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positions: asia critique (1 August 1993) 1 (3): 779–804.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Prasenjit Duara Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Bifurcating linear History: Nation and Histories in China and India Prasenjit Duara In a certain astonishing way, the practice and pedagogy of history remain fundamentally rooted in the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 281–302.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Sharmila Rudrappa This article builds from the author's transnational fieldwork on surrogacy in India, based on interviews with seventy surrogate mothers, thirty-one egg donors, and twenty intended parents in the United States and Australia. The author's work on global surrogacy is embedded in the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
... on the ways in which such industries construct intimacy and intimate social relations among various reproductive actors. How do commissioning parents pursuing gestational surrogacy in India using donor eggs negotiate the process of selecting an egg donor? In addressing this question, the author...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Sanjay Seth Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Interpreting Revolutionary Excess: The Naxalite Movement in India, 1967-1 971 Sanjay Seth Marxism and liberalism are not only products of the modern age but also champions of it. They...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Bakirathi Mani Duke University Press 2006 Beauty Queens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Transnational Modernities at the Miss India USA Pageant Bakirathi Mani At the 1999 Miss India USA pageant, held in San Jose, California, more than six hundred people...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2007) 15 (1): 165–208.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Samir Dayal Duke University Press 2007 Repositioning India: Tagore’s Passionate Politics of Love Samir Dayal If this is an era of globalization, it is also an age in which resistance to the culturally and economically disadvantageous aspects of a...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Priya Jaikumar The vernacular architectural style of the haveli in India is defined by social historian Sarah Tillotson as a “distinguishable type of inward looking courtyard house” prevalent in precolonial North India. Havelis lost their ability to function as efficient domiciles with the decline...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Mary E. John Countries like India and China have become well known locally and internationally for their skewed girl-boy sex ratios, which have declined sharply in the very years marked by these countries' emergence as potential global economic giants. In India, these declines and the concomitant...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Manishita Dass The city of Bombay emerged as an emblematic space of India's postcolonial modernity in Hindi cinema during the 1950s, India's first decade of independence. This article focuses on the mise-en-scène of musical sequences—from popular Hindi films such as C.I.D. (dir. Raj Khosla, 1956...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Nandini Bhattacharya In this essay the author traces the mobilization of vocabularies of risk, uncertainty, and insurance within private and public affective worlds in contemporary India, and their aesthetic forms as found in Indian film and literature today. Rituparno Ghosh's film Noukadubi (2011...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 211–239.
Published: 01 February 2012
...-China-India nexus. These structures not only prescribed particular evidentiary standards regarding personal interactions and signifiers that became part of national and international norms, but they also created hierarchies of affect and emotional attachment deemed appropriate for particular groupings...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Ratheesh Radhakrishnan The “region”—understood in terms of the linguistically organized states—has been one of the central categories around which debates about cultural politics in India have been organized in the last two decades. This article argues that within this scholarship, the “region...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... claim to undertake authentic forays into indigenous sociocultural experience through the provocative undermining of established commercial as well as art/parallel film conventions in India. The article traces certain ambiguous stylistic propensities underneath such subversive cinematic aspirations as...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... number of wars, especially those of India and the United States, the Tibetan exiles' two chief patrons. Western political elites and media have reciprocated by making a major contribution to the construction of the Dalai Lama's pacifistic persona.The Dalai Lama's advocacy of nonviolence is associated...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2017) 25 (4): 795–820.
Published: 01 November 2017
...-discriminatory citizenship laws are rooted in historical social and geopolitical tensions with India, especially nationalistic fears about Indian encroachment into Nepali territory and politics. This article argues that resurgent resistance to equitable citizenship laws does not simply reflect hegemonic Hindu...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 17–43.
Published: 01 February 2016
... capital. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 affective labor intimate labor call centers India Intimate Encounters: Affective Labor in Call Centers Purnima Mankekar and Akhil Gupta Introduction In this article, we examine the affective regimes generated by the labor...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2017) 25 (1): 249–250.
Published: 01 February 2017
...). Subhajit Chatterjee obtained his postgraduate degree in film studies from Jadavpur Uni­ versity, Kolkata, India, and he completed his doctoral research at the Centre for the Study of Culture and Society, Bangalore, India. He is currently an assistant...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1999) 7 (3): 799–827.
Published: 01 August 1999
... cultural studies concerns the matter of Barbie in the world. This essay examines the globalization of Barbie and her limited marketing success in India through the theoretical perspective of transna- tional feminist cultural studies. By...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
... 334 gender relations, family formation, and social stratification. Her book Transnational Repro­ duction: Race, Kinship, and Commercial Surrogacy in India is forthcoming from New York University Press...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1999) 7 (3): 731–762.
Published: 01 August 1999
... immensely popular Hindi film about overseas Indians, as a lens for studying how notions of belonging, territoriality, and nation have been reconstructed in contemporary India. Released in I 995, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (which many...