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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 149–172.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Fang-chih Irene Yang Chinese Drama, a new genre produced for the Chinese language market (with China as the center), while rhetorically legitimized through Taiwanese economic nationalism, has to negotiate the divisions between Chineseness and Taiwaneseness aesthetically, expressed through...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... at the present moment. Is China's substantially marketized economy sufficient evidence of its abandonment of socialism? Is it a socialist market economy or marketized socialism? Is it a socialist state with “Chinese characteristics” or one without socialism? Would the continuation of economic reform lead...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the struggles of peasant workers in urban industrialized areas in order to make sense of the trope of “the unmaking” of the Chinese working class and the struggle of its own making in the global age. We argue that this discursive dyslexia of the language class has a tremendous effect...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 183–206.
Published: 01 May 2008
..., self-Orientalism in China stirred up heated debate. Some critics made vehement criticisms of Fifth Generation directors, accusing them of being cultural compradors selling commodified Chineseness in the West- ern market. This led almost spontaneously to advocating nationalism as a site...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 91–113.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to access foreign Web sites.6 I simply suggest that any new ‘‘joint venture’’ between a Chinese and a foreign academic insti- tution has the opportunity and obligation not to whitewash the disastrous effects of China’s market development, currently shielded by Communist Party propaganda as well...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 115.
Published: 01 May 2006
... to access foreign Web sites.6 I simply suggest that any new ‘‘joint venture’’ between a Chinese and a foreign academic insti- tution has the opportunity and obligation not to whitewash the disastrous effects of China’s market development, currently shielded by Communist Party propaganda as well...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
... guidelines. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 The State and the Market: Chinese TV Serials and the Case of Woju (Dwelling Narrowness) Ruth Y. Y. Hung In 2009, the TV serial drama Woju 蜗居 (Dwelling...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 1–13.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of the criteria for a suc- cessful career. Globalization and theory are two precious commodities in this business, even more so than in the United States. While an academic such as Wang Ning has done valuable service in bringing these commodi- ties into the Chinese academic market, what he says about...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... conceived by and for the powerful, and yet what could be more human than their apparently uneducated responses?13 This naturally intuited sense of right may reflect an unconscious stratum, structured like an unspoken language sedimented in Chinese cul- ture. The Confucian tradition does have...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 203–234.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of English traders of the time as code for the vast markets for opium in Asia.5 In this somewhat bizarre and arbitrary way, the narcotic enforces a movement between the subjective and the structural. London and the untapped Asian markets may here be likened to opposite ends of a Chinese fan, binding...
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boundary 2 (2018) 45 (3): 1–25.
Published: 01 August 2018
...-Chung . 2013 . Democracy on Trial: Social Movements and Cultural Politics in Post-Authoritarian Taiwan . Hong Kong : Chinese University of Hong Kong Press . Churchman Michael . 2011 . “ Confucius Institutes and Controlling Chinese Languages .” China Heritage Quarterly , no. 26 . http...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (2): 217–228.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... Neoliberalism says the individual going to the market is the alpha and omega of social order, and yet, like Big Science, it ignores the individual, just as Big Pharma does. Real science always remembers that even if, as Galileo argued, the language of the world is numbers, the counting begins...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (2): 217–238.
Published: 01 May 2007
.... Chinese scholars interested in early modernity also view Neo-Confucianism as a process of 224  boundary 2 / Summer 2007 internalization, secularization, rationalization, and individualization—cate- gories crucial to the advent of the modern individual and market-based civil society...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... This essay would have been unpublishable in Chinese during the expo; a jocular and derogatory reference to haibao in a Chineselanguage essay I wrote was allowed to be published, after some editorial reservation, because its author was foreign. There had been an early and somewhat desultory cam...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2008
... synonymous with merging into the global order of capitalism, are compelling the Chinese to give up this last sacred social space to market economy, subjecting education to industry or production for profit, reducing disciplinary programs and research, degrees, courses, and publications to commodities...
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boundary 2 (2006) 33 (2): 117–127.
Published: 01 May 2006
... vast land mass. The soil-bound Chinese people have long worked inside the borders. Thanks to economic reforms, Chinese people’s purchasing power has improved considerably, and the population of 1.3 bil- lion has turned a potential market into a real one. The middle class, the size of which...
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boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
... contradictoriness. For market-driven organizations like the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), this contemporary geo- imaginary space still evokes a kind of vaguely utopic global destiny, led I began working on this essay as a visiting scholar of cultural studies...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 125–153.
Published: 01 May 2011
... , the modern Chinese vernacular, offer important insights into the mission-encumbered language of China's present-day intellectual elite. As the critical exemplar of choice in intellectual China, Lu Xun's evocative formulations, together with his aspiration to transform hearts and minds through baihua , have...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (3): 159–178.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in Bob Dylan” opens into transnational dynamics, transcultural wariness, and post-Jeremaic aims of American cultural poetics and politics in contexts of globalization and Asia-Pacific differences. This essay develops from talks at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Hong Kong University...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 165–201.
Published: 01 February 2011
... Skinner’s integration of market system and regional system furnishes us with a fresh perspective to study Chinese market history, population history, and the history of Chinese cities. Skinner explains his research motives as follows: Most Chinese people think of the Chinese territory...