Abstract no. 202

This paper is based on a two-year fieldwork in the Shaolin Temple, China, and informed by the theory of structural functionalism. Our aim has been to understand the transition of the Shaolin kungfu from tradition to modernity, placing the accent on the continuity of...

Abstract no. 61

This study described the social dynamics of Filipino social drinking, or “tagay”. Specifically, it aimed to answer the following objectives: (1) define tagay as a distinct drinking culture, looking into social considerations, gender-related interactions,...