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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... However, their perspectives on urbanization, development, and displacement are complex. This article provides some ethnographic context for the widely discussed related topics of land disputes and compensation. Based on fieldwork in rural Sichuan, it examines how the selection of agricultural areas...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 501–521.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Mengqi Wang Abstract This article examines how local governments calculate and allocate compensation to displaced peasants in demolition-relocation projects, known as chaiqian 拆迁 (demolition and relocation projects), at the urban edge of eastern Nanjing. Based on twenty months of ethnographic...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
... urban villagers appropriated ideas of tradition, lineage, and socialist collectivism to fight against the government and the developer, their purpose was to acquire greater compensation and even symbolic capital in order to secure an urban middle-class future for themselves. In the process, however...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., if not completely absent, in the postwar discussion of war-related issues such as jus post bellum (war crimes, compensation to the civilians and veterans) and commemoration of the war until 1990. In the 1990s, with the publication of oral history projects and autobiographical works, the history of the Taiwanese...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 311–339.
Published: 01 May 2020
... workshops to reclaim both their monetary compensation and their artists’ status. Nevertheless, public and media discourse that followed this nationwide news—no matter how sympathetic—tended to treat the artists’ experiences as merely a failed Korean dream. Using performance studies methodologies...
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Published: 01 August 2022
. Since then, the population has plunged dramatically as many landowners have accepted the compensation from the government-backed developer out of pressure or fear. Still, by 2013, when this photograph was taken, about 30 percent of the owner households had not yet accepted the compensation package More
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Published: 01 August 2022
villagers. Those who had agreed to the existing compensation packages dined inside the various ancestral halls, whereas those who continued to resist were assigned to dine together in the former schoolyard nearby. Courtesy of the artist. More
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 February 1997
... countries, for example, have sacrificed the substantial compensation that peace treaties with Japan might have granted to individ- ual victims. Instead, the regimes have focused on establishing seemingly ami- able relationships with Japan...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 1–51.
Published: 01 February 1997
..., and moral discourses through which the pursuit and avoidance of apology have been enacted. I pursue the relationship between the words proffered in apology and the money demanded in compensation, and I look at the case of former military...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): v–xiv.
Published: 01 February 1997
... of Japanese histo- rians vowed to fight against this decision. These controversies and contradic- tions demonstrate the complexities of the compensation issue both within Japan and without. For instance, several Filipina comfort women decided...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
... to owners of other cultivated land, now qualified to receive official compensation for land appropriations. This recognition of “black land” was motivated by the promulgation of “the greater Kunming plan,” drafted in 2003. This plan stated...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 219–255.
Published: 01 February 1997
... disempowered and economically impoverished. This contributed to their failure in pursuing Japan’s war responsibility. China gave up the demand. Korea, the Philip- pines, and Indonesia resolved the compensation issue by receiving a small...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
... and compensation for former Korean comfort women from the Japanese government; located and interviewed surviving comfort women in South Korea and China and researched and produced two volumes of testimony;4 and appealed for international under...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and parcel of the trans-­Pacific traffic of envy and guilt. While envy is justified as an unlimited demand for (economic) compensation, guilt is foreclosed in the finite offerings of reconciliation. In addition, the reaction to dire pov- erty...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... order prohibiting them from engaging in agricultural production in the summer of 1954. Their fight, in contrast to more formal negotiations that continued between the occupation authorities, local authorities, and landowner repre- sentatives over acceptable levels of compensation, was characterized...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... urban villages are still held under the control of rural village collectives, urban villages feature property regimes, housing complexes, compensation schemes, and land ownership that are legacies of both Maoist- and reform-era land tenure policies and practices. Such administrative ambiguity has...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 August 2022
.... It was just a question of when it would happen, how many compensation houses the villagers would get, and what—a mall? an amusement park? a road?—would replace them. The resulting urban landscape was freckled with aesthetic contradictions. For example, across the street from 360 Mall, one of Zhengzhou's first...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., to delay the advance of bulldozers and negotiate with local governments or real estate developers for better compensation. Observers suggest that such confrontational acts represent a new form of consumer citizenship derived from private property ownership after housing reforms (Zhang 2004 ; Davis 2006...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 93–112.
Published: 01 February 2004
... for this rea- son that, following the decline in the hegemony of the CNP, there were through the 1990s active demands for compensation by former civilians in military employ, and protests against the colonial administration in the form...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... as some lose access to land without proper compensation and this could, in turn, lead to social unrest. It could also mean missed opportunities for investments that could create jobs and promote Vietnam’s rapid growth. Neither outcome is ideal...