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positions (2022) 30 (3): 501–521.
Published: 01 August 2022
...-developer growth coalition, motivated by real estate–driven urban expansion, engineers this process with the aid of calculative technologies and protocols of commensuration. Moreover, technocrats such as chaiqian cadres and urban planners can never fully translate rural real estate into monetary value...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 825–844.
Published: 01 November 2019
... of “culturology” since the outbreak of the Mukden Incident in 1931. This theory considers “culture” as central to constructing a new kind of cosmopolitanism, with which a commensurability can be achieved for all nations. Given the invaluable personal letters exchanged among the anarchists, annotated by Huang...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 83–107.
Published: 01 February 2011
....” Proponents of the former condemned the latter as a dangerous threat to “traditional” gender norms. Yet new women—few in number and with their publications closely regulated by government authorities—did not appear to present a threat commensurate with the attacks its critics launched. How should we assess...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 109–131.
Published: 01 February 2011
... commensurability in the form of the Ego in The Square (“Ego” appears in English in the text) is thus followed by a series of confrontations with the universal/particular relation and the notion of the subject itself, the figure of the collaborator (still the touchstone for rigidifying the ethnonational/imperial...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
... by inhab- itants of this region. In addition, the article will theorize how to reconcile the “commensurable” trains of thought posited by tradition and modern- ization by going beyond currently existing paradigmatic or ideal types...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 89–105.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and Vietnamese society. The ethical work that the female artists perform on themselves also has an impact on the public among their urban middle-class fans and in the national media discussing the (in)commensurability of notions of femininity with hip-hop culture. By combining the use of the gender-neutral first...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 429–448.
Published: 01 May 2007
...? GCS: The question of value is everywhere. I mean, there is a value theory of everything, not just a value theory of labor. Because value, simple and contentless, is just a form in use when things are made commensurable. I still feel, as I...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 February 1999
... conclusions connect his work to other essays published earlier in this journal and thus continue the debate over culture and commensurability usually found in studies of the contemporary era, while taking its theoreti- cal presuppositions...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 649–676.
Published: 01 August 2023
... an international education rests not only on the mobilization of English as a unit of commensuration but also on the signs of cosmopolitan aspiration that accrue around English in Sino-African encounters like this. This necessitates an interplay between explicit processes of entextualization and contextualization...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 209–216.
Published: 01 February 2024
... the porous boundaries between social orders, we are likely to see certain commensurable and incommensurable elements emerging in their understanding of what the good life means in the process. What does it mean, then, to pursue the good life in late-socialist Asian countries such as Vietnam, Laos...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 501–522.
Published: 01 May 1997
... in which the history of the U.S. people becomes commensurate with the history of the dominant state. As a consequence, immigrant histories, peoples, subjectivi- ties, and experiences outside the purview of that state become literally...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
... be advanced in multiple directions. Separation can be apprehended as a purely epistemic relation to the object of observation, without practical engagement,10 or as a discontinuity, indicating sociality without commensurability; we might...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., in Marx's words, is abstract labor's “immediate form of existence” (quoted in Heinrich 2015 ). Such a relation only emerges, however, once the commodification of labor power is generalized, the concrete labor of individuals across society becomes commensurate, and thus a commodity's value expresses...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... – 35 . Roy Ananya Ong Aihwa , eds. 2011 . Worlding Cities: Asian Experiments and the Art of Being Global . Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell . Searle Llerena . 2014 . “Conflict and Commensuration: Contested Market Making in India's Private Real Estate Development Sector...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 August 2006
... (lei, their mutual resonance and dissonance (ganying, shaping all phenomena amidst the ten thousand things.27 And it was the presumption of a total commensurability between qi categories and names (i.e., all qi cat- egories bear names...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
... the complexity of Hmong migrand homeland practices. These accounts do not presume to be exhaustive, nor are they presented as commensurable. What they point to is the imperative to resist a totalizing schema for diasporic configurations, one...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 671–684.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of justice in the aftermath of genocide. As Schlund- Vials insists, personal heal- ing and national reconciliation are not commensurate: “Within Cambodian American memory work, because of the contested terrain of remembrance, to forgive...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 1994
...- ality of the quotidian, are conceived to be even ideally commensurate with a thinking the thought of futurity, then the future belongs to us only as absolute, ontological-which is to say, nonnegotiable -horror. We must...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... as the apparatus of capture itself, a historical form of normalization, making commensurable, and making explainable by type, a mechanism for “detecting irregularities” and erasing them, a regime of “faciality” (visagéit But as Tanigawa insists, as do...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 447–479.
Published: 01 May 2020
... sometimes I feel a bit worried, she nevertheless appeared relaxed about how to manage air pollution. I don t deal with it, she said, I am danran (indifferent). I never even wear a mask. Multivoicedness Erasing persons such as Luo may realize commensurable and often consol- ing accounts of fieldwork...