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Published: 01 March 2013
worsening ubiquitous corruption and inequality. Patriotic TV programs depicting the founding of the “New China” have not lost their attraction. (Photos top to bottom: Yunnan Province and Hunan Province) Figures 3 and 4 . Portraits of late Communist Party leaders are still common decorations in the homes More
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apart many former cultural spaces. In the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province, some locals believe that excessive mining in recent years angered the mountain god and caused the disastrous earthquake in 2010. (Photo: Qinghai Province) Figure 9 . “Man will triumph over nature” was a More
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Published: 01 March 2013
rural China there are increasing numbers of adherents of so-called underground churches ( dixia jiaohui ), sometimes also called “house churches” ( jiating jiaohui ). (Photo: Hunan Province) Figure 5 . Some observers have noted that the spread of Christianity is more vigorous today than at the peak of More
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Published: 01 March 2013
of the people,” as Karl Marx asserted, but it still, in some cases, sees it as a potential source of instability. (Photo: Hainan Province) Figure 6 . In many ways, searching for the vestiges of traditional Chinese society is still easier in rural areas than in big cities, where life is increasingly More
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Published: 01 March 2013
: Shanxi Province) Figure 1 . When China took its first post-1949 census in 1953, its population was 582 million, of which more than 85 percent were peasant farmers. Sixty years later, its population has grown to over 1.3 billion, with approximately 50 percent, the majority of which are peasant framers More
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Published: 01 March 2013
friends to sing along with a music video using a microphone for entertainment purpose). The often unappealing planning and architecture of county seats does not stop villagers from migrating to them in search of a better life. (Photo: Hunan Province) Figure 2 . County seats are the closest and most More
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Published: 01 March 2013
of the twentieth century, the government had been steadily reducing the number of village elementary schools, at a rate of thousands of schools per year. Substitute teachers ended up cast off after years of dedicated and low-paid service. This school, in a mountain hamlet in Yunnan Province, has only More
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Published: 01 March 2013
or move into a new apartment in town. (Photo: Shaanxi Province) Figure 10 . Preserving historical architecture and communities is a complicated issue, because in the past the government's policy of redeveloping the old town areas (laocheng gaizao) simply meant replacing old houses with new ones More
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (1): 42–52.
Published: 01 March 2013
... worsening ubiquitous corruption and inequality. Patriotic TV programs depicting the founding of the “New China” have not lost their attraction. (Photos top to bottom: Yunnan Province and Hunan Province) Figures 3 and 4 . Portraits of late Communist Party leaders are still common decorations in the homes...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 2014
... seeing only sky and water. The point of overlap between the portraits and the Mayflower seascapes is Dorothy May Bradford ( fig. 4 ), the wife of separatist leader William Bradford. She jumped to her death from the Mayflower into the shallow waters of the Province-town harbor. I imagined her in that...
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Cultural Politics (2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
... earth, where the human abode reaches its limits, and where the logos [as the relation of nature and history] preserves its native grounding. This edge is generally called a province. Only the province assures the containment of the center. (Robert Pogue Harrison 1992: 245–6 ) Heidegger saw...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 274–276.
Published: 01 July 2020
... media lab (78). Labs, Parikka notes, aren’t just the province of scientists. Thanks to programs like digital humanities, they’ve sprung back up in the arts, too. By studying how these institutions manufacture and circulate “imaginaries” of media, Parikka argues that we can bring the “asynchronous nature...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 262–274.
Published: 01 November 2014
... intellectual and imaginative resources for the present conjuncture. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 cosmopolitanism European culture complexity cultural diversity More than ever before, there are things in the world that would like to be said. —Elias Canetti, The Human Province In...
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Cultural Politics (2021) 17 (1): 17–27.
Published: 01 March 2021
...-scale political conventions for representatives who traveled in and out of the city from all over Hubei Province. By the time the city was locked down, many (unknowing, symptomless) infected people had already begun their journeys through and from Wuhan, so it was too late to prevent the spread of...
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Cultural Politics (2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... grass-scape, common to the Gauteng province in which Johannesburg and Pretoria are located. This contrasts with the rose garden, which represents a colonial formalizing and cultivation of nature. 6. “Graft” is the title of an article and an exhibition of the same name, authored and curated by...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (3): 320–332.
Published: 01 November 2014
... when she tries to paint something stupid—what could be stupider than a child’s version of a Marimekko-like flower?—she cannot abandon criticality but will not concede that visual pleasure is the exclusive province of the market. She asserts a hybrid engagement—not just the duality of artist/writer, but...
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Cultural Politics (2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
... village, Guayabo, that is located in the coastal province of Chincha, Peru. As we visited coastal plantations, he shared with me that after the abolishment of slavery, Chinese coolies were introduced as indentured servants, a legitimized form of slavery, to replenish the labor forces needed to construct a...
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Cultural Politics (2020) 16 (2): 147–170.
Published: 01 July 2020
... Fairbank John King Feuerwerker Albert , 270 – 328 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Bilibili . 2018 . “Zhejiang Wenzhou Ruian. Si ming gongren wei taoxin tiaolou qingsheng. Zuihou bei chu 6 ri juliu” 浙江温州瑞安四名工人为讨 薪跳楼轻生最后被处6日拘留 (“In Ruian Near Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province, Four...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (1): 29–48.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Quang Ngai Province in 1967. “That's the way it was in Korea, too,” he replied. “The villages got wiped out there, too, and everybody just picked up their stuff and went somewhere else. Those aren't houses. They're just huts” ( Bates 1998: 463 ). 7 The village's indestructibility made it eligible for...
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Cultural Politics (2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Raymond F. 1980 . “ Biogeographical Provinces—Earth’s Deeper Politics .” In Brand 1980 : n.p. Deer James W . 1957 . “ The Unavoidable International Shelter Race .” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 13 ( 2 ): 66 – 67 . Deleuze Gilles . 2004 . “ Desert Islands .” In Desert...