This book, the first scholarly publication in the West to provide detailed documentation of modern life in contemporary Tibet, presents the cutting-edge field work carried out by an interdisciplinary group of researchers studying caste, pop music, media, painting, education, economics, childbirth and environment in Tibetan communities today.Notes from the Field on Cultural and Social Change International Association for Tibetan Studies. ... topics, ranging from issues as broad as international affairs to those as narrow as the financial concerns of truck drivers. ... competitiveness provided the momentum for a massive expansion of network infrastructure between 1993 and 1996 (Hartford 2000: 255-6). The full-scale wiring of China was thus less a product of private sector considerations than of aa state-centric strategya foranbsp;...
|Title||:||Proceedings of the Tenth Seminar of the IATS, 2003. Volume 11: Tibetan Modernities|
|Author||:||International Association for Tibetan Studies. Seminar|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2008-05-31|