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positions (2019) 27 (4): 811–823.
Published: 01 November 2019
...He Xiaopei; Séagh Kehoe; Bao Hongwei Copyright 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 References Bao Hongwei . 2018 . “ From ‘Celluloid Comrades’ to ‘Digital Video Activism’: Queer Film-making in Postsocialist China .” JOMEC Journal: Journalism, Media, and Cultural Studies 12 : 82...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 597–632.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Sang Mi Park Duke University Press 2006 The Making of a Cultural Icon for the Japanese Empire: Choe Seung-hui’s U.S. Dance Tours and “New Asian Culture” in the 1930s and 1940s Sang Mi Park The case of Choe Seung-hui 1911 – 69?) (fig. 1),1 a prominent...
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positions (1993) 1 (3): 607–639.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Alan S. Christy Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 The Making of Imperial Subiects in Okinawa Alan S. Christy I wonder sometimes whether school inspectors and government functionaries are aware of the role they play...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 769–799.
Published: 01 November 2013
... possibilities and that they may further be read to defamiliarize popular conventions of depicting female death as well as Buddhist forms of engaging with the dead in Thailand. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Making Contact: Contingency, Fantasy, and the Performance of Impossible Intimacies...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 795–818.
Published: 01 August 2000
...Leo Ching 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Savage Construction and Civility Making: The Musha Incident and Aboriginal Representations in Colonial Taiwan Leo Ching In 1911 Japanese colonial officials led forty-three selected aboriginal leaders from...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 161–186.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Dai Jinhua 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Translated by Jonathan Noble Behind Global Spectacle and National Image Making Dai Jinhua The Tide of Nationalism In the spring and summer of 1996, the “popular political” best-seller China...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 511–520.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Paola Zamperini 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Making Fashion Work: Interview with Sophie Hong Paola Zamperini Hong Lifen, also known to the Western world as Sophie Hong, graduated from the fashion and design department of Shijian University...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 29–68.
Published: 01 February 2001
...Li Hsiao-t'i 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Making a Name and a Culture for the Masses in Modern China Li Hsiao-t’i Almost half a century ago, when the late intellectual historian Benjamin Schwartz published his pioneering study on Communist...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 177–249.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Marshall Johnson Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Making Time: Historic Preservation and the Space of Nationality Marshall Johnson 1. Islands of Meaning Jean-Yves Guiomar’s contribution to Les Zieux de mkmoire takes us back...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 633–656.
Published: 01 August 2021
... identity. Instead, she weighed the value of childcare assistance provided by her in-laws against the damaging gender messages her daughters receive at home. Like many married women in Taiwan, Jiayi lives with her husband's parents and is expected to defer to her in-laws in family decision-making...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2022
... of socialist construction in China was based on the craft of making the Homo Socialist . The focus here is on how personal experiences were transformed into state-endorsed conduct via the discourse of class and class struggle. Over the course of the sociopolitical transformations leading to the Cultural...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 455–477.
Published: 01 August 2022
...—spotlighted by the recent events in Beijing—concerning the nature of urbanization, whom the city is for, and how it is produced. We seek to make explicit these contestations by investigating three distinct ideological frameworks on the basis of which Beijing's urban space is being struggled over and remade...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 31–58.
Published: 01 February 1996
...Sheila Miyoshi Jager Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 A Vision for the Future; or, Making Family History in Contemporary South Korea Sheila Miyoshi Jager In the bright hours of a cool April afternoon, a group of Seoul National...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 659–667.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Li Zhang In this essay I suggest that rather than asking whether China or Vietnam is becoming neoliberal, we might be better served by asking how Chinese or Vietnamese political and social actors make use of neoliberal ideas and techniques for their own ends. A central task of the anthropology...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 237–274.
Published: 01 February 2020
... engaged female artists in conversations to solicit their self-portrayal as artists, or not; the importance of womanhood to their life and art making; and their use of feminism. The exchanges with six artists discussed here reveals the complex positions Hong Kong women occupy in sustaining artistic...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of shanzhai, I argue, makes visible an imaginary of collectivity, one that disrupts the state's continuous claim to “the nation” as a signifier for “the people.” To realign the national interest with that of “the people,” state media reshapes the shanzhai discourse by separating “shanzhai economy” from...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 489–521.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Stephanie Hemelryk Donald; Yi Zheng This discussion addresses the making of woman as postsocialist class-object, developing our core notions of class-making and spiritual homelessness through an exploration of the forms of the feminine in the taste structures in contemporary urban China. The key...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 225–267.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of expression and operation, while aspiring to break down the conventional boundaries that have long conditioned the production of art and its distribution in society. The global scope of artists' collectives makes the study of collectivism an integral part of “world art history,” providing a critical...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 450–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
...)-era policies made it possible for young Mizoguchi Kenji to make Japan’s first expressionist film, Blood and Soul ( Chi to rei , 1923). Blood and Soul is based on a novella by the half-Russian, half-Japanese writer Ōizumi Kokuseki. It tells the story of a Chinese jeweler in Nagasaki who inherits...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 205–230.
Published: 01 February 2016
... and entertainment capital. For a brief period, women bar dancers were able to make a living in the peripheral spaces that opened up during Mumbai's transformation into a global city, but their livelihoods were undercut when they were banned in 2005 as a “moral threat” to the city. The author argues that central...