more than twenty years of the program. The essays illustrate a number of approaches to education and Asian studies from the perspective of interaction. The book demonstrates the breadth of the work the done by ASDP participants and suggests ways to approach Asia that are relational and dynamic. The editors and contributors are successful in having produced a work that offers a survey of themes and issues for those wishing to incorporate Asian perspectives into their own projects. Each essay presents a clear window into the approaches of other thinkers and disciplines, and this makes most of the essays

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