1-20 of 274 Search Results for

urban

Sort by
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 113–127.
Published: 01 August 2015
... smart city modernity Still-City Crisis: Fujisawa Eco-­city, Energy, and the Urban Architecture of Crisis Tom Looser Nation building based on a concept of “disaster reduction” will become one...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 207–227.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Christopher Connery The 2010 Shanghai World Expo lasted from May 1 through October 31, 2010, and represented a tremendous mobilization of capital, human resources, and urban restructuring. It was in every respect a massive spectacle, giving its 70-plus million attendees (overwhelmingly from the PRC...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 87–91.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Wang Xiaoming; Lennet Daigle Among the consequences of China’s continued urbanization is a continued decline in the quantity of space and quality of life that cities provide for their less affluent residents. As both transportation rights and public gathering spaces disappear, the disadvantaged...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (3): 239–250.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Anustup Basu This essay is a critical evaluation of contemporary urban Hindutva in the light of Carl Schmitt's famous assertion that all liberal political concepts are transposed theological ones. Without agreeing with Schmitt's hard-right nationalism, one can see that from the discursive...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2009) 36 (3): 25–47.
Published: 01 August 2009
... contemporary poetries (Flarf, Rob Fitterman, Lisa Robertson) in which “discourses” (of Web commerce, nationalism, and urbanism, among others) function similarly as sites. But rather than merely assert such sites as stable frames of reference, contemporary poetry tends, often perversely and playfully...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (2): 1–11.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Murat Belge Turkey, like many Westernizing/modernizing societies, was for a long time ruled by an “enlightened” minority, composed of the urban intelligentsia and the bureaucracy. The military formed the backbone of this elite. From the end of the Second World War, a multiparty parliamentary system...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2015) 42 (3): 143–155.
Published: 01 August 2015
.... Decades later, an urban development project unearthed the unremembered and perhaps unwanted remains of a legion of Imperial Japanese soldiers. This essay explores the collaboration between the photographer Higa Toyomitsu and the material remains of the dead as they come together in a creative effort...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2014) 41 (1): 171–201.
Published: 01 February 2014
... that these open and dynamic microworlds continue to organize community life and leisure in particular ways, while defying the privatization of public space and the normative imperatives of neoliberal urban development in the postsocialist city. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 I thank Svetlana...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 7–52.
Published: 01 February 2011
... (due to class but also urban-rural and regional inequalities, among others) have assumed even greater sharpness. Despite important advances, in other words, serious problems remain—especially given continued claims to socialism. Uncertainty about the future remains as development has added new problems...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 75–85.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., urbanization and its discontents, and the work of Chinese cultural studies. Chinese intellectual politics urbanization revolutionary thought cultural studies Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 15–47.
Published: 01 May 2008
...- tegration of the commune system and the introduction of the “all-around responsibility system” (da baogan), villages no longer took responsibility for individuals. In cities, the reform of the employment system smashed the “iron bowl” of urban workers. Because rural communities and urban units were...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 49–73.
Published: 01 May 2008
.... In the 1980s, the main people expressing discontent were urban, and the reform of rural China was largely judged a success. While through- out the 1990s rural unrest intensified markedly, it was not until the publi- cation of Li’s letter that this crystallized into a new recognition within...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (1): 203–229.
Published: 01 February 2011
... fewer kinship ties with distant relatives and a greater emphasis on the ‘nuclear’ family unit of couple and children.”4 Goode’s argument has been challenged by a series of historical studies 2. A number of studies of family life in urban China have documented important changes in this respect...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2019) 46 (2): 163–188.
Published: 01 May 2019
... .” China Information 26 , no. 3 : 277 – 302 . Feng Guochuan . 2007 . “Yiwai taohuayuan: Chongqing fangdichan zhuangkuang baogao” [“Unexpected Paradise: A Report on Real Estate in Chongqing”] . Chengshi Zhongguo [Urban China, special issue on Chongqing] , no. 20 : 92 – 95 . Fewsmith...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2010) 37 (1): 91–126.
Published: 01 February 2010
... counterposed against traditional Asia vital during the era of Euro- pean colonialism—becomes challenged by visions of a modern(ized), and increasingly urbanized, region able to undertake self-representation in the world. Such visions are shared by both political and cultural actors in simi...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2007) 34 (1): 115–133.
Published: 01 February 2007
... and local voices, undeveloped characters, urban or rural hinterlands, drifting visual modes, narrative digressions, low-tech inscriptions of minor and mar- ginal communities, and a more fully dialectal warping of voice and angle of vision. Hence these films would be less available to global...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2003) 30 (1): 17–30.
Published: 01 February 2003
..., Theatersthe triad that I have chosen for the title of this essay—leaves out a fourth element that stands apart from the other three but that is inseparable from them: the ‘‘names’’ assigned to each 6808 boundar of these urban sites. And yet...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2008) 35 (2): 75–91.
Published: 01 May 2008
... of class is very acute for Chi- nese workers; however, the discourse of class is seriously subdued. The discourse of class has not only been displaced by the hegemonic project of neoliberal China, but it is also widely abhorred by the common people, not only the newly emerging urban middle class...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2002) 29 (2): 185–186.
Published: 01 May 2002
... 2002 Contributors Ryan Bishop is Senior Research Fellow in English Language and Literature and American Studies at the National University of Singapore. He is coauthor with Greg Clancey of ‘‘The City as Target in Postcolonial Urbanism: Southeast Asian Cities and Global Processes (ed...
Journal Article
boundary 2 (2011) 38 (2): 155–187.
Published: 01 May 2011
... to the website Danwei,1 allowed the drama to “slip through” its guidelines.2 Indeed, although at one point the SARFT criticized Woju for its “bone-­baring” directness about sex,3 1. Danwei, founded by Jeremy Goldkorn in 2003, is a website about media, advertising, and urban life in China. It uses...