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positions (2011) 19 (1): 133–157.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Timothy Yun Hui Tsu This paper examines postwar Japanese experiences of kakyō , or “overseas Chinese,” focusing on three “sites”: the black market, Chinatown, and Kabukichō. It argues that Japanese society assigns to the Chinese immigrant community stereotypical meanings that reflect first...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 693–716.
Published: 01 November 2017
... historical reading of Chinatowns that illuminates global interconnections as manifested in urban space while at the same time providing insight into specific social, historical, and geopolitical contexts integral to the travel of Chinatown. Thus, it argues that Chinatowns should be read not in isolation...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., Hong Kong, and Singapore or as local as the daily practices through which newly mobile urbanites transform the new and unfamiliar into a space of comfort (McCann, Roy, and Ward 2013). Sujin Eom traces the historical formation of Chinatowns...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 1993
... their mains. Fire and ashes surpass two days, smolder three nights. May earth open and the quake bare Chinatown and me for all to see. Burn this asylum to ashes...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of modernization and its racial order. Timothy Yun Hui Tsu’s “Black Market, Chinatown, and Kabukich: Postwar Japanese Constructs of ‘Overseas Chinese’ ” examines the social imagination and the marketing of the racialized hierarchy...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 51–90.
Published: 01 February 2003
...- dergraduate at the University of Washington in Seattle. In that city, Lee threw himself into the Asian American world, working in Chinatown as a busboy and as a teacher of his favorite art, kung fu in the sticking hands method. Lee left college to marry...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 1994
... entitled “Chinatown USA.”He recently had an exhibition at the San Francisco Art Institute. ...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 735–763.
Published: 01 August 2003
...- nese American youths of Cantonese descent traveled to Hong Kong to study the Cantonese language.1 All had hoped to serve the Chinatown community as activists, yet most could not even talk to the newly arriving non-English- speaking immigrants...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 193–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... immediate present. “He sat next to his father, not look- ing at him” (29), while fondly recalling the Chinatown shophouse in which they used to live and their evening bicycle rides together. “Now,” he notices, “there were hardly any cyclists...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 421–458.
Published: 01 August 1996
... the illiterate masses stranded on Angel Island or in San Francisco Chinatown. These books contribute greatly to the decentering of “Chineseness” and the construction of alterna- tive immigrant subjectivities. Asian...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 551–577.
Published: 01 May 1997
... refugee resettlement since 1975 are phenomenal. The dynamic growth of Little Indias, Koreatowns, Little Saigons, and new Chinatown communities is a bright reflection of these dramatic demographic changes. Today the Asian American population...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
... the opportunity to depart for the United States. As Chinatown became revital- ized with the influx of a new working class (Nee and Nee 19p),the col- lege-educated children of earlier generations moved into white-collar pro- fessions outside Chinatown...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 277–306.
Published: 01 May 1999
... Economic Development: 1979 and Beyond (London: Croom Helm, ‘979)- 18 Witness Bruce Cumings’s evocation of “Chinatown” in reference both to the 1974 movie of that title and to China as a den of iniquity, a notion that was influential...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 769–801.
Published: 01 November 2023
..., produced The Legend of Fat Mama , the first film to highlight scars of those who were imprisoned in Deoli. The twenty-four-minute documentary revolves around the search for a mythical lady who prepared delectable dishes and presumably ran an eatery in Calcutta's Chinatown in the 1950s or 1960s...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
... nationalism, but in Singapore the STB wields enormous power over the country’s cultural development. A case in point: when the Chinatown district was earmarked for redevelopment, it was not the National Heritage Board, or the Ministry...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to Bangkok’s Chinatown. Vajiravudh himself referred to the fact that the royal bloodline was also partly Chinese in many of his writings — including the highly polemical piece in question, “Jews of the Orient.”19 This was cer- tainly not the case...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 761–768.
Published: 01 August 2008
... intended to make a Chinese version of Lady Liberty. In June 1994, Nancy Pelosi helped dedicate a 9½-foot-tall bronze re-creation of the statue placed in a small park near Chinatown in San Francisco saying: “The Sasaki-Uemura ❘❘ “A Rectification of Names...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 135–181.
Published: 01 February 2003
... lived in Southern California before the turn of the century, Los Angeles’s Chinatown sprang up amidst an area that had held blacks since the founding of the city. Originally known as “calle de los negroes,” Anglo Angelenos commonly referred...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and, almost equally inevitably, comes to a nasty end in the bowels of the city, in the Central Expressway tunnel close to the old colonial Chinatown and the downtown nancial core. There, he catches up with the loan shark and vengeance is violently...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 319–343.
Published: 01 May 2007
... since the institutionalization of the current geographical mapping of the world. 13 Quoted in John Kuo Wei Tchen, New York before Chinatown: Orientalism and the Shaping of American Culture 1776 – 1882 (Baltimore: John Hopkins...