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positions (2012) 20 (1): 67–94.
Published: 01 February 2012
... that the positionality of area specialists, marked as being in the West as opposed to indigenous informants as being in Asia, has nothing to do with geography, culture, the degree of development in capitalist modernization, or religion. By challenging the discourse of the West and the Rest in which the disciplines...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries when the conquest of the Americas was underway; this politics of regulated interstate rivalry gave rise to international law and the politics of internationality. The discourse of the-West-and-the-Rest was formed and routinized against this historical background. Area...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 February 1996
... of these triumphalist East Asian narratives assign a dubious homogeneity to the East and increasingly offer up an East Asian model to be emulated by the declining West and the rest of the world. East Asian discourses on the rise of the East, which...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
... freed ourselves from the discourse of the postwar emperor system and established a new per- spective from which to critically analyze the complicity of universalism and particularism and the binarism of the West and the Rest? Unfortunately...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 731–762.
Published: 01 August 1999
... converge with discourses of gender and female sexuality. As noted above, the West is a place where the virginity of Indian women is under constant threat. The guardians of the heroine’s sexual purity and, therefore, her cultural purity...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 160–193.
Published: 01 February 1993
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Translingual Practice: The Discourse of Individualism between China and the West Lydia H. Liu The meaning of a word is its use in the language.-Wittgenstein The concept...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 321–341.
Published: 01 May 1996
... of ‘the West’ (in all its complexities and contradictions) as the primary referent in theory and praxis” (“Under Western Eyes: Feminist Scholarship and Colonial Discourses,” in Third World Women and the Politics of Feminism, ed. Chandra Talpade Mohanty, Ann...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 689–710.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the West from the Rest, even us versus them. His central argument regarding the dislocation of the West and its mutual relation to the objectivizing gaze of Asia resonates not only in Asian area studies and studies of civilization in general...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Stuart . 1996 . “ The West and the Rest: Discourse and Power .” In Modernity: An Introduction to Modern Societies , edited by Hall Stuart Held David Hubert Don Thompson Kenneth , 184 – 227 . Malden, MA : Blackwell . Mill John Stuart . [1861] 1972 . “ Considerations...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 814–821.
Published: 01 August 1995
... the West by cultivating a real alternative to metropolitan dominance. The “rest of the world” is indeed what diasporas are all about, and the Rest has an obligation to “reorient” the West toward a genuine universalism. In the ultimate...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 271–275.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of macro- or hypergendering suggests to Ling that it is time we reconsider familiar bina- rial oppositions such as local and global, West and the rest, here and there. positions 7:2 0 1999 by Duke University Press. positions 7:2 Fall...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... The Legacy of the Chinese Empires: Beyond the West and the Rest. Education about Asia 22, no.1: 6 10. Gaubatz, Piper Rae. 1996. Beyond the Great Wall: Urban Form and Transformation on the Chinese Frontier. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. Gladney, Dru. 2004. Dislocating China: Muslims...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): 806–813.
Published: 01 August 1995
... in relation to our notion of cultural difference. The second concerns our notion of the West as a refuge of democracy. For anthropologists, diaspora disrupts the neat way the world is divided up into the West and the Rest. Increasingly...
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positions (1993) 1 (1): 224–267.
Published: 01 February 1993
... 262 peoples. Thus he sought to clarify the scientific facts of the “diffusion” of the West to the rest and distinguish them from the irrational, unfactualfeelings that formerly subject peo- ples held toward the West...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Edward . 1978 . Orientalism . New York : Pantheon Books . Sakai Naoki . 2009 . “ Asia and Image of the World: Co-Figuration of the West and the Rest .” Paper presented at the Global Asia in Historical Perspectives conference , Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA , October...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 171–197.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of Mid- dle Eastern and Indian classics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries thus enabled the West to imagine its civilization visvis the Orient in the time of modern colonialism.2 The problem of representation, however...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 9–28.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Moinak Biswas This article considers a possible logic of evolution in Indian cinema, which rests on the movement from space as stage of action, imbued with value, to a multiplication of secularized intermediary spaces. The encounter with the city—a defined geography and grid—made its own...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 745–778.
Published: 01 August 1993
... in the West by producing discourses of themselves as productive and law-abiding minority citizens. They actively deploy images of themselves as skillful handlers of money (Freedman 1959), trading minorities (Wertheim 1964), and middlemen...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): v–viii.
Published: 01 May 1993
... the focus on a self-constituting West. Scholars in this issue, on the contrary, report anxiously as they find themselves treading shaky grounds. They invoke cat- egories such as ritual or culture with hypercritical trepidation. Each...
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positions (2010) 18 (3): 571–597.
Published: 01 August 2010
...-­gaku discourse [a neologism used to distinguish from tra- ditional honz by indicating the incorporation of ideas from the West] had a purpose — ­to be used as material to confirm what a depicted object is. For this reason, they are a group...