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positions (1996) 4 (1): 127–143.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Dai Jinhua Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Commentary Redemption and Consumption: Depicting Culture in the 1990s Dai Jinhua Cultural Mao Zedong Of the social and cultural phenomena at the end of the 1980s and the begin...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Koichi Iwabuchi 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Nostalgia for a (Different) Asian Modernity: Media Consumption of “Asia” in Japan Koichi Iwabuchi Over the 1990s Japan’s gradual tilt toward Asia was clearly visible. Follow- ing a long retreat after...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 401–429.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Ashley Carruthers 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Cute Logics of the Multicultural and the Consumption of the Vietnamese Exotic in Japan Ashley Carruthers The idea for this essay came to me while interviewing a Vietnamese jour- nalist and small...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 565–586.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Helena Grehan 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Questioning the Relationship between Consumption and Exchange: TheatreWorks’ Flying Circus Project, December 2000 Helena Grehan What Is the Flying Circus Project? Following our earlier research on the TheatreWorks...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 769–794.
Published: 01 November 2017
...: Global Consumption and Representations of Slum Life.” Tourism Geographies 14 , no. 2 : 294 – 319 . Lloyd Rachel . 2012 . Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale: A Memoir . New York : Harper Perennial . Manning Richard . 2006 . “Will ‘Emerging...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 395–425.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Antonia Finnane 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Yangzhou’s “Mondernity”: Fashion and Consumption in the Early Nineteenth Century Antonia Finnane What does it mean to talk about “fashion” in a Chinese context? Presented with Chinese fashion...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
... commercial volunteers. These forms of intimacy include cleaning animal feces as well as gaining physical proximity and even tactile contact. At first glance, commercial volunteerism at such sites appears to convey the idea of ethical capitalism, which Slavoj Žižek describes as “consumption for a cause...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... commodification in the sexual economy from which this documentation of Filipino homoerotica is taken, the gay bar. As a productive space for maleness and its consumption, the lives of these machos interact with the specific material conditions of a neoliberal sexual economy reemerging in the Philippines since...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 853–884.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Wai-hung Yiu; Alex Ching-shing Chan The popularity and circulation of Japanese manga bishōjo (“beautiful young girls”) (Japanese teenage girl comics), and its consumptive creations in forms of cosplays (public costume parades in anime characters), toy figures, and animes appropriated by the local...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 489–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
... as an evacuated, reformed historicity (as in the exit of funu and the reentry of nuren ). These manuals of elite civility on bookshop shelves hint at the effort of becoming that characterizes contemporary Chinese identity. Place, gender, beauty, consumption, and memory are brought into a relation with one another...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 231–251.
Published: 01 February 2010
..., is appropriated. The photographs for exhibition and publication are carefully selected. If our sexuality is formulated through exposure to sexual images, analyzing photographic work such as Araki's requires that we focus on the whole process from production to distribution and consumption. Duke University Press...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 377–407.
Published: 01 May 2022
... capital, compensatory middle-class consumption, and entrepreneurial inspiration that strategically and creatively seeks to challenge working-class migrants’ marginal positions within South Korea's highly stratified and increasingly neoliberal society. carolyn.s.choi.gr@dartmouth.edu Copyright...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 571–596.
Published: 01 August 2023
... and popular culture, as both a reappropriated territory of self‐expression and an alienated object of consumption and surveillance. To do so, it discusses body art by Yang Zhichao 杨志超 (b. 1962), focusing in particular on a performance artwork titled Jiayuguan 嘉峪关 ( Jiayu Pass , 1999 – 2000) and its...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 27–47.
Published: 01 February 2024
...Kirsten W. Endres Abstract With Vietnam's countrywide electrification rate approaching 100 percent, electricity has become ever more indispensable and essential to the quality of everyday life. The steady upsurge in household electricity consumption over the past years has been driven by a growing...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 49–67.
Published: 01 February 2024
... of capitalist actors in late-socialist foodscapes as cheap food is enabled by intensified animal slaughter and the deep structural inequalities produced by Vietnam's compressed capitalism. arve.hansen@sum.uio.no Copyright 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 street food consumption middle class...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 799–827.
Published: 01 August 1999
.... By focusing on consumers as active partici- pants in the construction of national, gendered, and classed subjectivities through consumption, this essay analyzes the new subjects of consumption created as a result of economic liberalization...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 69–104.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of any sort (socialist or liberalist), but the making of an egalitarian consumer public theoretically unmarred by vertical hierarchies, in short, participation in the democratic consumption of leisure culture. positions 9:1 Spring 2001...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 1019–1020.
Published: 01 November 2013
... 2013 Contributors Alex Ching-­shing Chan taught consumption culture and general issues of Hong Kong society in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong Baptist University and City University...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2024
.... The ensuing economic growth and global integration have opened up new vistas of aspiration and desire. Wealth, consumption, higher education, global travel, and private housing, once beyond reach for most, have become common pursuits for many. With deepening privatization, market logics increasingly prevail...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 267–275.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of a burgeoning Chinese commodity culture and state fos- tering consumption. Judith Farquhar makes this point about letting go and reinvention most elegantly when she invokes what she discerningly calls “the domain of the popular” in lieu of the more...