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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 (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 (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 (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 (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
...Samuel Perry 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 describe it in their travel...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (2022) 30 (4): 815–838.
Published: 01 November 2022
... by understanding North Koreans as potential criminals. The first part conceptualizes Korean Chinese villagers’ ethical obligation toward North Koreans, which I call ethnic ethos , and focuses on how the director preserves the Korean Chinese's conscience by stereotyping North Korean border crossers as “dangerous...
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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 (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 (2015) 23 (2): 317–347.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and postcolonial state culture. We show that, despite the widely held view that Ilminchuŭi, the official state policy of the Syngman Rhee regime, was a fascist ideology, it was in fact developed from anticolonial ethnic discourses in Korea. In addition, despite its alleged “nationalist democracy,” Ilminchuŭi...
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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 (2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
... notions of race, nationality, and skin color in the context of egg donation. In contrast to dominant assumptions that intended parents primarily seek donors who match their own racial/ethnic backgrounds, most commissioning parents in this study sought Indian egg donors with darker skin tones. This article...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of ethnic minorities and villains, waiting for opportunities to return, seek revenge, and talk back. The disappearance of animals in the mid-1960s marked the start of the Cultural Revolution but also paved the way for its own ideological demise. When the wrathful animals returned to the screen in the late...