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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Gabriella Lukacs This essay analyzes how the digital media economy harnesses young people's search for meaningful work to develop new apparatuses and mechanisms of extracting value from activities that are not typically recognized as work. Drawing on interviews with net idols and an analysis...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 595–596.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in 1990s Japan (2010). Her current book project focuses on net idols, cell phone novelists, Internet traders, “girly” photographers, and bloggers to examine how women seek “mean- ingful” work in the digital economy and how this economy harnesses...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... In Vietnam, high rates of inflation in the 1980s led the government to implement reforms of the economy under the slogan Ðổi mới (Renovation). These reforms included anti-inflationary measures characteristic of neoliberal policies. By the early 1990s, inflation was reduced to the single digits. After...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 381–409.
Published: 01 August 2015
... remained largely unfulfilled. Xia Zhang and I trace how Chinese and Japanese youth experiment with emotional and affective labor in the digital economy as they seek work that they see as relevant to their projects of self-­realization...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 379–402.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Activists and the New Working Class in China . New York : Palgrave Macmillan . Lukacs Gabriella . 2015 . “ The Labor of Cute: Net Idols, Cute Culture, and the Digital Economy in Contemporary Japan .” positions: asia critique 23 , no. 3 : 487 – 513 . Marx Karl . 1844...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... through contemporary individual acts of self-fashioning, projects of physical aestheticization and the manufacturing of new individual fates evident in the activity of studio portraiture and its postproduction digital manipulations in photo recovery shops. Some of the ways in which different modes...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 February 2024
... contradict each other. Nonetheless, promises of a greener future mobilize shared notions of cooperation in exchanges of work and support between urbanites and their rural counterparts. Situated between socialist sacrifice, market service, and digital technologies, these reciprocal environmental engagements...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 701–727.
Published: 01 November 2020
... that evoke affective engagement and connective practices in the digital space. By fostering multisensory interactions with the kanch’ŏp-ingyŏ personas on the screen, the graphic power of comics invites the viewer to participate in the characters’ boundary-crossing movements against the geopolitical backdrop...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
.... Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. 2011a. Economies of Abandonment: Social Belonging and Endurance in Late Liberalism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. 2011b. The Woman on the Other Side of the Wall: Archiving the Otherwise in Postcolonial Digital...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 229–256.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., actors, scriptwriters, cinematographers, and editors are paving the way for a new Philippine cinema via the digital independent cinema. The envagination of the Philippine economy, from its beginnings in the Marcos–Nixon-­to-­Reagan era to its...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 463–486.
Published: 01 August 2015
... that performs as an endorsement for information-­economy labor as the ideal form of self-­satisfying employment. Days of Love and Labor thus valorizes network labor in a manner that embodies what Eran Fisher calls the “digital discourse.”8...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the eighteenth century or contemporary digital file sharers, the media pirate cuts a hip, antiestablishment figure: at once creative, transgressive, and enterprising. So the search for more demoniacal associations continues, roping in the smuggler, the counterfeiter, the serial killer, and, closer to our times...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 691–699.
Published: 01 November 2020
..., in relation to the genre. Webtoons more than other mass mediated forms pull social elements into an activity Yi calls digital positions 28:4 doi 10.1215/10679847-8606389 Copyright 2020 by Duke University Press positions 28:4 November 2020 692 reticulation, which in Yi s critical community means retrieving...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 May 2011
... in Chinese, Hong Kong, and Philippine cinema are explored here, each demonstrating differing inflections in relation to digitization, finance capital, gender performativity, and generic style. Haptic mapping, the rapidly oscillating gender of the “female” martial artist, the transcendent “male” virtuosic...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... levels. The article concludes that death and reanimation across media channels point to a new rhythmic temporal regime. Characters are now mortal but cannot die, doomed to become eternally wandering media‐mix zombies. The article relates this media economy linked to themes of death and animation...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 449–450.
Published: 01 May 2007
... 2007 Contributors Giovanni Arrighi is a professor of sociology at Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of many influential articles and books on the political economy of the world system. His latest book is Adam...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of shanzhai, I argue, makes visible an imaginary of collectivity, one that disrupts the state's continuous claim to “the nation” as a signifier for “the people.” To realign the national interest with that of “the people,” state media reshapes the shanzhai discourse by separating “shanzhai economy” from...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
...- formers of color encounter as they attempt to stage their race, gender, class, and sexuality in the theatrical marketplace.9 Cheang established herself as a major talent in computer forms with a series of highly regarded digital works, including...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 811–823.
Published: 01 November 2019
... could do in her limited life. So I gave her a video camera and a digital recorder and told her to record her own life. After she had passed away, we edited the foot- Kehoe and Hongwei An Interview with He Xiaopei 815 ages into a film. That film [The Lucky One] went to a film festival; we also uploaded...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 August 2022
... anthropology, science and technology studies, and China studies, she conducted ethnographic research on the low-end real estate market in eastern Nanjing. Her publications have appeared in flagship journals such as Urban Studies and the Journal of Cultural Economy , and have explored China's real estate...