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positions (2008) 16 (2): 409–433.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Weihua Wu; Xiying Wang Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Cultural Performance and the Ethnography of Ku in China Weihua Wu and Xiying Wang In the summer of 2005, we returned to Beijing, a city where we had studied and lived for nearly...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... arbitrary markers of poverty, which have been coined and widely narrated along with the very scheme. Importantly, however, their action does not just end up with a makeshift delineation of the other poor but also marks the embodiment of what they blame. The author’s ethnography brings to light how...
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positions (2011) 19 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 February 2011
... connections between Indian struggles over the problem and two U.S. feminist texts, Donna Haraway's essay “Fetus: The Virtual Speculum in the New World Order” and Rayna Rapp's ethnography Testing Women, Testing the Fetus . Many levels of disconnect across our respective “naturecultures” become visible in the...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 179–203.
Published: 01 February 2016
... hostesses, the author's ethnography reveals the ways in which power differentials are deployed by hostesses and club owners as a resource to incite the discourse of benevolence and rescue that attracts US GI customers to the clubs. By engaging the US military camp town as a space of migrant encounter, this...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... understood as socially and culturally heterogeneous. On the other hand, there is much resonance in the details among all these articles, reminding us that ethnography in contemporary China can accumulate to give us an anthropology or sociology of the state as it is seen from the point of view of its...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 183–202.
Published: 01 February 2021
... Pacific Islanders ethnography schooling indigeneity References Armstrong Elizabeth A. Hamilton Laura T. . 2013 . Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality . Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press . Bonus Rick . 2020 . The Ocean in the School: Pacific...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 November 2016
... a successful opening scene (and certainly the scenes that follow), Fuentes envisioned “creating a surface that looked substantial.”32 Simply put, he wanted to create a convincing ethnographic surface. Because, as Fuen- tes notes, ethnography...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 97–127.
Published: 01 February 2016
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 155–177.
Published: 01 February 2016
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2014
... technology studies, medicine, and body. Li Li is professor at the School of Literature of Yunnan Normal University, China. He is the author of Xunzhao wenhua shenfen(Seeking Cultural Identity: Ethnography of Jia-rong...
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positions (1994) 2 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 1994
... University. Her book, New Worlds from Fragments: Films, Ethnography, and the Representation of Northwest Coast Cultures, came out this year. Jeffrey Nunokawa is associate professor of English at Princeton University...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 243–244.
Published: 01 February 2006
... anthropologist and has explored how the people of Shenzhen produce social value and meaning through theater, nostalgia, and economic migration. She is currently working on “Found Objects,” a photo-ethnography of devalued...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 367–391.
Published: 01 May 1995
... Japan, particularly anthro- pology, ethnography, geography, and medicine, took the subsumed peoples in these areas, one after the other, as their objects of inquiry. Up to now, the relationship between these disciplines and...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1995
... marketization, slow modernization, and discipli- nary individualism. Steve Harrell’s recounting of the conditions of ethnography in his positions 3:3 Winter 1995...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 333–335.
Published: 01 February 2016
... Politics: An Ethnography of Television, Womanhood, and Nation in Postcolonial India (1999) and has edited two books, Caste and Outcast (2002, coedited with Gordon Chang and Akhil Gupta) and Media, Erotics, and Transnational Asia (2013, coedited with Louisa...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 461–487.
Published: 01 May 2014
... (Broni­ slaw Malinowski), thus superimposing poetic language with ethnography through the rhetoric of the gift, a term that denotes both the poetic gift and the material vision of a gift economy. The “anthropological, mytho­...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 447–479.
Published: 01 May 2020
... air pollution narrativization edifying/systematic accounts References Agar Michael H. ( 1980 ) 1996 . The Professional Stranger: An Informal Introduction to Ethnography . London : Academic Press . Andrews Steven Q. 2014 . “ China’s Air Pollution Reporting Is Misleading...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 319–346.
Published: 01 May 2021
... – 44 . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Bandak Andreas , and Janeja Manpreet K. . 2018 . “ Introduction: Worth the Wait .” In Ethnographies of Waiting: Doubt, Hope, and Uncertainty, edited by Bandak Andreas and Janeja Manpreet K. , 1 – 40 . New York : Bloomsbury...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 318–355.
Published: 01 May 1994
... context. Objects transferred from the domain of “ethnography” to that of “art” typically find diachronic links privileged at the expense of connections with others that have failed to make the transition But narrative art history, which from...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Global Ethnography in Southeast Asia .” Asian Studies Review 31 : 211 – 25 . Chow Rey . 1993 . Writing Diaspora: Tactics of Intervention in Contemporary Cultural Studies . Bloomington : Indiana University Press . Chow Rey . 2002 . “ Theory, Area Studies, Cultural Studies...