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Author: Georg Stauth

Afterword: Holism, Individualism, Secularism G eorg S tauth Department of Sociology University of Bielefeld I The modern politics of meaning is archaic in the sense that it implies an obvious drift towards coherence and reconciliation with the world of things and, more speci fi cally, a return

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Maznah Mohamad

ineffective counselling and reconciliation exercises (Nik Noriani, 2003:36–37). It would seem that Sya- riah is now being used extensively to confer special privileges to Muslim men by way of liberalising their options for marriage and divorce, rather than to incorporate more regulatory provisions in ensuring

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

Farah Deeba Chowdhury Th e Quest for Hizbut Tahrir in Indonesia 623 Burhanuddin Muhtadi ‘. . . And the Truth Shall Set You Free’: Confessional Trade-Off s and Community Reconciliation in East Timor 646 Ben Larke Kinship, Ethnic Segregation and Multiculturalism in Singapore: A Relational Study 677 Vincent

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

textbooks that gloss over Japanese wartime atrocities. This book addresses two sets of issues within a broad framework of reconciliation, which is used to demonstrate the way two former enemies attempt to reconcile the past. The fi rst is the history problem, which involves problems relating to the content

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

power and the tool violence, which clearly might be used to make resistance, but which is only one of several possible tools. Gandhian non-violence then is another possibility. For Gandhi, non-violence is a struggle against both violence and power, in an attempt to reach both reconciliation and truth

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: David M. Jones

for such competing understandings to be reconciled in the actual practice of dynastic politics? For, in the actual practice of dynastic rule, at least from the Ming period, the Taoist-legalist ideal synthesised with a Confucian scholar bureaucracy. Such a remarkable reconciliation of contrary

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Budiawan

.24 Now, Gus Dur's new administration permits them to return home and to regain their Indonesian citizenship, if they wish. 41 This decision prompted more public controversy. Human rights activists contend that it is a necessary part of national reconciliation, which is inseparable from the

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

462 Why the Madurese? • 463 10 Those who did not opt for a resettlement location got a lump sum to fi nd a new place on their own, which in practice meant that they moved to a new loca- tion in or around the capital. warfare. After the strife has run its course, reconciliation takes place and

In: Asian Journal of Social Science
Author: Olle Tornquist

be more realistic. There are too many players in the coun- try’s economic and political arena who could be involved in past wrong- doings; therefore we can’t treat them as enemies. The coalition agreement should contain a spirit of reconciliation with the past.” 9 The second and increasingly weak Gus

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

traditions. Because of this, Lee argues, Koreans have undying faith in their ‘oneness’ as a nation. The recent inter-Korean movement towards reconciliation and possible reuniŽ cation conŽ rms the power of culture. This excellent book, however, is not without its problems. The author sets herself the task of

In: Asian Journal of Social Science