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positions: asia critique (1 August 2011) 19 (3): 723–737.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Zhang Yiwu Among the many theories that evaluate “made by Žižek” and “made in China,” history reveals an uncanny similarity. Both of them unexpectedly project the complexity and nuances of the capitalist imaginary in the post-cold war era of globalization. They are both sorts of “global commodities...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2003) 11 (3): 585–611.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Wang Xiaoming 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Translated by Robin Visser China on the Brink of a “Momentous Era” Wang Xiaoming In the winter of 1927 Lu Xun summarized China’s condition: “China is cur- rently on the verge of entering a...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Lei Guang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Taste, Urban Fashions: The Cultural Politics of Rural/Urban Difference in Contemporary China Lei Guang Speaking of workers and peasants, the workers have relatively more cultureWe can’t say the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Xiaobing Tang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Women and Social Change in New China Cinema: From Li Shuangshuang to Ermo Xiaobing Tang The title of this essay may sound slightly clichéd, since it would be extremely hard to find a film in New...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2004) 12 (2): 299–327.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Laikwan Pang 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Magic and Modernity in China Laikwan Pang Magic violates the rules of nature and society. Its inherent foreignness and eccentricity mean that magic resists historical periodization and cultural...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2004) 12 (3): 711–731.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Thomas J. Berghuis 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Considering Huanjing: Positioning Experimental Art in China Thomas J. Berghuis The question of modern aesthetics is not “What is beautiful?” but “What is art to be (and what is literature to...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2006) 14 (1): 7–36.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Paul E. Festa Duke University Press 2006 Mahjong Politics in Contemporary China: Civility, Chineseness, and Mass Culture Paul E. Festa The surge of popular nationalism in China following the U.S.-led NATO bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 245–250.
Published: 01 May 2006
... Duke University Press 2006 Important Dates in China, Korea, Japan, and Taiwan in Proletarian Arts positions 14:2  doi 10.1215/10679847-2006-001 Copyright 2006 by Duke University Press...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2006) 14 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Hajime Nakatani Duke University Press 2006 The Empire of Fame: Writing and the Voice in Early Medieval China Hajime Nakatani Jacques Derrida’s assault on phonocentrism has altered the very ground on which one addresses the question of orality and...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2007) 15 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Larissa Heinrich Duke University Press 2007 How China Became the “Cradle of Smallpox”: Transformations in Discourse, 1726 – 2002 Larissa Heinrich We often distinguish between the knowledge of the past and that of the modern world . . . We could...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2007) 15 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 February 2007
...Haiqing Yu Duke University Press 2007 Talking, Linking, Clicking: The Politics of AIDS and SARS in Urban China Haiqing Yu The spring of 2003 has been vividly described as the “spring of masks” in China.1 Soon after the nation staged the largest ever...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2006) 14 (3): 687–715.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Howard Y. F. Choy Duke University Press 2006 “To Construct an Unknown China”: Ethnoreligious Historiography in Zhang Chengzhi’s Islamic Fiction Howard Y. F. Choy China is a polyethnic country with the Han as the dominant majority...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Ping Liu Duke University Press 2006 Translated by Krista Van Fleit Hang The Left-Wing Drama Movement in China and Its Relationship to Japan Ping Liu The View of 1930s Left-Wing Literature in the Field of Chinese Literature Studies After the end of the...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Xiaobing Tang Duke University Press 2006 Echoes of Roar, China! On Vision and Voice in Modern Chinese Art Xiaobing Tang First published in the December 1935 issue of Modern Prints, journal of the Modern Prints Society based in Guangzhou, the...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2008) 16 (2): 409–433.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Weihua Wu; Xiying Wang Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Cultural Performance and the Ethnography of Ku in China Weihua Wu and Xiying Wang In the summer of 2005, we returned to Beijing, a city where we had studied and lived for nearly...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Wen Tiejun Within China, evaluating the experiences of the reform since 1978 is a hot topic among intellectuals. However, the economic theories in today's China are almost all imported from abroad and cannot adequately explain China's economic development. The author, having been long engaged in...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2008) 16 (3): 539–567.
Published: 01 August 2008
... intrinsically linked, not merely through tabloid exposure but through the exploration of the philosophical import of the everyday as a problem of social value. Duke University Press 2008 Journalism, Social Value, and a Philosophy of the Everyday in 1920s China Rebecca E. Karl Modern...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2009) 17 (3): 537–566.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Gary Sigley This essay examines how the human body has been variously imagined and acted upon in twentieth-century China. It does so by focusing on one particularly prominent feature of Chinese discourse concerned with the calculation, measurement, and shaping of the human body and human conduct...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2009) 17 (3): 591–616.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Luigi Tomba This article discusses the rhetoric and practices of China's middle-class “community building” ( shequ jianshe , as the campaign to reorganize urban residential communities that started in the late 1990s is called), and the role of suzhi (quality) in building models of “harmonious...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 May 2010
... “poststructuralist” turn, the historical transformation of the political signifier of “China” already provided an occasion for a critical theory of the subject for queer Chinese writers. Beginning with a close reading of Chen Ruoxi's Paper Marriage , one of the earliest full-length queer novels in Chinese, this...