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positions (2006) 14 (1): 99–130.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Haiyan Lee Duke University Press 2006 Governmentality and the Aesthetic State: A Chinese Fantasia Haiyan Lee Since Michel Foucault proposed the concept of “governmental rationality” or “governmentality” in a series of lectures in the late 1970s, it...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 567–589.
Published: 01 August 2009
... article frames suzhi jiaoyu as a form of governmentality, dedicated to teaching children the “conduct of conduct” in postsocialist Beijing. Based on ethnographic research conducted in elementary schools, among families, and in public spaces in Beijing, the article focuses on how attempts to define and...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 145–158.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Antonio . 2009 . Commonwealth . Harvard University Press . Legg Stephen . 2007 . Spaces of Colonialism: Delhi’s Urban Governmentalities . New Delhi : Blackwell . Lemke Thomas . 2003 . “ Rechtssubjekt oder Biomasse? Reflexionen zum Verhältnis von Rassismus und Exklusion .” In...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
... is allegedly found among those who rely on governmental welfare schemes. The neoliberal production of a “culture of poverty” indicates contingent processes in which many ordinary people, who experience life insecurity and downward mobility under neoliberal economic transformations, invoke and (re...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
..., in purchasing a life insurance policy, freely chose to return to the national community. Life insurance thus highlights the importance of consumer desire and free choice in modern regimes of governmentality. Postal life insurance also helps draw connections between issues of governmentality and labor...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 511–536.
Published: 01 May 2010
... HIV-positive is the result of a form of pastoral care, or governmentality, on the part of medical and health experts as well as the media. Language use is central to this experience. In response to the positive use of coming out language by experts, those living with HIV/AIDS have challenged this...
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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
... should be men of learning, virtue and ability, must ensure that the community enjoys peace, order and security, leaving individuals free to pursue their affairs without undue governmental interference. In return, the people must impose their full trust and confidence in their rulers, and have cause to...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 351–387.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Malcolm Thompson This article tracks how China’s population came to be practically measurable, not just in terms of its size and distribution but in terms of its dynamics, and how the determination of these dynamics inscribed the population into a broad reorganization of economic governmentality...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... theater of state power to the biopolitical technologies of modern liberal governmentality, the article demonstrates the continued salience of theatrical sovereignty in the formation of modern democratic imaginaries. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Forging a Modern Democratic Imaginary...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... related to self-management and governmentality that may be at play? This article will explore the shifting idea of beauty and how the Vietnamese state has been using it historically to hegemonize the nation. It will also examine Vietnamese subject formation and subjectivities in the southern urban center...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1041–1066.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Confucianism and transposed it into Asian values to shore up domestic and international legitimacy. While fulfilling the desire for Oriental purity and assuaging the postcolonial discomfort experienced in hybrid Singapore, Asian values guide the elite in implementing new forms of governmentality for neoliberal...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
... considering how transnational neoliberalism and state socialism have intersected to shape knowledge, governmentality, and everyday cultural practices. We ask, how does the endurance of socialist interpretive frameworks and logics of morality contest or rework neoliberalism and its global modes of regulation...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Cathy J. Schlund-Vials This essay examines the impact of transnational historical amnesias on Cambodian American genocidal remembrance. Arguing that the “Cambodian syndrome” revises the “Vietnam syndrome” in a manner that legitimizes contemporary US and Cambodian governmental power, this essay...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 721–722.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Science and Technology (POSTECH). Her research cen- ters on migration, citizenship, and governmentality. She has published articles in FOCAAL Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology, 사회 (Economy and Society), and...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 523–535.
Published: 01 August 2009
... discourse relating to the “low suzhi” of peasants and rural migrants.12 Both Anagnost and Yan have made major contributions to theorizing suzhi, arguing that it is central to neoliberal governmentality and global...
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positions (2006) 14 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 February 2006
... “Governmental- ity and the Aesthetic State: A Chinese Fantasia,” Haiyan Lee measures the historical depth of theories of the modern “aesthetic state.” Voiced first in Schiller’s German romanticism, this political theory is expanded by Lee into...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 307–327.
Published: 01 February 2012
.... This impera- tive, we suggest, is not simply a variation of classical governmental attitudes, similar to that of the Qing governments, under which the history of the Ming Dynasty was a taboo subject, but a symptom of a deep intellectual and...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2009
... Governmentalities.” Wanning Sun is Professor of Chinese Media and Cultural Studies at China Research Centre, University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Her most recent publication is Maid in China: Media, Morality, and the Cultural...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 587–596.
Published: 01 May 2004
... situation and signs of governmental powers, preventive advice, situation updates, official alerts, friendly greetings, and information about Web sites, chat rooms, and phone messaging purely to kill time. This becomes a noisy linguistic reverse effect...