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Peter Thomas Zabielskis

Associate Professor
Sociology
University of Macau
Macao

Peter Thomas Zabielskis

Biography

Peter Thomas ZABIELSKIS received his Bachelor's degree from Oberlin College. He earned his Master's degree and Ph.D. in Anthropology from New York University.

Research Interest

Southeast Asia and Malaysia; overseas Chinese; civil society; anthropology of space, place, art, architecture, and urban development; heritage preservation; religion; postcolonialism; popular culture; ethnographic and documentary media/film

Publications

  • Zabielskis P. The Environment with Chinese Characteristics: Implications for Policy, Governance, and Political Change. GSTF Journal of Law and Social Sciences (JLSS). 2012 Dec 1;2(1):99.

  • Wang W, Zabielskis P. Making friends, making money: Macau’s traditional VIP casino system. Global gambling: Cultural perspectives on gambling organizations. 2010:113-43.

  • Zabielskis P. Towards a moral ecology of the city: A new form of place-based identity and social action in Penang, Malaysia. International Development Planning Review. 2008 Sep 1;30(3):267-91.

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