1-20 of 37 Search Results for

province

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Image
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
Image
Published: 01 March 2013
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
Image
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
Image
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
Image
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
Image
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
Image
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
Image
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
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 March 2008) 4 (1): 100–122.
Published: 01 March 2008
..., 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 Todtnauberg as such a province. The “earth” is...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 November 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 320–332.
Published: 01 November 2014
... critique because even 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 194–201.
Published: 01 July 2017
.... An experience that comes to mind that testifies to this history is a 2009 sojourn with Marco Farfán to his 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 November 2005) 1 (3): 317–328.
Published: 01 November 2005
... 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 Richards as part of...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 March 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...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
...” ( 1968 : 3). It was an ideological alignment clearly visible in material such as the “World Biogeographical Provinces” map, reproduced on the inside cover of the Next Whole Earth Catalog publication in 1980. Presented as a “guide to locating the kind of country in which you feel at home” ( Dasmann 1980...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 162–183.
Published: 01 July 2019
... regard has been its historic division along racialized and classed lines into a series of distinct subdisciplines, with Western art music the province of musicology and music theory, traditional and/or non-Western music the province of ethnomusicology, and popular music the province of a relatively new...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 121–137.
Published: 01 March 2012
... patriarchal longing for female purity untainted by urban decay. On the other hand, her rural-to-urban success story symbolized emancipation independent of education and employment, which were traditionally seen as provinces of the urban elites. Yet Ceca's fusion of the urban and the rural was filtered through...
Journal Article
Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 431–444.
Published: 01 November 2011
... Journal , this statistic, terrifyingly obvious for whoever wishes to look truth in the face: 12,000 unexplained disappearances of children and adolescents per year, in the province of Quebec alone. Just as with “flying saucers,” which as everyone knows are merely collective hallucinations, it is essential...