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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of everyday life. The article also highlights borrowings from existing discourses of national history in the analyzed memoirs and their new contributions thereto: a focus on the postwar period; a strong generational consciousness; an idea of historical continuity as embodied in present everyday life...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
... scholars of China view twentieth-century history as a unilinear succession of nation-states that, regardless of ideological affiliation, destroyed pluralistic local particularities and everyday idiosyncrasies in favor of national unity and industrial productivity. The communist movement is, according...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Cheehyung Harrison Kim In the early 1960s, the synthetic fiber vinalon became North Korea's national fiber, a product that symbolized the independence and ingenuity of its state-led socialism, from the raw materials needed to make it (the abundant coal and limestone) to the person who invented...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... in Korean currency, fluctuations in national currency exchange rates made overseas stays precarious endeavors, linking the mun- dane practices of everyday consumption to the hypervolatility of intercon- nected global markets. Their reliance...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 1–10.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and cultural history of the everyday that until recently remained almost completely unwritten, having been subsumed to postcolonial narratives of the nation and agen- das of national and international politics. Mark Peattie and Ramon Myers’s...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
...Jack Linchuan Qiu Does the Internet, a key technological infrastructure in contemporary urban China, facilitate the emergence of private entrepreneurs and autonomous citizens? Who deserves the credit? Chinese national leaders answered “yes” to the first question and pointed to themselves...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 99–114.
Published: 01 February 2019
... and new nations find themselves implicated in one sense or another, this antithesis has not disappeared but rather has taken on new forms. This must increasingly lead us to a reflection on the possibilities and obstacles for translation, both as an everyday practice in which millions of people...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 41–66.
Published: 01 February 2023
... gives rise to certain fears. Intimate labor evokes unexpected feelings, and anxieties about the boundaries of class, nation, gender. In tabloid articles, message boards, and everyday conversation, employers discuss the problem of witchcraft practiced by FDWs—stories such as the incorporation of bodily...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... was a part of social labor” and that it made important contributions to the nation and society (Zhou 1957 ). The rapid transformation of the economy and everyday life called basic social categories into question. Early in 1958, Mao, in a call for continued debate on the nature of socialism, pointed...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 539–567.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of the aesthetic as emotive nationalism. My account of Wang Guowei derives from Wang Ban’s discussion. I should also thank Jin Jiang for asking me to comment on a paper of hers that Karl ❘❘ Philosophy of the Everyday in 1920s China 567...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
... is made meaningful in Amir’s films both as a lived experience and as a displacement that is absent from the postcolonial everyday. The What- Has- Been and the Now of a Communist Past in Malaya in the Films of Amir Muhammad Carlo Bonura At first glance, considering Malaysia as exemplary of island imperial...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
... University Press 2014 Everyday Hygiene in Rural Henan Lili Lai I noticed the state of hygiene immediately when I first arrived in Zhaozhou, the county seat. On the streets of the county seat everyone spits. Trash heaps, complete with odors...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
...—the worst effects of capital accumulation and the alienation of labor, under which the creation of everyday spaces for labor reproduction provided the key to constructing a new type of community for social transformation among migrant workers. Whereas the state and capital attempt to “pulverize” new...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 August 2008
... organic farming as a national policy. A pragmatics of truth is also at stake in Minoru Iwasaki and Steffi Rich- ter’s “The Topology of Post-1990s Historical Revisionism,” which disputes the spurious project of Japanese right-wing war atrocity...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... manifests itself in everyday urban life. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 community signboard renovation contemporary South Korea everyday life Jean-Luc Nancy dissensus References City Government of Gunpo . 2008 . A Report of Gunpo Urban Landscape Improvement Project...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 711–742.
Published: 01 August 2008
..., the concrete nature of this sensibility remained troublingly ambiguous, and it was never entirely clear why the ethnic nation and everyday life were more qualified to underwrite democracy than aca- demic knowledge or philosophy. Pragmatism...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and vocabularies specific to a hybrid colonial culture. It is the more contoured and ambivalent dynamics of colonial race relations that the senryu poetry brings forth, which, in turn, questions the existing narratives of Japanese colonialism. Duke University Press 2008 Writing Colonial Relations of Everyday...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 253–266.
Published: 01 February 2001
... of history, everyday life, nature, and territory in a museum as a technology of rule.7 The productive insight is that this technology, while constituting an increasingly marketable image of Chinese national and perhaps even global unity...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
...- ing price for new condominiums on the outskirts of the city. Even as people expressed awe over prices in the billions of đồng, they voiced concern over the sharp jump in prices for everyday goods. Rising prices for a bowl of noodles, basic...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... temporality and everyday temporality in intensified media capitalism. As characters attain the ability to die, they are increasingly reanimated (to die again) in other media. Death and reanimation thereby become an expression of transformations at the intersection of media‐systemic, economic, and aesthetic...