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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in a small way to rectifying the absence of women's voices in the literature on postwar Japanese intellectual life. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Shisō no kagaku American pragmatism common man's philosophy Tsurumi Kazuko life composition movement References Amano...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 753–760.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the impact on Tsurumi of the study of American pragmatism he undertook while a student in the United States. Avenell then shows that this early postwar preoccupation of Tsurumi and others was reinforced not only by other groups with similar...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 743–751.
Published: 01 August 2008
... pertinent today . . . and, alas, not to Japan alone. Surely Tsurumi emphasized traditional lifeways in part out of the deeply optimistic conviction fundamental to American pragmatism that all people are capable of moral...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 711–742.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of American pragmatic philosophy came in an appro- priately matter-of-fact way. He recalls how “I came into contact with prag- matism simply because I’d gone to America and wanted to study something American.” In time, however, he became convinced...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 August 2008
... for- mation; British empiricism was about the Britons during their period of free trade and primitive industrial hegemony; American pragmatism was about the expansion of U.S. democracy after the closure of the Frontier; French existentialism...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 814–821.
Published: 01 August 1995
...- logically- that is, all-American in the name of either a pragmatic notion of contemporaneity, or a passionate and uncritical advocacy (strategically essentialist or otherwise) of the country of origin. The hyphen has to be his- toricized...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 August 2008
... political category of “student activ- Editor’s Introduction 487 ist” at elite Beijing University in the 1910s. Lanza shows that contempo- rary American models and statist, colonial policies were implemented...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 649–676.
Published: 01 August 2023
... of particular interest, I asked, “What's up?” “The bus,” he answered. “Where have you ever seen one of those?” He was pointing toward an American-style yellow school bus. I suggested that we walk across the road and take a look. As we did so, an enormous “ABCD English School” sign—emblazoned on the side...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 1998
... Spring 1998 34 achievements of the board in its primary function of enlisting the coopera- tion of American scholars in ‘‘furnish1 ing] to Government war agencies, military...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... problem of “Latin- Americanization” in the period of postcolonialism. I have undertaken quite a few trips to Latin America, including four times to Mexico, in order to figure out the question of so-called Latin-Americanization. I have insisted...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 645–652.
Published: 01 November 2022
... rethinking of the epistemological framework of transpacific and Asian/American studies by shifting our inquiries from an intercontinental and nation-state–centered perspective to “archipelagic optics” that foreground “noninnocent multiplicity, decontinental seeing, and immanent dependencies.” Seen from...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the practices themselves indicate an instrumentality that belies Orientalist claims of communalism or family unity. Finally, I will discuss how Asian American images are appropriated and transformed by new Chinese immi- grants narrating cosmopolitan...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 537–565.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and Perversion 537 perversion, and fetishism. My deeper theoretical concern is the relation between rationality and materiality in the formation of social values. American Nihilism in the 1980s...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., and Vietnamese class-­structured opposition to French colonialism, see Hy Văn Lương, “Discursive Practices and Power Structure: Person-­Referring Forms and Socio- political Struggle in Colonial Vietnam,” American Ethnologist 15, no. 3 (1988): 239 – 53...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 677–714.
Published: 01 August 1993
... be to an American thug: “Stop using so many damned characters when you talk!” Itta screams at him (fig. 9). Later, having had no success at intimidating the Asians into leaving, Itta tries blasting them out with his earsplitting...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 31–48.
Published: 01 February 2005
...-friendly pluralism of American politicians’ public address is evidence that this has long been recognized in practice (the fact, for example, that a George W. Bush will address car workers in his down-home, Texas-transplant drawl as a man...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 573–592.
Published: 01 May 1999
... any new antagonist. As Fukuyama puts its, The most significant challenge being posed to the liberal universalism of the American and French revolutions today is not coming from the com- munist world, whose economic failures...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 433–438.
Published: 01 August 2017
... erupted in the exceptional space of Taiwan, where Euro-­Japanese-­American medical science could correctly identify sexual organ ambiguity. Popular interest in the phenomenon of “trans” formation experience and the difficult condi...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 567–595.
Published: 01 August 2006
..., historians know about Sino- Japanese intellectual interactions, about the Marxist impact on Japanese economic planning, and about European and American influence on Japa- nese colonial thought.8 Yet the active engagement of a prominent...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 75–85.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Carolyn Eisenberg 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Imperial Crisis and Domestic Dissent Carolyn Eisenberg Among leftist historians and writers on American foreign policy, one can observe a certain paradox in discussions about the current Bush...