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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Zhu Xiaoyang Taking a topographical approach, this article provides an account of social change in the village of Xiaocun in Yunnan since the early twentieth century. For a century, the villagers have dwelled in the local environment, both changing and creating the village landscape. This article...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... leads to the formation of hierarchies, categories of containment, and reductionism—and to unearth forms of comparison emerging from local environments and local knowledge; and (2) in thinking of storytelling events or inscriptions as situated testimonies (i.e., identifying the politics of location...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 347–372.
Published: 01 May 2021
... evangelicals consistently linked their physical and mental conditions to the environments in which they worked and by doing so delineated their relationships with local populations. McKenzie s final months highlight this spatialized view of health. Throughout the spring of 1895, the missionary repeatedly...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... filled with decontextualized buildings designed by famous foreign architects. While this uniformly high-rise environment and urban development is common among the high-economic-growth East and Southeast Asia countries since the 1980s, one difference in Singapore's urbanism is a utopian belief that once...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 677–708.
Published: 01 August 2023
... urban environment made up of previous residents visiting the old neighborhood; residents’ committees keeping up appearances; squatters in dilapidated blocks; mobile service providers, like back-street hairdressers; and the local state posting safety notices and information on helplines. They are joined...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 885–919.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Laikwan Pang In this article I first relate and analyze the overall development of cultural policy and the intellectual property rights (IPR) legal structure in China, in order to show how China's policy and its legal environment increasingly adapt to global conditions. I then use Lijiang...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... perspective in understanding the distinctive local developments of modernity and postmodernity worldwide. This issue focuses on twentieth-century Japan to examine some critical issues concerning collectivism and art, including the impetuses and origins of collectivism, the evolution of modern and contemporary...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Seunghan Paek This article explores community in contemporary South Korea's commercially saturated urban environments by investigating a recent government-run city improvement project in which the entanglement of institutional power and local commercial forces created a peculiar form of community...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... uncertainty local environments mutations low-dose effect genba model organisms history of science Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 107–128.
Published: 01 February 2024
... people whose aspirations afford much weight to the well-being of people beyond their own family, and to their immediate local environment? This article argues that the lens of grassroots philanthropy (a direct translation of the local term caogen gongyi 草根公益) helps us rethink the possibilities...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 February 2004
... the issues concerning the effects of the resort on the local natural environment. While construction has already begun, no sufficient dialogue has taken place between Unimat, the Oki- nawan government, and the local residents of Taketomi Ward (please...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
... packaged food. People in Shang have an acute understanding of health in terms of the environment. This is evident in practices of food hygiene in particular. One morning, Ayi made a typical local breakfast: sweet potatoes boiled in wheat...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 129–149.
Published: 01 February 2024
... this policy promise for the coming era, thereby showing that the state cares for the natural environment, the population's health, and the national future, while devolving much of the responsibility involved to citizens, local governments, and corporations. This neosocialist legacy places faith in technology...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 179–200.
Published: 01 February 2000
... when different flowers blossom together. In this inter- dependent, symbiotic, energetic garden, you and I should identify with and love this land so that the environment will last forever.” 3. The Need to Recognize That Our Local Spirit Can Be Nothing Less Than...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 491–517.
Published: 01 August 1996
... within the region through time, concluding that “what gave rise to these var- ious manifestations [of local difference] was, in the last instance, Shinano’s natural environment,” which was marked by discrete intermontane valleys where...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of architecture, because humans stand between heaven and earth. Because of this, buying a home is in actuality buying equilibrium within the larger environment. The notion of ‘equilibrium’ [cân bằng] referred to here is not the localized equilibrium...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 371–398.
Published: 01 May 2024
... deprivation. In the traditional local understanding, qi not only embodied Longxi's bountiful environment and natural resources but also introduced economic and social advancement to this remote region. Local shibi asserted that Longxi's collective qi and shibi 's magic were in a mutually reinforcing...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... event to proclaim local good governance of the indigenous people. So, I took a trip to the hills that were under EZLN control. However, when I came to a face-to-face encoun- ter with thousands of Zapatista militants in black ski masks revealing...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 237–246.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Han Shaogong; Huang Ping; Li Shaojun; Li Tuo; Wang Hongsheng; Wang Xiaoming; Chen Sihe; Chen Yangu 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Translated by Yan Hairong Why Must We Talk about the Environment? A Summary of Nanshan Seminar Signatories: Han Shaogong, Huang Ping, Li Shaojun, Li...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 February 2024
... and the market into local ideas about cosmological balance. Michael Kleinod-Freudenberg and Sypha Chanthavong's figure of the bangbot , a forest spirit endowed with morality, embodies a criticism of how commercially motivated deforestation is foreclosing ecology-based visions of the good life, while at the same...