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positions (2000) 8 (2): 499–529.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tessa Morris-Suzuki 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Ethnic Engineering: Scientific Racism and Public Opinion Surveys in Midcentury Japan Tessa Morris-Suzuki The science of race and the scientific study of public opinion are not normally bracketed...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 739–771.
Published: 01 November 2019
...David Tobin The official China Dream of the Great revival tells a story of China reversing “humiliation” by Western powers and returning to its premodern, rightful place at the center of world affairs. However, since ethnically targeted violence in Ürümqi in 2009, leading thinkers and policy makers...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 423–450.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Yanshuo Zhang Abstract This article probes a long‐overlooked concept in modern China—ethnic indigeneity—to propose new ways of looking at the relationship between the Chinese nation and its multiethnic minority groups. The Western scholarly community has long held that because the Chinese state...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
... particular brand of royalist nationalism. The general line of the argument based on the interpretation of Vajiravudh's infamous articles is the king singled out the ethnic Chinese—known to be the largest ethnic minority as well as the dominant force controlling the Siamese economy—as the national other...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 475–502.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Jiemin Bao Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Same Bed, Different Dreams: Intersections of Ethnicity, Gender, and Sexuality among Middle- and Upper-class Chinese Immigrants in Bangkok Jiemin Bao When Guoyi,’ a Chinese immigrant woman in Bangkok...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Samuel Perry Duke University Press 2006 Korean as Proletarian: Ethnicity and Identity in Chang Hyo˘k-chu’s “Hell of the Starving” Samuel Perry “Land of bald mountains, land of red earth” — this is usually how people who have been to Korea...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 717–747.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Bakirathi Mani Duke University Press 2006 Beauty Queens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Transnational Modernities at the Miss India USA Pageant Bakirathi Mani At the 1999 Miss India USA pageant, held in San Jose, California, more than six hundred...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 285–332.
Published: 01 May 2002
...Ming-cheng M. Lo 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Between Ethnicity and Modernity: Taiwanese Medical Students and Doctors under Japan’s K¯ominka Campaign, 1937–1945 Ming-cheng M. Lo In the Absence of the “Color Code” Although interdisciplinary scholarship...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 525–546.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Jian Xu 2002 by Duke University Press 2002 Radical Ethnicity and Apocryphal History: Reading the Sublime Object of Humanism in Zhang Chengzhi’s Late Fictions Jian Xu Zhang Chengzhi is a well-known contemporary Chinese writer whose sen- timents...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
... of ethnic, refugee, and national subjectivities and communities as well as the hegemonic discourses that underwrite them. This essay urges an epistemological shift from the site/sight-specific approaches to race, ethnicity, and nationalism that typically dominate ethnic studies, area studies, anthropology...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 761–787.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Inhye Kang Visual technologies were significant tools in the field of anthropology throughout the late nineteenth century, when they were frequently used for studying and exploring other ethnicities. This article argues that visual technologies played an active role for Japanese anthropologists...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
... in Japan as the ground for commodification and political repression. I call this the “divided margin.” The divided margin represented a larger colonial and policing strategy of dividing and conquering Korean proletarian movements and working-class identification by promoting and supporting ethnic identity...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
... stars. The emergence of participatory cyberculture has further ethnicized or globalized transnational Chinese or Asian stars such as Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michelle Yeoh, Zhang Ziyi, Chow Yun-fat, and Ken Watanabe, who are known for their compelling, exotic images to the Westernized audience. Among others...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Shu-mei Shih Area studies was originally set up to provide strategically important information for the US empire, while ethnic studies was an aftermath of the civil rights movement critiques it from within. This alone may explain the hostility between area studies and ethnic studies...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 813–837.
Published: 01 November 2016
... argues that while Tokieda's pro-kōminka essays and Kim Saryang's story of mixed ethnic identity may seem to convey divergent messages, both authors rely upon—and simultaneously abject—the figure of the mother, as well as the fissured relations of gender, class, and ethnicity embodied by her. Copyright...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 421–437.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Elizabeth H. Pisares If social invisibility is defined as the derivation of a social identity through nonvisible characteristics, Filipino-American social invisibility is the derivation of an ethnic identity given character by its chronic misrecognition and effaced representation in U.S. culture...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 537–566.
Published: 01 August 2009
...: the notion of suzhi (quality). By examining the position of suzhi in a broader discourse concerning the population and its attributes (which also intersects with key notions of nation, class, ethnicity, gender, and citizenship) I shed light on the fortunes of what I refer to as “technoscientific reasoning...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 763–779.
Published: 01 August 2011
... meanings on this history of suffering to serve their own interests. This has contributed to keeping alive the division between Taiwanese and mainlanders. These two groups, initially divided on a vague and problematic notion of ethnicity, have lived together for six decades on the same island. Copyright...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in Kinokuniya Hall on American race relations). In these nonfictional musings, Ōe posits an analogous existential dilemma shared by the postwar Japanese and post–civil rights era African-Americans. Ōe's proposed solution to this dilemma—a kind of existential freedom rooted in celebrating ethnic and racial...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 437–468.
Published: 01 August 2019
... but also marks the colonial landscape in Korea as the contested terrain of revealing fractures in the dichotomous colonial narratives and the intertwined frames of race/ethnicity, class, and gender. Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 Korean housemaid Japanese expatriate imperial...