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positions (2007) 15 (2): 225–249.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Andre Gunder Frank Duke University Press 2007 No Civilization/s: Unity and Continuity in Diversity; or, Multilateral and Entropic Paradigms for the World Today and Tomorrow Andre Gunder Frank A Holistic Introduction We are living in confusing and dangerous times...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 719–758.
Published: 01 November 2021
... the findings—conceptualizations whose plausibility arises not from the archive but from the historian's own historically situated sensibilities. This article identifies a deep orientation at work in an otherwise highly diverse set of scholarship on the early PRC. A research paradigm privileging the individual...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 November 2021
... restrictions cannot. There is no easy fix to the two-tier system created by Document Nine's prohibition against evidence-based history research. Nonetheless, collaborative translation projects and vigorously pushing for a more diverse and inclusive field in and outside of China can help PRC history continue...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
... focuses on these marginalized mixed children and explores the diversity of their backgrounds and experiences after returning home. It establishes how various barriers faced by mothers have discouraged them from securing their children's citizenship, resulting in the “unrecognized” status of the latter...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
... of the putative rights of the unborn, whether sexed or disabled, as the case may be, I argue that we need multiple modes of knowing how decisions are structured in different contexts. Only then can we acknowledge the feminist work that lies ahead in negotiating with women's diverse “choices”—as victims, criminals...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
...? Conversely, how might socialist continuities work in conjunction with neoliberalism to affirm its basic tenets? We argue for an understanding of transnational neoliberalism as a globally diverse set of technical practices, institutions, modes of power, and governing strategies informed by cultural...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 659–667.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of neoliberalism today thus is to investigate how such historically and culturally contingent articulations of neoliberal logics and techniques work out (or do not work out) in diverse social and political settings. To illustrate this point, I highlight some of the convergent and divergent issues in two important...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Soo Ah Kwon This article interrogates the shortfalls of neoliberal democracy and its political practices for citizen (and noncitizen) subjects in the United States by drawing on ethnographic research of a diverse group of second-generation Asian and Pacific Islander youth's attempt to challenge...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... dystopic places that possess diverse cultures under erasure or suppression, and in which there is no past, only endlessly present space. Critical independent film, like much of the contemporary film since the 1980s, displays dissatisfaction with the stifling enclosure of a quasi-authoritarian late...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2013
... anchored in (East) Asia, these debates have curiously failed to consider the case of Japanese colonialism, where deeper physiognomic similarities between colonizer and colonized made it even more important to create, mark, and patrol the shifting boundaries between the diverse members of the multiethnic...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and the West, especially the United States. This review essay attempts to understand Barney vis-à-vis a lineage of Western artists and scholars who have interpreted Japan in diverse ways. It asks whether and how Barney is echoing the Orientalist tendencies of earlier artists and whether and how globalization...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 497–546.
Published: 01 August 2013
... in the context of modern colonial urbanism was an essential condition for the development of this culture of political diversity. This article describes the new forces brought about by the colonial regime — the imposition of a modern state apparatus, the introduction of French education, the opening of society...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2014
... polarities but are interpenetrating, interacting, and mutually signifying. However, on the other hand, although local-language rap songs assert the value of pluralism and diversity and defy the characterization of China as a unified, homogenous nation-state, this essay problematizes the local identities...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
...John Whittier Treat Pinkwashing and homonationalism are recent terms coined to describe the identification of sexual minorities with the neoliberal state; the former is usually used to critique certain policies within the State of Israel meant to promote its society as tolerant of diversity...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
...' response to the controversy by highlighting how meaning is not only produced by the author; it is also consumed by various audiences that bring diverse sets of experiences into meaning making. It concludes that the controversy is less about content and more about who controls knowledge production...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 February 2015
... to be completely acceptable to a “global audience” who straddles across diverse ethnic, cultural, religious, national, and ideological borders. Running through this piece is a complementary theme—the “racialization of point of view”—which further tied the participants of this controversy to a polarizing...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... diversity—is highly informed by his reading of Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Ōe Kenzaburō African-American blackness postwar Japanese literature 1960s Ralph Ellison References Abel Marco . 2007 . Violent Affect...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
... posts serve as a force to renegotiate and reshape a diverse, open-ended, and fluid online star phenomenon of Kaneshiro in the global entertainment arena that reaches beyond his cinematic presence. This article argues that Internet fan scrutiny opens up new dimensions in his star persona...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 February 2019
... divided , in which the operation of vectors of homogenization and connection are determined by the continuous multiplication of the factors of “diversity” and the activation of logics of disconnection and fragmentation. It is far from a “smooth” world, and thus we cannot attempt to think it critically...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 437–468.
Published: 01 August 2019
... sector and analyzes the diverse representational strategies of Korean housemaids by different gazers in mass media and literary works produced in the colonial and postcolonial period. In particular, it deals with the issue of colonial intimacy, focusing on the colonial encounter that includes the dynamic...