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Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... This chapter is a study of Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests that...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Michelle Cliff’s Clare Savage novels as an attempt to initiate a new time for the Jamaican people who inhabit a place that has been deformed by the temporal calculations and technologies of colonial sugar capital and postcolonial tourist capital. Cliff suggests that the revival of precolonial history and...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
...17   OHLS LEE Seung Woo Back’s Blow Up (2005–2007) Touristic Fantasy, Photographic Desire, and Catastrophic North Korea When an explosive number of South Korean citizens began traveling to North Korea in the late 1990s, these unprecedented physical encounters between the two Koreas...
Published: 18 June 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375609-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7560-9
... This chapter discusses the later life trajectories of the tour guides up until 2013 and their ongoing struggles with work, freedom, and subjectivity as they continue or end their work translating nature for Japanese tourists. The guides maintain an ambivalent relationship with these ideas as...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... with sentimental, humanist campaigns” and the ways in which the advertising industry negotiates capitalism under neoliberalism to articu- late itself as a platform for popular sentiments and critical sites of contestation, so- cial values, and representational politics in public discourse while...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
...PArt II China’s Creative Industries and IPr Offenses ONE    TWO    THREE    FOUR    FIVE    SIX    SEVEN    EIGHT    NINE Cultural Policy, Intellectual Property rights, and Cultural tourism Throughout the history of capitalism, legal and policy supports have been essential for...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... capitalist city,5 the many walks of life, human feelings, and spatial practices of Pattaya are sum- marized in terms of extremity. Obviously the two cities project two different sets of desires: Hong Kong invites transnational capital, while Pattaya seduces global tourists seeking exotic but highly...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... ownership. As this book is primarily a critique of creativity being incorporated into the apparatus of late capitalism, I would like to conclude with a commitment to the logic of culture, which should be built on relations instead of possessions. For this I will continue to investigate the meaning of...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... more responsible commentators are talking about legacy. There are high hopes, particularly of the tourist industry, but also foreign investment based on an improved national image. Then there is the expectation that the practical experience and psychological impact of organizing a successful...
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By Laikwan Pang
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... The Rise of the Creative Class, 88. 18 See Boltanski and Chiapello, The New Spirit of Capitalism; Rossiter, Organized Networks. 19 See Ross, No Collar. 20 McRobbie, “Clubs to Companies.” 21 Wayne, Marxism and Media Studies, 6–37. 22 Christopherson, “The Divergent Worlds of New Media...
... PArt II China’s Creative Industries and IPr Offenses ONE    TWO    THREE    FOUR    FIVE    SIX    SEVEN    EIGHT    NINE Cultural Policy, Intellectual Property rights, and Cultural tourism Throughout the history of capitalism, legal and policy supports have been essential...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... in a rather heated conversation. One looked like the all-­American tourist and the other appeared to be an Arab vendor. As the prosperous-­looking tourist walked ­toward us, we heard him describe the other man to his wife as a “sand nigger.” We had not heard that par­tic­u­lar expression...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... reinvention of Korean cuisine to meet the demands and expectations of foreign consumers. Sidney Mintz’s argument that na- tional cuisines worldwide are being transformed into “tourist artifacts”9 is particularly true of Korea’s culinary heritage, which is being commodified for display and consumption...
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By Laikwan Pang
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... quickly disillusioned with workplace democracy.19 It is also argued that in the creative economy production and consumption merge, and those participat- ing increasingly organize and understand their lives according to late capital- ist logic. There is a particular “club culture” lifestyle associated...
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By Laikwan Pang
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... California Press, 2006. Amin, Samir. Obsolescent Capitalism: Contemporary Politics and Global Disorder, trans. Patrick Camiller. London: Zed, 2003. Andreas, Joel. Rise of the Red Engineers: The Cultural Revolution and the Origins of China’s New Class. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... backward because it makes copies. From the perspective of the West, the Ferrari incident reflects China’s cur- rent international image and its ambiguous position in the global economy. China has been stigmatized as the bootlegging capital of the world, a stereo- type that the international...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377825-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7782-5
... standoff between Moscow and Tatarstan's capital city, Kazan. 1 Because Tatarstan was targeted for a new nuclear power station in the I980s, anti-nuclear mobilization once again provides a lens through which to view the emergence of nationalism in the region. As elsewhere, the nuclear power issue...
Published: 01 January 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377610-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7761-0
.... Whether it be province, capital, or country, the citation of names is· a basic and ubiquitous strategy in the evocation of place. Not only the tides, the texts too have an abundance-at times, an overabundance-of geographic appellations: Paris, London, Berlin, Venice, Rome, Florence, Manchester...
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By Banning Eyre
Published: 27 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375425-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7542-5
... In this chapter, Mapfumo moves to the capital city—then Salisbury, now Harare—to join the family of his mother, step-father, and step-siblings. In the context of simmering nationalist rebellion, teenaged Mapfumo becomes a singer, at first covering rock ’n’ roll hits with a series of local bands...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... Canada, Canadians, 228, 244 and, 4; on photography, 13n7, 103, 191n8, capitalism, capitalists, 199, 206, 224; adver- 401, 405n22; punctum and, 103, 405n22; tising and, 338, 344, 345, 350, 358; Asian “referential illusion” and, 149; on studium, American workers and, 233; Chinese, 234...