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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 209–217.
Published: 01 May 2019
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 135–163.
Published: 01 February 2011
... imperialist powers and the ruling native class. This struggle for the people's socioeconomic rights continues in the age of globalization, as Chinese workers' are increasingly deprived of their security and well-being. © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Unless otherwise noted, all translations are...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 255–262.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery Contemporary Chinese rock musician Xu Duo discusses his evolution as an artist and the genesis of his commitment to socially engaged, worker-oriented art and music. He discusses his role in the New Worker Art Troupe, including activities in and around the Migrant Workers Home in...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 107–124.
Published: 01 May 2008
... without saying that the Chinese peasantry is triply abused and exploited. First, it is the main source of cheap labor for foreign and joint adventures. Second, recruiting workers from the rural population makes it possible for those enterprises to exploit the peasants in a double way...
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boundary 2 (2017) 44 (2): 157–186.
Published: 01 May 2017
.... This essay makes clear how colonial activities, including employing anthropological knowledge as a tool of control, were often legitimized by the state and the intellectual as efforts of “nation building.” The legacy of Chinese colonialism of the frontier—as well as its continuing impact—is reflected...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
... Chinese people’s moral stan- dards and social values, especially those belonging to white-collar­ workers and city dwellers. Author Xiao Fuxing offers a typical characterization of the serial drama: Woju is “a sting aimed at reality”; it reveals the “cruel destruc- tion imposed on a generation of a...
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boundary 2 (2001) 28 (3): 19–60.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Arif Dirlik Postmodernism and Chinese History Arif Dirlik This essay considers questions raised by postmodernism with spe- cific reference to issues in the historiography of China. If I spend more time working through...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 235–239.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Factory assembly line Chinese workers global capitalism ...
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boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 189–191.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Christopher Connery As a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, Wang Hui’s proposals give indications of the practical, policy-oriented side of this important contemporary intellectual. One proposal addresses deficiencies in rural education, a major obstacle to social...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... American tobacco make inroads into the Chinese market, economists such as Xue attack what he has popularized as the “iron bowl principle”—that is, the remuneration of workers regard- less of productivity. Another author, more direct, described egalitarianism as the major enemy of progress—even of...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 133–187.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Translation Bureau of the Communist Party of China, who has written extensively on questions of economics and philosophy. The dialogue was initiated at the invitation of Professor Li when Professor Arif Dirlik of the Chinese University of Hong Kong was a visiting scholar with the Contemporary Marxism...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (3): 27–65.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Sebastian Veg This article attempts to bring a new perspective to the debate on Chinese modernism and, in so doing, to reflect on the idea of modernism itself. Rather than opposing European “high modernists” and an early twentieth-century Chinese literature defined by Enlightenment and nineteenth...
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boundary 2 (2020) 47 (4): 25–61.
Published: 01 November 2020
... programs are remnants of the ideological, national, and economic wars of the previous century, the boundary separating them is permeable. Jiang Rong 姜 戎’s prizewinning novel, Wolf Totem 《狼图腾》, helps us see this porosity. Wolf Totem is the first “Chinese Cultural Revolution” (fictional) memoir written...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
...) a vision of contemporary and future Chinese and global urbanism, as well as signifying to the world, as the Beijing Olympics had done, China's massive presence in the global arena. Ideologically, its thematics of material and architectural innovation, sustainability, harmoniousness, urban order...
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boundary 2 (2009) 36 (1): 183–210.
Published: 01 February 2009
... received clearly in the Soviet Union. Khrushchev’s impulsive removal of the Soviet advisors in the summer of 1960, following what he thought was particularly insulting Chinese behavior at a meeting of Workers’ Parties in Bucharest, led to a steady decline in relations, which reached a further depth...
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boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Yunxiang Yan This article reveals that in response to the dramatic social changes since the 1949 revolution, Chinese rural families have undergone a process of profound transformation, which I refer to as the “individualization of the family.” This transformation took place at two interlocking yet...
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boundary 2 (2014) 41 (2): 165–196.
Published: 01 May 2014
... Chinese studies at the University of Adelaide, Australia. In his semi- autobiography, Gao challenges official verdicts on Mao’s Cultural Revolution and asserts that the political movement allowed Mao to experiment with a non-Soviet­ form of industry program that benefited millions of workers. 13...
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boundary 2 (2016) 43 (3): 253–286.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Tani Barlow This article argues that the polymath Marxist philosopher and Communist Party apparatchik Qu Qiubai, who established sociology in the Chinese Marxist tradition by organizing the Sociology Department at Shanghai University in 1930, proposed that “society” was the sine qua non of human...
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boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Human Rights in China, March 22, 2005. Stories of death in the dormitories of China’s workers proclaim epochal tidings of the life struggles of a new worker-subject in China, the peasant-worker, or dagongmei/zai in Chinese, whose class subjectivity is Unless otherwise indicated...
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boundary 2 (2005) 32 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 May 2005
... they are exposed to the public. Such jobs are better paying than those in small factories, which are given to migrant workers from elsewhere, including the Philippines and Indonesia.21 The versatile institutional status of Korean Chinese demonstrates the unstable temporality of the new Korean...