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Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... Early Chinese settlers in Mexico were considered intruders with no place in the revolutionary struggle. Today, Mexican newspapers continue to describe the adverse national impact of obscure Chinese business networks. Image-conscious officials are therefore reluctant to support trade fairs...
Published: 10 December 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376088-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7608-8
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... within the new regimes plans for its phar ma ceu ti cal sector. The later medicalization of fauna in the form of medicinal farming and novel drug therapies neverthe- less depended on this early turn to pharmacy as a prominent state interest, linked as it was to the concept of merging Chinese and...
Published: 09 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021360-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2136-0
... global reach and thus the ways in which many other diasporas have come into being. (Here I am thinking about the Indian, Chinese, Arab, and early Jew- ish diasporas in the New World.) Peter Linebaugh and Marcus Rediker s rather useful metaphor of the many-headed hydra is apt for thinking the 26 The...
Published: 02 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021223-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2122-3
...A new cinema of the Ca rib bean is emerging, joining the com pany of the other Third Cinemas. It is related to, but dif er ent from, the vibrant film and other forms of visual repre sen ta tion of the Afro­ Caribbean (and Asian) blacks of the diasporas of the West, the new postcolonial subjects...
Published: 30 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012436-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1243-6
...fou r ARCHIVES OF DIASPORA Gauri Gill s The Americans Every day the urge grows stronger to get hold of an object at very close range by means of its likeness, its reproduction. Walter Benjamin, Illuminations On a bitterly cold and windswept January night, I squeezed into a narrow elevator in an...
Published: 06 September 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478003472-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0347-2
... renovated traditionalisms. Chinese art produced by artists of the diaspora, sometimes second and third generation, not national but civilizational in orientation. Worldly con temporary art, without specifically Chinese characteristics, global in its orientations. This chart offers a provisional mapping of...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... opportunities and threats into twenty-three city blocks. Commercial networking underpinned the economic and social security of indentured Chinese workers and other migrants in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Today their descendants are pioneering the expansion of social networks to mainland China and...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
..., manufacturing, and service sectors. In both countries, Chinese diasporas are reconnecting with mainland China, generating internal pressure for official engagement with the People’s Republic of China. To conceptualize these overlapping transnational phenomena requires unifying themes that cut across...
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... of modern images and sounds for transpacific diasporic Chinese audiences. Film musicals in this era built upon prewar conventions and further cemented the equation between femininity and lyrical expression. They also developed in new directions, within the context of a vibrant, polyglot culture of...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... improve this situation, Mexican small business associations, manufacturing groups, and entrepreneurs in the Chinese diaspora argue that the federal government should more actively support public-private partnerships to connect suppliers, exporters, and importers. Others disagree, arguing that the trust...
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By Liz P. Y. Chee
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... animal parts. Chinese medicinals Conclusion / 163 were a significant source of foreign exchange income for the regime from the 1950s onward, given the increasing wealth of the Chinese diaspora in the same period, and the continuing willingness to buy animal- derived products from the mainland. That such...
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By Adrian H. Hearn
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... is forcing public, private, and civic sectors to interact in new ways. In Cuba, nascent trade and investment agreements with China have provoked a grudging awareness that uncompromising state control is poorly suited to post–Cold War rationalism. In Mexico, unrelenting Chinese commercial competition...
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By Liz P. Y. Chee
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021353-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2135-3
... challenged critiques by conservationists as Western, despite a growing movement for animal conservation in China, among the Chinese diaspora, and within the realm of Chinese medicine itself.12 The announcement by China s State Council in 2018 that it would even lift its ban on the medical use of farmed...
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By Hentyle Yapp
Published: 12 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013068-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1306-8
... Art in China: The Case of He Chengyao. In Subversive Strategies in Con temporary Chinese Art, edited by Mary Bittner Wiseman and Liu Yuedi, 171 90. Leiden: Brill, 2011. Manalansan, Martin. Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003. Manning, Erin. The...
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By Mayfair Yang
Published: 15 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009245-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... Place in Con- temporary Wenzhou. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Cao, Nanlai. 2013. Renegotiating Locality and Morality in a Chinese Religious Diaspora: Wenzhou Christian Merchants in Paris, France. Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 14, no. 1: 85 101. Carlitz, Katherine. 1994. Desire...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379010-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7901-0
... and of discontinuous "origins") or from the Chinese diaspora in other parts of Asia, such as Malaysia or Singapore, and they have a heterogeneous profile that includes male and female assembly and service-sector workers as well as "middle-class" professionals and business elites.12 Further, once...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374589-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7458-9
... insulated Chinese electronics, automobiles, and appliances from Cuba’s ubiquitous informal sector and enabled the phased liberalization of associated markets. But state micromanagement has also impeded creative partnerships between independent actors, limiting opportunities for investment, employment, and...
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By Erin Y. Huang
Published: 28 February 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009108-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0910-8
.... Cartier, Carolyn. Diaspora and Social Restructuring in Postcolonial Malaysia. In The Chinese Diaspora: Space, Place, Mobility, and Identity, edited by Laurence J. C. Ma and Carolyn Cartier, 69 96. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2003. Cartier, Carolyn. Restructuring Urban Space: The Mall in Mix...
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By Farzaneh Hemmasi
Published: 10 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012009-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1200-9
... Central Asia. Dance Research Journal 38 (1 2): 137 162. Shiau, Hong- Chi. 2009. Migration, Nostalgia and Identity Negotiation: Teresa reFerences 233 Teng in the Chinese Diaspora. International Journal of Chinese Culture and Management 2 (3): 263 275. Shryock, Andrew. 2004. In the Double...