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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Fred Y. L. Chiu Preamble In 1966, a year before riots broke out in Hong Kong protesting British colonial rule, an official government inquiry sought to explain the political behavior of the Hong Kong Chinese. According to the authors of the Report of the Working Party on Local Administration...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 675–705.
Published: 01 August 1998
...Philippa Levine Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 6 3-1 Modernity, Medicine, and Colonialism: The Contagious Diseases Ordinances in Hong Kong and the Straits Settlements Philippa...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 201–233.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Law Wing-sang 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Northbound Colonialism: A Politics of Post–PC Hong Kong Law Wing-sang A year before the 1997 handover, I read with amusement an article in an entertainment magazine describing the political attitudes...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 235–262.
Published: 01 February 2000
...Siu-keung Cheung 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Speaking Out: Days in the Lives of Three Hong Kong Cage Dwellers Siu-keung Cheung From its humble origin as a fishing village on a bit of barren granite, Hong Kong has been developed...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 853–884.
Published: 01 November 2013
... media in the Hong Kong popular culture, are concerned with new theoretical development in the global media. We take the operational notion of “thingification of media,” as Scott Lash and Celia Lury proposed in their book Global Cultural Industry (2007), in our core analysis of these transformations...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... engaged female artists in conversations to solicit their self-portrayal as artists, or not; the importance of womanhood to their life and art making; and their use of feminism. The exchanges with six artists discussed here reveals the complex positions Hong Kong women occupy in sustaining artistic...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 733–758.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Alice Ming Wai Jim 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Urban Mediations in Hong Kong Contemporary Art: Notes on A Very Good City and Local Orientation Alice Ming Wai Jim Over the last decade, contemporary art in Hong Kong, informed by travel- (ing...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2015
...), which by 2006 had formed close relationships with major commercial forums championing anti-Japanese nationalism as a populist strategy, and (b) the generation of Chinese born after 1980 ( 80 hou ) and their identity politics, illustrated by a discussion on those who are university students in Hong Kong...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Eric Kit-Wai Ma 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Re-Advertising Hong Kong: Nostalgia Industry and Popular History Eric Kit-Wai Ma This article tries to map the nostalgic practices in Hong Kong at a key mo- ment of political transition...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 535–557.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Ka-Fai Yau 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 3rdness: Filming, Changing, Thinking Hong Kong Ka-Fai Yau Thinking through Cinema To intervene into what has been happening in the cinema, Gilles Deleuze puts forth “a taxonomy, an attempt...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 423–447.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Helen Hok-sze Leung 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Queerscapes in Contemporary Hong Kong Cinema Helen Hok-sze Leung A Queer Undercurrent What use is there for me to go on treasuring you? Even if I hold you tight this time...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in Chinese, Hong Kong, and Philippine cinema are explored here, each demonstrating differing inflections in relation to digitization, finance capital, gender performativity, and generic style. Haptic mapping, the rapidly oscillating gender of the “female” martial artist, the transcendent “male” virtuosic...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 389–415.
Published: 01 February 2012
... to his birthplace. Hùng reembodies his torn Vietnamese identity through montage of spaces of poverty, crime, and loss. The chain-smoking poet, played by Hong Kong actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai, drifts silently through interiors that seemingly bear no relationship to the dangerous, grimy streets outside. I...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 953–981.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Yiman Wang This article studies the interactions between the “foreign” female star body and the body of nation and national film historiography through the lens of the Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung and her two crossover films, Centre Stage and Irma Vep . The premise of my argument...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Kaneshiro and his Asian yet cosmopolitan star image. The author emphasizes four aspects of his stardom: (1) duality of appearance and acting, (2) cosmopolitan appeal as marketing strategy, (3) ambivalence between Hong Kongness and Japaneseness, and (3) Japanese connection. This article shows how online fan...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
... neighboring Asian states. This article thus focuses on Japan’s encounter with “Asia” through what I call popular Asianism. I mean by this term Japanese media representa- tions of “Asia” generally, but in particular Hong Kong popular culture...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
... , Edward K. Y. 1984 . “The Economic Setting.” In D. G. Lethbridge, ed., The Business Environment in Hong Kong , 2d ed., 1–15. Hong Kong: Oxford University Press. Chen , Edward K. Y. 1989 . “Hong Kong in the Asian Pacific Century.” Presented at the conference on Hong Kong History, Economy...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 February 1993
... of violent transition and uncer- tainty. People in Hong Kong, faced with the prospect of 1997, clearly live in interesting times. This poetic essay is an invitation to think through some of the manifold relations between a text and the cultural...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... prostitution domestic work Reproductive Labor at the Intersection of Three Intimate Industries: Domestic Work, Sex Tourism, and Adoption Nicole Constable Introduction Estranged from her husband in Indonesia, Mia1 came from central Java to work in Hong Kong...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 441–471.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the fighting females in the Hong Kong martial arts movies exported in large quantities to Southeast Asia and widely available through the video mar- ket in the West. However, despite the kung fu craze of the 1970s, in the United States the influence...