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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... filled with decontextualized buildings designed by famous foreign architects. While this uniformly high-rise environment and urban development is common among the high-economic-growth East and Southeast Asia countries since the 1980s, one difference in Singapore's urbanism is a utopian belief that once...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 446–463.
Published: 01 May 1994
.... Roundtable Mom after Marxism: History, Subalternity, and Difference Dipesh Chakrabariy 1. Marxism and Difference In the left circles of the Anglo-American academies, Marxism no longer commands the prestige it did in the 1970s. Its place has been taken...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Tomiyama Ichirō Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Colonialism and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone: The Academic Analysis of Difference in "the Island Peoples" Tomiyama lchird "The Southern Islands" and the Sciences of the Tropical Zone The Sciences...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 418–449.
Published: 01 May 1995
...Michael Dutton Copyright © 1995 by Duke University Press 1995 Dreaming of Better Times: ”Repetition with a Difference“ and Community Policing in China Michael Dutton Introduction Zi Zhang asks: “Can one know what the future will hold in ten dynas...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Lei Guang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Taste, Urban Fashions: The Cultural Politics of Rural/Urban Difference in Contemporary China Lei Guang Speaking of workers and peasants, the workers have relatively more cultureWe can’t say...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 67–98.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Karl Marx et Arnold Ruge . Paris : La Fabrique . Deleuze Gilles . 1968 . Différence et répétition . Paris : Presses Universitaires de France . Deleuze Gilles . 1994 . Difference and Repetition , translated by Patton Paul . New York : Columbia University Press...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 499–529.
Published: 01 August 2019
... and unquestioned ownership of it. This double bind is echoed by the discourse on national allegory, with its simultaneous impulses to avoid reifying the categories of first world and third world as incommensurably “different,” while also combatting a Eurocentric universalism that fails to acknowledge productive...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Suzy Kim Feminism, both as theory and praxis, has long grappled with the dilemma of sex difference—whether to celebrate women’s “difference” from men as offering a more emancipatory potential or to challenge those differences as man-made in the process of delineating modern sexed subjects. While...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 643–669.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Enrique Bonus Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Marking and Marketing ”Difference“: Filipino Oriental Stores in Southern California Enrique Bonus In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself -Frantz...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 519–567.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Barry Sautman Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Theories of East Asian Intellectual and Behavioral Superiority and Discourses on ”Race Differences” Barry Sautman In a 1993 interview, Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s longtime strongman...
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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 (1998) 6 (2): 475–502.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jiemin Bao Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Same Bed, Different Dreams: Intersections of Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality among Middle- and Upper-class Chinese Immigrants in Bangkok Jiemin Bao When Guoyi,’ a Chinese immigrant woman in Bangkok...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 115–144.
Published: 01 February 2019
...” and Marx’s “dialectical logic.” How are we to think of a logic of strategy alongside a logic of dialectics? What is the historical materiality of this alongsidedness, and what political direction must be given to the unavoidable methodological differences, disorder, and chaos resulting from...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 175–207.
Published: 01 February 2019
... production and life, understood as code, has profound ramifications for the organization of the humanities, which are still indebted to very powerful presuppositions not only about species difference (such as the difference between human and animal) but also about the way in which species difference...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1159–1189.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and animal protection in court reports and visual culture and argues that ideas about Sino-foreign cultural difference should be viewed as a product of social and political conflict and are not necessarily, as is commonly assumed, the basis or source of such conflict. The article shows this by demonstrating...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 203–224.
Published: 01 February 2021
... as representing an age-old Islamic tradition; the second, based on stories and reports in a Malay newspaper, signals the drive toward novelty, progress, and modernity. The article explores how both storytelling contexts, despite certain differences, converge on the shared themes of travel, water, and islands...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 677–708.
Published: 01 August 2023
... traces by a variety of different actors. Drawing on a range of concepts from cultural studies and visual ethnography, the article provides a close reading of these traces, treating them as important historical documents and examples of how human actors interact with the built environment during China's...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Ken MacLean This essay examines the ongoing “fight against corruption” in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The PMU-18 scandal (ca. 2005–2007), the country's largest to date, is featured as a way to explore how different initiatives to audit the financial-moral practices of officials at all levels...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... universal standard of modern beauty. Despite all the hype about the apparent disparity in meaning attributed to the different parts of the female body, however, I argue that the foot fetish and the hand fetish are related to each other by a hidden continuity or affinity. Women's elegant and dainty hands...