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positions (2009) 17 (1): 73–95.
Published: 01 February 2009
...John Namjun Kim This contribution examines how the Kyoto School philosopher Miki Kiyoshi sought to justify Japanese imperialism as a project in “cosmopolitan liberation” in his anonymously authored treatise The Principles of Thought for a New Japan . It traces how Miki adopted and critiqued...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 623–648.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Kenny K. K. Ng Abstract Cosmopolitanism promises to go beyond national thinking and tradition‐bound parochialism by reemphasizing the interconnectedness of individuals, communities, and cultures. This article probes the politics of adaptation of the left‐leaning Cantonese Union Film Enterprise...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 814–821.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the diaspora from either kind of worldli- positions 3:.3 0 1995by Duke University Press Radhakrishnan I Toward an Eccentric Cosmopolitanism 81 5 ness: Old World or New World. (3) The double accountability of the dias...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 825–844.
Published: 01 November 2019
... anarchists’ struggle to redeem a sense of cosmopolitanism while their lives are engulfed by the turmoil of international and civil wars. Against the backdrop of war, the translation further contextualizes Huang’s historical shift from anarchist politics to his focus on developing a unique theory...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., Takeshi Kaneshiro is a noteworthy instance who attracts critical attention and merits formal study. As a half-Japanese, half-Taiwanese movie star, Kaneshiro can never be placed in a definite cultural and ethnic category. His bi-ethnic, cosmopolitan image has distinguished him from his counterparts...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 15–40.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Linh Khanh Nguyen Abstract In much of the mobilities literature, a dichotomy exists between the urban and rural. The bulk of studies view the urban as a receiving center, one that is cosmopolitan, diverse, and dynamic, while conflating the rural into its opposite: a backward, boring, and unchanging...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 649–676.
Published: 01 August 2023
... nightmare. This article—exploring the English-language-mediated cosmopolitan aspirations of African students in contemporary Beijing—recasts Fanon's observation and explores how dreams of efficacious personhood, like nightmares of compromised subjectivity, imbricate the same spatiotemporal tension between...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... growth, and the cosmopolitan Marxism of urban life, Tanigawa (along with the other members of his commune) practiced a rigorous subtraction from the dominant ideological and aesthetic discourse of postwar Japanese life. Remapping their politics by imbricating activism with the line of writing, they moved...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 719–747.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., the author highlights the ambiguity of the film’s use of the two senses of goemul —humanity and monstrosity—in portraying the current geopolitical dangers that threaten the cosmopolitan inhabitants of Seoul and, in particular, threaten the social cohesion of the family as the most elementary form of kinship...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 469–497.
Published: 01 August 2019
... lifeworlds of many Chinese transnational migrants. Due to the impossibility of simultaneously achieving the promises of success, pleasing one’s family, and attaining a sense of cosmopolitanism, many migrants resign themselves to the instabilities of mobile life. Their experiences are suggestive...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 531–539.
Published: 01 August 2023
... short of historical reckoning. Like multiculturalism, cosmopolitanism may appear on its surface to be a superficial attempt to transcend cultural and national boundaries, but Kenny K. K. Ng recuperates the radical potential of cosmopolitanism by looking at local adaptations of world classics...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and Communications at RMIT University, Melbourne. She recently published Branding Cities: Cosmopolitanism, Parochialism, and Social Change (2009). Tamara Jacka is a Senior Fellow (Associate Professor) in the Department of Political...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 693–719.
Published: 01 August 2016
... by Duke University Press 2016 region horizons of universality mistranslation Kerala References Appiah Kwame Anthony ( 2006 ). Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers . London : Allen Lane (Penguin) . Barlow Tani. E ( 2007 ). Asian Women in Reregionalization...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 667–696.
Published: 01 August 1999
... of cosmopolitanism, in contrast to Korean immigrants who go directly to the United States. The cosmopolitan, according to Ulf Han- nerz, is a creature of the organization of diversity in world culture.16 He dis- tinguishes the cosmopolitan from...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 173–194.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Ashis . 2001 . “Time Travel to a Possible Self: Searching for the Alternative Cosmopolitanism of Cochin.” In Times Warps: Silent and Evasive Pasts in Indian Politics and Religion , 157 – 209 . New Delhi : Permanent Black . Natarajan Baiju , ed. 2007 . Cities of Kerala: Actually...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 425–458.
Published: 01 May 2010
... of subjects is the simultaneous mobilization of cosmopolitanism, on the one hand, and Chinese civilization, culture, and national identity, on the other. My argument, in brief, is that the place of lesbians and gay men in China is intimately connected...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., this essay is concerned with the cultural politics of what I call the “homecoming stories” of the Vietnam- ese diaspora, for their focus on the cosmopolitan hero allows us not only to resituate Vietnamese America in relation to the contemporary...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 365–397.
Published: 01 May 2002
... in Europe. Ogai¯ stages the choice as one between identity as Japanese and a purely negative (i.e., nonnational) cosmopolitanism. While Ota,¯ the protagonist, chooses the former, he confesses to suffering from a last- ing resentment as a consequence...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 633–644.
Published: 01 November 2017
..., CA : Sage . Roudometof Victor . 2005 . “Transnationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and Glocalization.” Current Sociology 53 , no. 1 : 113 – 35 . Sassen Saskia . 2001 . The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Sheller Mimi...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 165–208.
Published: 01 February 2007
... “the colourless vague- ness of cosmopolitanism,” nor “the fierce self-idolatry of nation-worship.” He endorsed the Indian approach of “social regulation of differences, on the one hand, and the spiritual recognition of unity on the other.”15...