Religions, Regionalism, and Globalization in Asia

The articles included in this compendium were selected from papers originally delivered during the 5th International Conference of the Ateneo Center for Asian Studies held last February 2008.* With the theme “Religions, Regionalism, and Globalization in Asia,” the conference papers discussed the various dimensions of Asian religions as these affect the political, economic, cultural, social, environmental and ecological fabric of Asian life. The selected papers constitute the different perspectives from which the ideas of regionalism, nationalism, globalization, and identity formation were affected by, and were influential to, the different facets of Asian religions.

The Politics of Islam in Aceh
Ma. Theresa R. Milallos

Western Globalization versus dar-ul Islam: Issues and Reactions from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Mindanao
Mark Stephen Williams

Migrants and the Catholic Church in Japan: Filipino Communities in the Tokyo Archdiocese
Takefumi Terada

The Influence of Religions on the Corporate Culture of Global Companies in Asia
Felix Chan Lim and Betty Dee Makani-Lim

Staged Aesthetics and Politics of Ramayana in the Philippines and Other Cultural Routes
Basilio Esteban S. Villaruz

The Phallus Penetrates Tourist Places and Markets in Bali: How Hinduism and Commercialism Interact
Judith F. Balares Salamat

Author/Publisher: Ateneo Center for Asian Studies
Place and date: Quezon City, 2010
Distributor: Ateneo de Manila University Press