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positions (2022) 30 (2): 377–407.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Carolyn Areum Choi Abstract The pursuit of overseas English language education by South Korean youth has resulted in a hierarchy of educational destinations, with migrants studying English in the Global North attaining higher cultural capital compared to those learning English in the Global South...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1095–1125.
Published: 01 November 2012
.... But they also do important cultural work. In the context of education reform in late socialist China, the collective interpretation of horror stories provides a moral arena in which truths about how to raise and educate children correctly are produced and naturalized. They constitute negative models, usually...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 503–540.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Eika Tai Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Kokugo and Colonial Education in Taiwan Eika Tai Problematizing “Teaching Japanese” Under Japanese colonial rule, the Taiwanese were compelled to study and to speak Kokugo...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
...T. E. Woronov This article is a close study of the discourses and practices of suzhi jiaoyu or “Education for Quality” in contemporary Beijing. Through a study of efforts to raise the “quality” of the capital's children in order to raise the “quality” of the Chinese nation and its future...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 353–375.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Johanna L. Waters; Maggi W. H. Leung Abstract This article foregrounds and unpacks the significance of education in the migration of children in contemporary Asia, drawing principally on research undertaken in Hong Kong and across the border with Mainland China (Shenzhen). Using the example...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2014
... to construct an alternative subcultural space outside that defined by adult culture and hierarchical institutions. These rap songs employ “vulgar” local language, which is identified as a noninstitutional language that has long been excluded from formal education, to assert an oppositional, counterhegemonic...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2015
... the Visualizing Cultures dispute can be better contextualized and understood. The issues at stake are not only technological, nor are they restricted to the structural transformations of educational institutions such as the growing popularity of e-learning platforms. To fully examine today's Chinese online...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 301–321.
Published: 01 May 2022
.... As established in this article, this leads to both structural and social barriers that include isolation and limited access to education. misakii@kanda.kuis.ac.jp Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 transnational divorce return migration mixed-nationality children Vietnam Korea...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 83–107.
Published: 01 February 2011
...Richard Reitan In early twentieth-century Japan, educators, journalists, and government bureaucrats debated the “proper” roles for women in society. They approached this “woman problem” as a struggle between two competing moral ideals for women: the “good wife/wise mother” and the “new woman...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 159–191.
Published: 01 February 2011
... such as stage productions, films, magazine illustrations, paintings, and posters. The article ultimately argues that visual media in North Korea are not merely consumerist objects but by far the most important form of bodily discipline. Their functions are wide in scope—they educate, entertain, and mobilize...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Japan. The United States was already under the influence of the Bauhaus in the 1930s as evidenced in the establishments of Black Mountain College and the Chicago Bauhaus. The concept of progressive art education promoted by these schools eventually reached Japan through the postwar occupation, whose...
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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 (4): 877–906.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chi-she Li; Tsung-yi Michelle Huang In this essay we argue that stories of rich merchants enable us to see new forms of neoliberal subject imaginary. They serve to teach the public about how to become a profit-seeking person, given that previously formal education did not prepare citizens...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
... by putting it in the context of the People's Republic of China's (PRC) patriotic education policy that securitizes culture by focusing on identity as difference in a zero-sum game that distinguishes civilization from barbarism, and China from the rest of the world. It critically analyzes the professors...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
...” (specifications) in order to increase their marketability. This article argues that the state and the family joined forces in order to help young people accept the deregulation of the labor market. While the state established an education market, parents (especially “manager moms”) contributed to the development...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 241–279.
Published: 01 February 2019
... studies is a direct offshoot of this discursive formation, even though it was introduced to American higher education only much later after World War II. How the West can be separated from the Rest, how this process of separation can be repeatedly performed, and how the postulation of an area can...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 825–844.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Huang Wenshan; I-Yi Hsieh This translation introduces the life trajectory of Huang Wenshan—a first-generation Chinese anthropologist who received education from Columbia University in the 1920s—and his reflections on the anarchist wing within Chiang Kai-shek’s Kuomingtang. Drawing on Huang’s...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 19–64.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Julia F. Andrews This article is a reflection on two intersecting themes, the rise of women as artists and as female subjects for art, in the context of the evolving status of women in twentieth-century China. Set in the context of the nascent modern education for women and the emergence...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 163–182.
Published: 01 February 2021
... society, and the public imagination, ensuring that Penan voices are heard on issues as varied as access to education, the predations of logging companies, and the existential questions of land tenure. In setting aside space for a Penan storyteller to speak in his own eloquent words, this article is itself...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 813–837.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Kim Saryang and nominated for the Akutagawa Prize in 1940; and the essay “Chōsen ni okeru kokugo seisaku oyobi kokugo kyōiku no shōrai” (“National Language Policies in Korea and the Future of National Language Education,” 1942), written by the prominent Japanese linguist Tokieda Motoki. The article...