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those seeking to understand how Malaysian museums and memorials serve hegemonic power, and to see that there can be cracks in that edifice where more pluralistic voices and views have begun to emerge. References Mitchell, Don (1996). The Lie of the Land. Migrant workers and the California

feels it is important to underline “the subjective nature of making value judgments of particular forms of sexuality […] Any aesthetic distinction is based on subjective views yet acquires hegemonic power in a given context” (p. 33). Symbolic subversion becomes about resistance to the effects of

fight against the hegemonic power of the West, especially the United States. Under this rationale, the authors invite all Muslims to start using the internet for dakwah . A sizeable part of the book is devoted to basic technical know-how needed to create online profiles and manage online dakwah content

vital feature of the text. Maps and mapmaking belong to a mode of discourse that often functions to structure and symbolize hegemonic power. Ondaatje’s travel account, however, portrays earlier cartographic representations of the island as incomplete and indeterminate, “translations” (63). The map topos

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

compared to that of Japan, historically and demographically China has been the hegemonic power in East Asia and it is likely to return to that “normal” status by the second decade of the coming century. China’s land mass, its relative richness in natural resources, and the scale of youth of its population

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

’. Boy, was I wrong! It quickly brought back that lesson, ‘Every idea in good currency is up for colonisation’. And it has hegemonic power. Before I knew it, ‘Liveable Cities’ became just another form of developmentalism. It is still about the same forms of material outcomes. There is no talk about

In: Asian Journal of Social Science

price agreement. Mean- while, being the hegemonic power within the capitalist system, the US pressured the Japanese government to reduce its massive balance of payments surplus. Subsequently, the Yen was forced up (Electronic Business, 01/01/87: 64-65). Until 1985 despite the global downturn that

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their operations to bene fi t from particular institutions seek to retain them” (Hall and Soskice, 2001:57). 5. According to Susan Strange, “the very sources of US hegemonic power — its unrivalled military capabilities, its capacity through the acceptability of the dol- lar to borrow abroad but in its

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's historical legitimacy. This history, however, has not necessarily been swept into the shadows with the fall of Suharto. It is not because Suharto has a huge number of loyalists who insist on sustaining that history, neither is it because of the hegemonic power of that history. The official New Order

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-violent movements relate to a tradition formulated by Mohandas K. Gandhi, the person who created the concept of “non- violent resistance” or “ satyagraha ” (Gandhi, 1999). My interest lies in polit- ical non-violent movements, which make claims to contest a dominant or hegemonic power, and act within a society

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