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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 (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 (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...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 155–177.
Published: 01 February 2016
... disposable urban incomes and gives consumers access to a rapidly expand- ing array of goods and services. The growth of consumption creates new labor markets, new kinds of work, and new gender divisions of labor within workplaces.3 So dramatic...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of remuneration policies and forms emerged in the countryside to govern consumption from the 1960s onward, from various systems of tying remuneration to the quantity and quality of work and production, to the Dazhai system with its focus on attitudes and collective evaluation, to diverse responsibility systems...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
.... It explores the discursive energies that activate and articulate social desire through the production and consumption of a sixty-second nostalgic TV commercial for a major bank in Hong Kong. Recent media studies have moved away from textual determinism...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 443–478.
Published: 01 May 2003
... as the vertiginous changes in production, consumption, and taste propelled by the seasonal shifting of mass industrial capitalism. I mean this in a relative, not absolute sense. Clothing in China and elsewhere has clearly had important social signifi...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
... ambiguities of excessive consumption — highlight the contradictory ways both the state and the market are working to produce children as moral subjects suitable for the nation’s future. Suzhi Jiaoyu as Biopolitical Strategy...