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positions (2001) 9 (1): 253–266.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Ralph A. Litzinger 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Government from Below: The State, the Popular, and the Illusion of Autonomy Ralph A. Litzinger To write a history of the culture of the popular classes exclusively from inside those...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 877–906.
Published: 01 November 2014
... in use. In their stead, new techniques, including governance from afar, new governmental behavior, and the employment of resources and risk manage- ment, come into vogue. Among these new techniques of governance, Dean identifies a critical step...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 37–66.
Published: 01 February 2006
... in Britain, Kim Dae Jung had developed commitments to economic lib- eralization and governmental restructuring as a means to limiting business- government relations and corruption.17 This focus was in line with the advice of international...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
... and raise children's “moral quality” are linked to changing forms and practices of state power. Duke University Press 2009 Governing China’s Children: Governmentality and “Education for Quality” T. E. Woronov On returning home one day in early 2000...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
... to that of law. The emergence of this new form of power deployment works not only in collusion with the populist government's urgent desire to consolidate its legitimacy and power, but also in collaboration with expanding global governance through which Taiwan's nation-state status bid hopes to find a promising...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Hun Kim As the references of the world-class city pivot from traditional centers of finance in the West to include an ascendant Asia, cities dependent on foreign investment must modulate their governance to capture these flows of capital and urban development expertise. This article examines how...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 August 2022
... new economic, social, and aesthetic forms; (2) that neglect in the PRC is marked by a historically informed temporality that presumes the state's continued interference; (3) that an expectation of neglect reifies the government as that which neglects. For years, Zhengzhou's urban villages were...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... for Outdoor Advertising Signs,” to stress the urgent need for renovating the country’s streetscapes. Government reports, magazine essays, and scholarly articles show that governmental administrators have long supported such a policy...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 591–616.
Published: 01 August 2009
...” ( hexie ) coexistence through new forms of community governance. By investigating the official discourse on community and harmony and the self-representation of middle-class community activists, I will argue that assumptions about middle-class suzhi are essential to three governmental objectives...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 185–215.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Fred Y. L. Chiu Preamble In 1966, a year before riots broke out in Hong Kong protesting British colonial rule, an official government inquiry sought to explain the political behavior of the Hong Kong Chinese. According to the authors of the Report of the Working Party on Local Administration...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
... and forms of governmental- ity. We address “neoliberalism” not as a uniform project that signi es the demise of national sovereignty, the retreat of government, and the triumph of a global market economy that fetishizes the “free.” Rather, we...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 595–625.
Published: 01 May 2012
... no. – positions 20:2 Spring 2012 622 Gary Sigley, “Chinese Governmentalities: Government, Governance, and the Socialist Mar- ket Economy,” Economy and Society no. Akhil...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
.... In Vietnam, high rates of inflation in the 1980s led the government to implement reforms of the economy under the slogan Ðổi mới (Renovation). These reforms included anti-inflationary measures characteristic of neoliberal policies. By the early 1990s, inflation was reduced to the single digits. After...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 11–49.
Published: 01 February 2013
... national community. As a way of dialoguing with and thereby enriching Euro-centric debates on the place of racialized culture in the study of empire, this paper will show how attention to colonial sensibilities figured centrally in the government-general's avowed goal to “assimilate” colonized Koreans...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... officials and the county government have attempted to crack down on what they claim are illegal buildings. Some households have already been moved, conflicts loom large, and the village Communist Party secretary has caused even more controversy by building himself a huge house, hoping for a large...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 695–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
... by the “rule of law” inscribed by the US Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC). In order to undermine the Koreans' insistent claims to self-governance, the US Counter Intelligence Corps ultimately made “acts of language”—such as slander or rumors—punishable by death by the US military. According to the CIC...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 129–154.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Leslie Wang Since the Chinese government first began allowing international adoption in 1992, over 130,000 children have migrated to a wide range of countries in the global North. Although most scholarly attention has focused on healthy female adoptees, in recent years a growing number of special...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of mod- ern governmentality by according a constitutive centrality to the irrepress- ible, irrational, and irresponsible activities of the world’s governed, its legion human parasites. The first line of thought is provided...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 261–287.
Published: 01 May 2009
... of the nativized Taiwanese subject of the recent decades under the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government (1990s to 2008). I use psyche politics to refer to the discursive operations of molding, shaping, fashioning, policing, and governing of the interior essence of life. Through analyzing the discursive...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
... as the answer to the second. This essay maintains, however, that local state actors played the central and effectively centralizing role in informatization ( xinxihua ) projects in Nanhai City, Guangdong province. Through local e-government projects and a series of policies regarding land use, financing...