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positions (2009) 17 (3): 713–740.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and more the disembodied embodiments of a failed inheritance and disjointed temporality. The discontinuity between traditional past and modernized present was once obscured by the fantasy of corporate paternalism; and when this discontinuity is exposed, a disconcerting vacuum opens up, leaving the present...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 133–160.
Published: 01 February 2013
... “conversion” to supporting the Japanese empire, through textual analysis that highlights the continuities and discontinuities between his earlier Hegelian-Marxist philosophy of history and his later concerns with cultural crisis and Kyoto School dialectics. The third part looks more specifically at Sŏ's...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 9–34.
Published: 01 February 2022
... policy is absolutely continuous with other reforms across economic sectors (agricultural responsibility systems and urban enterprise reforms) and discontinuous with anything we might understand as population management in the period 1949–76. The “law of value debate” in 1979, which “resolved” a long...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
... the legitimate claims of Moros for secession/separation from the Philippines but also the feminist critique of military sexual violations against Moro women. Yet despite the controlling pro-peace discourse, the film features a series of fractures and discontinuities in narrative and characterization that leave...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... discontinuity internationality anthropological difference Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
... particularity with a universalist self-concept).26 In Nishitani’s words, Europe is attempting to ignore the “meteorological sign” (kishgakuteki chk) of a “vital discontinuity in the depths of history.”27 One of the crucial questions regarding...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 91–111.
Published: 01 February 2007
... that was, in most cases, acquired through nonac- ademic curricula. Jintian exposed a major discontinuity in the realm of artis- tic and poetic thinking by revealing a subjective capacity at the edge of a void or, more precisely, the courage to approach...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . www.takeshikaneshiro.org/ (site discontinued; accessed February 17, 2013 ). Takeshi Kaneshiro Message Board . 2013 . Internet Movie Database . www.imdb.com/name/nm0437580/board/nest/151097310 (site discontinued; accessed February 10, 2013 ). “ Takeshi Kaneshiro News: Red Cliff in Russian Theatres (Short...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
... be advanced in multiple directions. Separation can be apprehended as a purely epistemic relation to the object of observation, without practical engagement,10 or as a discontinuity, indicating sociality without commensurability; we might...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 283–305.
Published: 01 May 1995
... that perme- ated Chen Duxiu’s appeal in “Call to Youth.” The difference lay in Li’s pio- neering forms of logic as well. Li proposed his category of Spring ego as essentially consisting of a double temporal discontinuity: to attain...
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positions (2007) 15 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 2007
... departures in some of its regions and sectors that may appear discontinuous. It may indeed be the case that the industrial “revolu- tion,” like the agricultural one before it, was an inflection in a continuous global development, which marks...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 117–142.
Published: 01 February 2023
... or a cloud of droplets” (Deleuze and Parnet 2007 : 66). Deleuze's concept of the event defines the ontological mechanism of the continuous differentiation of the everyday, immanent world. Events are ruptures inherent to the discontinuous flow of matter, and, in Deleuze's ( 1990 : 207) reading of Leibniz...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 February 2005
...-tech war In understanding such transformations, Borges’s image of the rotten, tat- tered Map of Empire provides some insight. It allows us to think about both the continuities and discontinuities that inform the current transformation...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 417–429.
Published: 01 May 1994
... studies, and so on) in general.3 In brief, I argue that Ahmad’s theoretical and methodological critique of Said’s Orientalism-which, Ahmad argues, stresses historical continuity over discontinuity, nation over class, discourse over political...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
...,” 2000, httpwww1.ocn.ne.jp/~kobakan/contents/dereguration_inthetelecom.html (accessed June 3, 2011; site discontinued). 16. In 2001, Yahoo! BB of SOFTBANK BB began offering an Internet service with an eight...
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positions (1994) 2 (3): 570–602.
Published: 01 August 1994
... that await interpretation, we are presented with flat characters, sheer surfaces, and narrative discontinuities that resist our every attempt to read into the characters or the story itself. In this refusal to provide the reader...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of the sociopolitical changes and discontinuity of the 1990s. The narrative exhibits tremendous faith in the upward mobility of an open society. The fisherman believes that if one tries hard enough, one can survive and earn a living in Hong Kong. Ironically...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
... of the Saigon government of the 1960s as the real Vietnamese government. In the Marxist Hanoi historiography of the 1950s and 1960s, the legitimacy of the Tây So) n peasant rebellion provided a key example of legitimate historical discontinuity...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
... it, no longer “a history sought in the con- tinuity of memory but . . . a memory cast in the discontinuity of history.”9 For communities such as the Cambodians and the Cha˘ms, the layering of historical traumas — war, genocide, occupation, and forced...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
... that shíshì is “what brings the discontinuity into the continuity.”26 Through Pozzana and Russo ‚ Circumstances, Politics, and History 321 a prolonged and thorough scholarly investigation of the entire corpus of Chinese philosophical and political...