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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
... are then redistributed annually among households within the lineage collectives according to the number of shares each household owns, thereby converting village collectives into share-holding corporations. Village leaders and members are organized among committees, which consist of former Maoist production brigades...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 495–521.
Published: 01 August 2021
...) and Qing (1644–1912) dynasties functioned as lineage groups operating under family law. To uphold the thinly veiled fantasy that the corporate group was a family group, adoption and marriage arrangements or fabricated claims to common ancestry were used to create membership for non-kin members. In addition...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 569–594.
Published: 01 August 1996
... of the members’ cores- idence; as “stem family,” highlighting the ties between parents and the suc- ceeding child; and as “corporate group,” emphasizing common economic and ritual activities. I will not attempt to define the ie in the introduction...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 515–550.
Published: 01 August 1998
... that the Inner Canon is a collec- tion of interrelated short essays from different lineages at different times, most likely from sources written no more than a century before.’ The Treatise on Cold Damage and Miscellaneous Disorders is less...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 575–630.
Published: 01 August 2002
..., and nomads) was the household, not the lineage. Thus relative to most Chinese and Hui communities, there was less structural necessity for, or moral weight on, female chastity as a guarantee of paternity, and a variety of marital arrangements were...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and disorder, state and corporate entities see these spaces of the in-between as places that lack a present, which has been emptied and hollowed out to make way for capitalist expropriation. In contrast, village landlords, who are current or former members of Maoist-era collectives, retain much...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 125–135.
Published: 01 February 2005
..., as the stars of the sky—Jews and Arabs, by right of birth, and Christians, by adoption and faith. Muhammad, the founder of Islam, traced his lineage through Ishmael. Jews claim their lineage through Isaac. All three faiths are bound together as siblings...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 607–632.
Published: 01 August 2021
..., as a “non-life” (Kim 2017 ). These young boys supposedly foreclose the possibility of carrying on the purity of family lineage and the lineage of the nation. Even if PLWHA were to “turn straight,” marry, and procreate, if they pass on HIV to their offspring, the cycle continues. In a country where...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
...-Chinese.” Daedalus 120, no. 2 : 135 -158. Watson , James L. 1975 . Emigration and the Chinese Lineage: The Mans in Hong Kong and London . Berkeley: University of California Press. Wertheim , W. F . 1964 . “The Trading Minorities in Southeast Asia.” in W. F. Wertheim, East-West...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 51–90.
Published: 01 February 2003
... force, for aid to newly free countries, and decisively, through agencies to ameliorate or check the multinational corporations).74 At Bandung, Nehru remembered the centrality of the Middle Passage to any project to craft...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 5–50.
Published: 01 February 1999
....18 Jay sketches a triangular model of social practice defined by the interlocking support of patriarchal descent, farming, and sacrifice, with sacrifice serving as the public mark of inclusion within a particular lineage...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to eschew the circulation of value in the domain of mainstream cultural production as well as an alternative imagination. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Bollywood Indian alternative cinemas National Film Development Corporation of India (NFDC) new cinephilia melodramatic...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 235–252.
Published: 01 February 2005
... in common with the philosophical lineage from Hannah Arendt to Giorgio Agamben that defines twentieth-century human existence on the basis of the refugee, in a thoroughly different manner he considered how the Palestinian resistance...
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positions (1998) 6 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 1998
...: the distinctions that blood lineage was supposed to produce were invisible. This lack of corporeal markings became all the more troubling as Bourdaghs I Disease of Nationalism, Empire of Hygiene 649 other markers of burakumin status...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 659–667.
Published: 01 May 2012
... 667 . Giovanni Arrighi, Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the st Century (London: Verso, . Katherine Verdery, What Was Socialism, and What Comes Next? (Princeton, NJ: Prince- ton University Press, See also the following works...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 321–348.
Published: 01 May 1993
..., for instance Pierre Bourdieu’s (1977), has promised a transcendence and rein- corporation of meaningful structure into action, of belief with perfor- mance. Yet when we see performance theories in context and in conjunc- tion with the symbolic...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 809–834.
Published: 01 November 2021
... that manages the entire nation as if it were one huge capitalist factory. Under state capitalism, the whole nation becomes a signal corporation in which different economic sectors are treated like the workshops of a factory whose coordination the state orchestrates to augment the accumulation of national...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
...- tler. We are told that he comes from a lineage of folk heroes (changsa), Her- culean creatures who would save the community by exerting supernatural physical power and performing miracles in times of crisis. Unable to find a job worthy of his...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 41–69.
Published: 01 February 2014
... in Japan. As Settsu Tadashi, a former board member of the union, points out, part of the attraction of the word is that it derives from the worker movement itself, not from the corporate world or researchers: “The word ‘precariat...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 697–731.
Published: 01 August 1999
... the group originated. The term Mia0 that occurs in a handful of references is the only, albeit tenuous, link that Hmong migrants have to a lineage with greater time depth than a century or two and with a geographic positioning...