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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Hai Ren Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Displacement and Museum Representation of Aboriginal Cultures in Taiwan Hai Ren In the neutrality of the object world, space is made contiguous and persons absent in time are made...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 207–237.
Published: 01 February 2009
.... Duke University Press 2009 Displacing Japan: Takeuchi Yoshimi’s Lu Xun in Light of Nishida’s Philosophy, and Vice Versa Christian Uhl When in May 1941 Takeuchi Yoshimi (1910 – 77) began discussing his par- ticipation in the series Ty shis ssho...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 807–835.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and contradictions of the rescue narrative illuminate how the very problems that transnational adoption putatively resolves—those of displacements wrought by war, global inequality, uneven development, reproductive injustice, severed kinship, and gendered racial hierarchy—loop back in disturbing and unending...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
... in which culturalism came to displace the more agonistic framework of class analysis, the essay explores transformations in the concept of political subjectivity, and the degree to which theatricalized expressions of discontent came to stand in for other kinds of politicization. I suggest...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 831–850.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Khatharya Um As a meditation on our longing for relationality across time and rupture, “Exiled Memory” examines the relationship between history, memory, and identity in the Southeast Asian diaspora. It situates the politics and art of remembering against the ravages of genocide and displacement...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... However, their perspectives on urbanization, development, and displacement are complex. This article provides some ethnographic context for the widely discussed related topics of land disputes and compensation. Based on fieldwork in rural Sichuan, it examines how the selection of agricultural areas...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to be displaced by the emerging tongzhi _movement through its political praxis of “coming out.” By tracing the trajectory of identity formation process via the (re)articulation of Crystal Boys , this paper thus highlights the centrality of prostitution in the state production of heteronormativity in Taiwan...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that evoke an invisible system of spatial violence. Adding a gendered twist to Walter Benjamin’s Marxist critique of phantasmagorias of the interior, Li’s feminist interior portrays a post-socialist masculinist urban (bodies-cities) network, where women are seen as displaced, homeless, and disappeared...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
... is made meaningful in Amir’s films both as a lived experience and as a displacement that is absent from the postcolonial everyday. The What- Has- Been and the Now of a Communist Past in Malaya in the Films of Amir Muhammad Carlo Bonura At first glance, considering Malaysia as exemplary of island imperial...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
... of untimely lives displaced in creating archival legibility—traces that reveal a different form of being that challenge the additive logic of the PPDA. This hesitation is cultivated through a comparative approach that couples archival and ethnographic research based on articles about Punjabi American life...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 719–758.
Published: 01 November 2021
... and essence, would not displace careful empirical investigation but deepen it by revealing the full complexity of the sources. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 People's Republic of China social theory mass society neoliberalism cultural turn When a discovery occasions...
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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): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
... lineage. Meanwhile, they intensify the predatory extraction of rent and fees from migrant laborers so as to navigate the dilemmas associated with state-endorsed projects of displacement and development. The seemingly paradoxical identifications of the peasant landlords as both rural and urban citizens...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 619–640.
Published: 01 August 2022
... private rental housing market have further led to estranged living among migrant tenants and landlords, who experience different forms of displacement in urban villages. Gongyu is the outcome of low-end accumulation, which is intended primarily for constructing low-quality, low-cost rental projects...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
... from 1919 to 1936, which was imagined and materialized by intellectuals, social reformers, and the Nationalist state in response to crises of capital accumulation, displacement of labor, and urbanization. New villages emerged as a worldwide sociopolitical response to exploitation and class antagonism...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 15–39.
Published: 01 February 2015
... withdrawal of Japan's troops from the Korean peninsula. Hideyoshi's defeat was displaced as a false start in Sino-Japanese relations after 1895. Optical and Cognitive Illusions: The MIT Visualizing Cultures Controversy in Spring 2006 Benjamin A. Elman In spring 2006, I was teaching...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... as ignorant and backward. As the peasantry has been displaced and the rural eviscerated (Yan 2008 ), China's urban cores are now celebrated as sites of future-led advancement and development. This reversal of political ideologies and economic investments has left millions of migrants flooding to cities...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 393–420.
Published: 01 May 2011
...-­run government.8 During these years, the Manila- ­based government encouraged the internal migration of non-­Muslims into southern Philippines. Thus the increase of unrest among Muslims in the 1950s resulted from the continued displacement...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 566–596.
Published: 01 May 1995
... never perform the same game in the way it was played before. To the extent that displacement figures each and every move on the board and survival signifies the process of constant negotiation, displacement is the existential...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 255–260.
Published: 01 May 1998
... on the Chinese Cul- tural Revolution” made clear. In that essay, Russo displaced the European preoccupation with legitimation crises. He replaced that frame with the extreme and often tragic lability of Maoist political experimentation...