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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): 595–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., if not the dominant, factor shaping their livelihood and experience: frequent, unpredictable demolition of urban villages led by government-corporate coalitions for economic and political purposes is responsible for much of this spatial temporality. Many are forced to relocate their businesses and families time...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
... collection station inside Settlement A, June 2016. Photograph taken by the author. Tan's family moved again in December 2017 because the land of Settlement A was taken back for some municipal infrastructural project. On the third day of no electricity or water supply, they relocated to another...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of either resistance or complicity vis-à-vis the state. Mengqi Wang insightfully examines the emergence of such spaces of contestation and ambiguity through an ethnographic analysis of demolition and relocation projects, known as chaiqian 拆迁, at Nanjing's urban fringes. In chaiqian , planners...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... and toward those whose extension projects were seen to have jeopardized the chances of investors targeting the area to establish industries. Predictably, views on house demolition, compensation, and their morality depended on villagers’ relative...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... organizations subsequently described the project as a failed socialist experi- ment and called for its demolition and replacement with private nonsubsi- dized housing (see g. Not unlike colonial constructs of “backwards” colonies,57 public discourse...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 193–215.
Published: 01 February 2011
... a comparative lens that departs from typical studies of Singaporean litera- ture, within Anglophone postcolonial literary studies, and South Korean lit- erature, within East Asian studies. This is part of a larger interdisciplinary project in which I...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 189–216.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of the traditional activist-oriented Korean independent films and videos, including Kim Dong-won's seminal Sanggye-dong Olympics ( Sanggye-dong ollimp'ik , 1988), predicated on participatory engagement with the issues caused by urban redevelopment, such as the demolition of an old town, the forced dislocation...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 671–693.
Published: 01 August 2010
... of “everyday life,” idealized workers and peasants, sports, parades, and massive building projects. The magazine employed a range of photographic styles, from straightforward and seem- ingly factual representations of people and events to extreme close...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and demolition bombs from the beginning of the war. From a report by the then Industry Minister Chŏng Ilryong, we know that most factories critical for export-­oriented products, including the Pon’gung Chemical Factory, stopped their operation...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 363–387.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to design the cenotaph. While contemplating possible designs for it, Kim and his sculptor wife, Kim Seo- kyung were told that there were constant efforts by the Japanese government to derail the project. Out of indignation, they decided to change the memorial from a cenotaph to a figural monument...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 177–249.
Published: 01 May 1994
... Terms slip and slide the moment talk about nations begins. One well-inten- tioned response is striving to standardize concepts of nation, nationality, and nationalism through a search for their essences. That project cannot succeed because...