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positions (2013) 21 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2013
... national community. As a way of dialoguing with and thereby enriching Euro-centric debates on the place of racialized culture in the study of empire, this paper will show how attention to colonial sensibilities figured centrally in the government-general's avowed goal to “assimilate” colonized Koreans...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 607–636.
Published: 01 August 2013
... the novella (at both levels of style and content) in relation to the hystericizing injunctions of forced assimilation. By taking the protagonist Kubo not as a neurasthenic (the text's own diagnosis) but as a hysteric, by insisting on addressing the problematic relationship between signifier and referent...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 579–605.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Ben Tran This essay examines the cultural translation of the Western first-person grammatical category into Vietnamese literature during French colonial rule. In the 1930s, Vietnamese writers began to assimilate the first-person pronoun “ tôi ” into their writing. The prevalence of tôi suggests...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., expressed their absolute and undivided loyalty toward the crown. The lower-/working-class Chinese either assimilated with the majority or faced persecution for sedition of all sorts—from republicanism and Bolshevism in Vajiravudh's reign to communism during the Cold War years. In reality, the Thai state's...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 171–197.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., I reveal that the idea of translation as equal exchange—the focus of much present-day theoretical debate on ethics and translation—was embedded both in the colonizer's affirmation of the play as an exemplary step toward cultural assimilation and in the colonized's protest against...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 323–352.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., and by emphasizing children's perspectives, the author puts forth the argument that theorizations of integration and assimilation developed in the migration literature are useful for understanding the context in which de facto stateless children in Cambodia negotiate “place belonging.” c.rumsby@keele.ac.uk...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 503–540.
Published: 01 May 1999
....’ ”3 Sometimes referred to as an ideology (ideoropKo4ugo provided a scheme for the linguistic assimilation of subjugated people into the Japanese nation. It reached people in the home islands of Japan through the nascent public...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
... to assimilate with “Yamato”have been consistently betrayed.-Oshiro Tatsuhiro2 Among the displays touting the industrialized progress and future of the nation at the 1903 Fifth Industrial Exhibition in Osaka, visitors were pre...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 814–821.
Published: 01 August 1995
... are constrained to surrender their theoreticaVepistemic claims in the name of assimilation, naturalization, and citizenship. The very value of these experi- ences now depends upon the sovereignty of an alien interpretive code. Alienated from...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 713–736.
Published: 01 August 2012
... measures to preserve its integrity: it might undermine a new population, erasing or assimilating its members, or it might relegate this population to the subordinate position of minorities, outsiders who are not part of its understanding...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 101–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
... positions that contradicted each other at different levels of the discourse; yet a claim was made that there was an underlying policy. Since the time of the first governor general, the call had been for gradual assimilation (zenka) of the island’s...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and privileged status of “colonists” engendered markedly different colonial expe- riences from those of their countrymen who went to colonial territories as “immigrants”; the latter were “oppressed, assimilated, and rejected by the host society...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2019
... or just agnostic in Xinjiang, agree to the homogenous national time, allow themselves to be assimilated into Chinese- ness either as national minori- ties or as something between an official minority and a Han, the commit- ment that the current state policy has toward the eventual assimilation of all...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008
... 281 jective creation ( “fiction”) rather superficial.In this essay, I deal with literary representations of Han Chinese funerals in Taiwan in four Japanese-language novels, written under assimilative Japanese imperialization. In Western...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 329–378.
Published: 01 May 2005
... or professional end. Indeed, the end seems to be of little interest “because the real interest was the interior development of personality, the formation of character by means of the ab- sorption and assimilation of the whole cultural past of modern...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
... imperialism and the broader issue of ethnic boundaries become particularly salient when placed into the context of Japan’s assimilation policies. The assimilation policy in the Japanese colonial empire dramatizes the peculiarities and ambiguities...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 723–726.
Published: 01 November 2016
... or ethnicities reinforced Tsuboi’s hallmark argument that the Japanese empire’s strength was its capacity to assimilate difference into itself. Strength and legitimacy of Japanese imperialism was credited to its multistoried social structure built up...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 683–711.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., and at times traumatic. positions 17:3  Winter 2009 686 Assimilation and Mobilization Blues The “Chinese” era of the Rykyan Kingdom’s long period (from 1429) of relations with China ended in 1879 when the Meiji...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Attitudes toward Colonialism,” considered meanings of the colo- nial empire in individual thought and belief.2 In showing something of the range of Japanese opinion on questions of ethnic difference and assimilation, this essay provided a foundation...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 131–164.
Published: 01 February 2006
...,” some implying contrafusion and disjunction, and others fusion and assimilation. The straightforward polygenist species argument —  that the product of interracial union is infertile — was easily disproved, and soon gave way...