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The state and religious institutions in muslim societies
The institutional configurations of Islamic societies can be classified into two types, namely, differentiated social formations - societies in which religion and state occupy different space - and undifferentiated social ...
The Tablighi Jama'at movement in the southern provinces of Thailand today : networks and modalities
The Tablighi Jama'at is perhaps the biggest Muslim missionary movement in the world today and since its formation in Northern India in the earlier half of the 20th century it has spread itself worldwide and established its ...
Rohingya Muslims : Myanmar's forgotten people
The stateless Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar have been discriminated and excluded by consecutive governments since the 1960s, causing an exodus to Bangladesh, Pakistan, Thailand, Malaysia and other countries. The mounting ...
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 ...
Thinking the unthinkable : the modernization and reform of Islamic higher education in Indonesia
The reform and modernization of Higher Islamic Education has been an ongoing concern for many a Muslim-majority state since the advent of modern Islamic studies in the postcolonial era. Fraught with political and ...
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 ...
Extraction of attribute concepts from Japanese adjectives
We describe various syntactic and semantic conditions for finding abstractnouns which refer to concepts of adjectives from a text, in an attempt to explore the creation of a thesaurus from text. Depending on usages, six ...
Integration of a lexical type database with a linguistically interpreted corpus
We have constructed a large scale and detailed database of lexical types in Japanese from a treebank that includes detailed linguistic information. The database helps treebank annotators and grammar developers to share ...
Exploiting semantic information for HPSG parse selection
In this paper we present a framework for experimentation on parse selection using syntactic and semantic features. Results are given for syntactic features, dependency relations and the use of semantic classes.