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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
... “disguising” of his Marxist view of history behind a Hegelian logic of nation-state formation and discusses the problem of mimesis and representation in the inversion of Hegel. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 So˘ In-­sik’s Communism and the East Asian Community (1937 – 40) Travis Workman...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 471–502.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Parama Roy 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Reading Communities and Culinary Communities: The Gastropoetics of the South Asian Diaspora Parama Roy Parables of Beginning I begin this essay not with Madhur Jaffrey (who will assume a leading role...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Seunghan Paek This article explores community in contemporary South Korea's commercially saturated urban environments by investigating a recent government-run city improvement project in which the entanglement of institutional power and local commercial forces created a peculiar form of community...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Minh-Ha T. Pham This article draws together communications and media studies with feminist theory and refugee scholarship to closely consider Vietnamese-American subject and community formations from the reference point of sound and audition. Specifically, it examines the ways in which...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... these villages and academia becomes increasingly inseparable. Situated between academia and the village itself, between words and things, intangible cultural heritage is actually the product of dialogues and debates between the academy and villagers, between scholars and rural residents. A community of knowledge...
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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 (1995) 3 (2): 418–449.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Michael Dutton Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Dreaming of Better Times: ”Repetition with a Difference“ and Community Policing in China Michael Dutton Introduction Zi Zhang asks: “Can one know what the future will hold in ten dynas...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 373–404.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Heather Bowen-Struyk Duke University Press 2006 Rival Imagined Communities: Class and Nation in Japanese Proletarian Literature Heather Bowen-Struyk It may seem a bit contrary to pursue the question of the nation in Japanese proletarian...
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positions (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 (2021) 29 (1): 21–45.
Published: 01 February 2021
... are produced, concentrated, and accumulated as well as how persons and communities might negotiate the imperial field. As such, these works engage the question of dialectical ethics in narrative. Reading Pineda, we see how individual experience may yield, through a specifically utopian impulse in narratives...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 835–868.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to the “contemporary scene,” or acknowledge the importance of local officials. Notwithstanding that our definition of “grassroots” specifically describes “provincial, commune, county, and village officials” as important social actors; that we addressed and argued against understanding of the state as a monolithic...
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positions (2022) 30 (4): 815–838.
Published: 01 November 2022
... refugees.” The second part focuses on the meaning of ethnic identity that the director pursues, offering insights into the crisis of community in the context of urbanization and globalization, or the “Korean dream.” The two types of border crossing—the crossing of North Koreans to China and the crossing...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 485–506.
Published: 01 May 2023
... and the Building of Community Culture .” People's Food Sovereignty Network in China , November 19. http://www.shiwuzq.com/portal.php?mod=view&aid=2072 . Yan Hairong , Bun Ku Hok , and Siyuan Xu . 2020 . “ Rural Revitalization, Scholars, and the Dynamics of the Collective Future in China...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
... of a communist past in Malaysia, both of its politics and suppression, inflects the present. The films provide an opening to recognize how the absence of communism today is the effect of the ideological clearing of all leftism that became the hallmark of the end of the British Empire in Malaysia. Communism...
Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1 Returning migrant children with temporary registration in the Vị Thắng commune. Unit: person. Source Created by the author with data from UBND xã Vị Thắng 2017 . More
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 621–651.
Published: 01 August 2016
... possible. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Daranee Charnchoengsilpakul Ethel Rosenberg sedition communism lèse majesté monarchy Thailand Engendering Sedition: Ethel Rosenberg, Daranee Charnchoengsilpakul, and the Courage of Refusal Tyrell Haberkorn Introduction...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
... technology of insurance would solve the social problem by reincorporating the poor into the national community and would transform the poor into thrifty, responsible subjects. Nevertheless, the supporters of private firms managed to stave off the creation of a public insurance company until 1916, when...
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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 (2015) 23 (1): 59–90.
Published: 01 February 2015
... of reception, or interconnected interpretive communities. To elaborate this idea, this article focuses on one of these events, the anti-Japanese protest of April 2005, and in conclusion, compares the reception of this event to the reactions to Visualizing Cultures website. Both events followed a familiar...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of consciousness of the modern nation-state as well as the ground for subjectivation. Through such a discursive mode of psyche politics, a certain sense of community is engineered. We observe that the function of abjection operates in double directions: the internal effacement and the external exclusion. The locus...