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By June Hee Kwon
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... migrant workers entrepreneurs neoliberalism economic development (China) ...
Book Chapter

By June Hee Kwon
Published: 13 October 2023
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
...Dreaming Anew This chapter explores the rapid urbanization and economic development of Yanbian, China, a remarkable change driven by the flow of remittances from South Korea. It also examines the way that internal migration, of both Korean Chinese and Han Chinese within China, intersects...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... in the new era of the post–Korean Wind. migrant workers entrepreneurs neoliberalism economic development (China) ...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... This chapter explores the rapid urbanization and economic development of Yanbian, China, a remarkable change driven by the flow of remittances from South Korea. It also examines the way that internal migration, of both Korean Chinese and Han Chinese within China, intersects...
Published: 13 October 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027461-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2746-1
... The introduction contextualizes the rise of Korean Chinese borderland dreams in Yanbian, China, through “winds” of migration—the Market Wind, the North Korean Wind, the Soviet Wind, and the (South) Korean Wind—unique local periodizations of recent history, following the economic reforms...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This chapter examines hydropower development on Southwest China’s Nu River. Drawing on the notion of the moral economy, I illustrate how different constituent groups—including government agencies and hydropower corporations, nongovernmental organizations, and communities facing displacement...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... Tibetan in China today. Tibet Buddhism pastoralism neoliberal subjectivity ...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
...Structural Reconfigurations This chapter examines hydropower development on Southwest China’s Nu River. Drawing on the notion of the moral economy, I illustrate how different constituent groups—including government agencies and hydropower corporations, nongovernmental organizations...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375715-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7571-5
... urban variation that is emerging in fast-growing economies like India and China. First, the shape and trim of Gurgaon is not that of a single city but a collection of mini cities. Second, the character of Gurgaon appears defined more by other places than by its surroundings. Third, the city is gradually...
Series: Console-ing Passions
Published: 12 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373902-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7390-2
... of lifestyle programming in China Taiwan, and India, as well as the cultural economy of genres and formats in these sites. Combining policy analysis with institutional and historical snapshots, interviews with industry staffers, and mapping of television schedules and ratings, we outline the political...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... in the early twentieth century, focusing especially on interwar Shanghai, China. Cigarettes and jazz were both big business in Shanghai and they spun together to the fast beats of global capitalism and imperialism. The British American Tobacco Company made China its largest outpost by the 1920s; Shanghai held...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
..., and their desires. All of these elements have been shaped in the aftermath of what is generally labeled the postsocialist era, which includes China’s entry into the World Trade Organization and its subsequent intensive capitalist take-off. The essay examines the imbrication of three related forces in workers’ lives...
Published: 05 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374022-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7402-2
... This chapter uses Liu Zhenyun’s 2007 novel Wo jiao Liu Zhenyun [ I Am Liu Yuejin ] to reflect on shifting understandings of society and identity in contemporary China. The novel follows a migrant worker in contemporary Beijing, who finds himself caught up in a complicated set of overlapping...
Published: 17 November 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388654-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8865-4
Series: ANIMA: Critical Race Studies Otherwise
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027447-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2744-7
..., and the inextricable interchange between registers of disability and race become evident. Tracing the provenance of opium in Down’s clinic, the chapter turns to China’s “own” engagements with opium and its uses for forms of sustenance and resistance. The final section engages the slow, disabled figure within US toxic...
Series: Power Play: Games, Politics, Culture
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9396-1
... by manufacturing routes that include extractive mining in Africa, processing factories in Malaysia and southern China, and innovations in Japan. The speakers also consider how their own games have sought to combat imperial structures through historical reckoning and decolonization. For these game makers, games can...