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Facets of Shi'ite Islam in contemporary Southeast Asia (II) : Malaysia and Singapore
The present paper is the sequel to the author's IDSS Working Paper "Facets of Shi'ite Islam in Contemporary Southeast Asia (I): Thailand and Indonesia". In an earlier IDSS Working Paper, the author has also tried to address ...
The many faces of political Islam
The paper argues that the multiple manifestations of political Islam are primarily determined by discrete contexts, that the vast majority of Islamist movements operate peacefully within constitutional constraints, and ...
Labour formation, identity, and resistance in HM Dockyard, Singapore (1921-1971)
For close on half a century, the British naval dockyard in Singapore was a prominent employer in the colony. The huge facility attracted migrant workers ...
Conjuring the tropical spectres : heavy metal, cultural politics in Singapore and Malaysia
The evolution of moral panics is dependent on the particular social context and the ability of certain issues to trigger concern within society. In this paper, the authors have employed a cross-comparative study of the ...
World Englishes today
(Blackwell Publishing, 2006)
Abstract not available.
An implemented description of Japanese : the Lexeed dictionary and the Hinoki treebank
In this paper we describe the current state of a new Japanese lexical resource: the Hinoki treebank. The treebank is built from dictionary definition sentences, and uses an HPSG based Japanese grammar to encode both syntactic ...
The Hinoki sensebank : a large-scale word sense tagged corpus of Japanese
Semantic information is important for precise word sense disambiguation system and the kind of semantic analysis used in sophisticated natural language processing such as machine translation, question answering, etc. There ...
Sentence comparison using robust minimal recursion semantics and an ontology
We design and test a sentence comparison method using the framework of Robust Minimal Recursion Semantics which allows us to utilise the deep parse information produced by Jacy, a Japanese HPSG based parser and the lexical ...
Evidence for phonological constraints on nuclear accent placement
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Evidence for phonological constraints on nuclear accent placement* JAMES GERMAN JANET PIERREHUMBERT STEFAN KAUFMANN Northwestern University Northwestern ...