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positions (2013) 21 (3): 637–658.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jack W. Chen This essay examines the discursive constellation of the concepts of sovereignty, coinage, and kinship from the Warring States Period to the first empires of the Qin and Han dynasties. Drawing upon philosophical texts, including the Lunyu, Mengzi , and Guanzi , as well as historical...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Subhajit Chatterjee This article examines a variety of sardonic interventions into the global flow of mainstream Bollywood's overbearing and complacent self-image. A resurgence of the familiar coinage “new wave” often attends to the urbane crop of film industry mavericks like Anurag Kashyap, Sriram...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 August 2013
... analytically given the modernist text and its times. According to Jack W. Chen, in political theory generally speaking the two elements of sovereignty and coinage are historically linked. But as is the case with many essays...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 35–57.
Published: 01 February 2018
.... Such terminologies — a misfortunate nam- ing, in which intention takes a greater share than language — betrays the objectivity that history has given the principal coinages of philosophi- cal reflection” (GS, 1:217). De Groot’s “spiritual” enthrallment...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
... but to its disuni cation.29 Like other territorial states, Vietnam issues a currency, the đồng. The word đồng refers to the metals — usually bronze and copper — used for coinage by Vietnamese kings through the early twentieth century...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 443–478.
Published: 01 May 2003
... to “a righteous, flourishing age.” However, as historian Yue Zheng has argued, it emerged from the late-nineteenth-century Shanghai brothel demimonde as a new coinage for “fashionable/popular” to describe the burgeoning, often hybrid Chinese-foreign consumer...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
... and transnational identity, or taikong ren (busi- ness astronauts, a vernacular coinage of Hong Kong origin), is best captured in the words of Kenny Bao, the hotel tycoon based in San Francisco, who proudly asserts that he lives in Asia, America...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 November 2015
... as the basis of US-­North Korea rela- tions, instead retrojected North Korea into an “axis of evil,” an anachronistic coinage intended to recall the global fascist threat of World War II. Albeit illegible to most Americans as an urgent matter...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 237–262.
Published: 01 February 2014
... coinage — like the recuperative term negritude — carries a subversive edge, since “slant” (as in “slant-­eyed”) is a racial slur that often has been hurled at “heathen Chinese.” I use the term to signal how Asian American writ- ers use literary...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 145–175.
Published: 01 February 2020
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 559–584.
Published: 01 August 2001
... such as consanguine, endogamy, and patrilineal require the coinage of neologisms. Neologisms do not necessarily conflict with historical positions 9:3 Winter 2001 570 conceptualizations (Chinese society was arguably patrilineal...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 165–192.
Published: 01 February 2006
... riŏllijŭm as “Korean realism,” but it must be noted that the coinage connotes not simply “realism in Korea” but “the real- ism proper for Korea In the essay, realism was presented as an essential- ist aesthetic of Korean literature: Im argued...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
... he likened to a racial version of Gresham’s law (the economic law that “bad coinage drives out good23 For this reason, Koyama’s published writings (as well as the Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Global Policy) argued strongly against...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... of the conceptual work performed in recent years, in which a new way of framing the worker is created, centering on the coinage “precariat” or through terms such as lost generation or working poor. Refusing to identify either with the traditional working...
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positions (2002) 10 (1): 141–172.
Published: 01 February 2002
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 457–486.
Published: 01 August 2007
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 291–320.
Published: 01 May 2010
... need to be forged in transnational or nonculturally specific ways. As a historical artifact from the 1980s, before the coinage of “tongzhi” and other contem- porary queer discourses and political movements, Paper Marriage stands...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 245–284.
Published: 01 May 2002
... part. The way this new homosexual relationship plays with gender exemplifies a phenomenon of the time called futanarihira. It was a coinage made from futanari, androgynous, and Ariwara-no Narihira, a male aristocratic poet...