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positions (1996) 4 (2): 381–414.
Published: 01 May 1996
...Xiaoqun Xu Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 The Discourse on Love, Marriage, and Sexuality in Post-Mao China: A Reading of the Journalistic Literature on Women Xiaoqun Xu Since the early 1980s a new genre of writing, called journalistic literature...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Sigrid Schmalzer Abstract Scholars of Mao-era history adopt a wide range of approaches to the selection and treatment of source material. Some scholars regard published sources as propaganda, and therefore as biased and unreliable. For many, archival sources are the gold standard; others question...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Nicholas de Villiers; Yongan Wu Zhang Bingjian's documentary Readymade (2008) focuses on the lives of two Mao Zedong impersonators in the People's Republic of China: Mr. Peng Tian, a forty-six-year-old farmer from Hunan Province enrolled in the performance art program of Beijing Film Academy...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 535–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Alessandro Russo Duke University Press 2005 The Conclusive Scene: Mao and the Red Guards in July 1968 Alessandro Russo In the very early hours of July 28, 1968, some of the most famous figures of the subjective turbulence that in the two previous...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 663–668.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Anonymous Duke University Press 2005 Translated by Bruno Bosteels The Dialectical Mode: With Regard to Mao Zedong and Problems of Strategy in China’s Revolutionary War Anonymous Mao Zedong has occupied us a lot; let us come back to this. Or, rather, let...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Liu Kang Slavoj Žižek has recently written quite extensively on Mao and China. This article is a commentary on his writings. Tracing the genealogy of Western Marxism from Gramsci, Athusser, and Badiou to Žižek, I argue that Žižek's misreading of the Chinese Revolution, especially Mao's theory...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
... is to imagine how this radical emancipatory will can be given a new expression in the forthcoming crisis of global capitalism. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Revolutionary Terror from Robespierre to Mao Slavoj Žižek “What Do You Want?” In his Logique des mondes...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 809–834.
Published: 01 November 2021
... anomalously, this normative standpoint insufficiently attends to the empirical specificities of economic activities of the Mao era. It does not take enough into account how China's socialist identity shaped the CCP's economic initiatives. Nor does it dig deep enough into how the geopolitical dynamics...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
...Tina Mai Chen 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Proletarian White and Working Bodies in Mao’s China Tina Mai Chen Infused with the spirit of May Fourth critique of the enfeebled Chinese body politic of the past, a young Mao Zedong joined the chorus...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 653–669.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Slavoj Žižek Replying to the critical remarks in “Poeticizing Revolution,” the text clarifies the topic of Mao Zedong's dialectics and of the possibility of radical social transformation today. It points out Mao's total misunderstanding of what Hegel meant by dialectical process: Mao's dialectics...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... everyday life during the Mao period. Everyday life is historical, produced in different ways under different material conditions, structured and shaped by social forms in motion. Thus, it is not an analytical frame through which historians can view the real content of the Mao period underneath the thin...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 781–815.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Emily Wilcox Contrary to the common perception that dance in Mao-era China was dominated by the importation and adaptation of Soviet ballet, examination of historical sources in corroboration with Chinese-language dance scholarship suggests that China’s pre–Cultural Revolution socialist period...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 603–630.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Tina Mai Chen Originally penned by Mao Zedong in 1961 as an inscription on a photograph of female militia, “Bu ai hongzhuang, ai wuzhuang” 不爱红妆爱武 装 (“They love their battle array, not silks and satins”) for many sums up a presumed erasure of femininity in favor of a universalized masculine subject...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 November 2021
... grassroots sources. Grassroots documents, many of which are local archives discarded by the state, have prompted new research questions and uncovered hidden dimensions of the Mao years, but they remain inaccessible to the broader research community unless scholars go out of their way to digitize and share...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Wenqing Kang Abstract This article is part of a larger research project that traces the history of male same‐sex relations in China during the Mao era, a topic on which virtually no scholarship is currently available. The Chinese government named the Cultural Revolution (1966–76) “ten years...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Takeuchi and Wang each drew on Lu Xun to develop a new vision of politics at times when narratives and processes associated with the nation-state and capitalism eclipsed critical political practice. Intellectuals in both interwar Japan and post-Mao China stressed an evolutionary vision of modernity...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 423–449.
Published: 01 August 2018
...—they lag behind ongoing transformations of private-sector life occurring around them. First exploring the arrival of heroin during early post-Mao economic liberalization campaigns, the author shows how in the late 1980s and early 1990s the opiate briefly circulated among private-sector actors who...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 569–595.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Alexander C. Cook Mao’s most famous statement about postcolonial struggle came in response to the Congo Crisis of the 1960s, yet China’s understanding of and involvement in that conflict has been largely ignored. Based on briefly declassified archival sources and long-forgotten cultural works...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 707–721.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Slavoj Žižek The struggle between Confucianism and legalism lasted through thousands of years in Chinese history and even served as the background of the recent developments in China (Mao's preference for legalism versus Deng's promoting of Confucianism). Although legalists are as a rule dismissed...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 617–625.
Published: 01 August 2011
... by Chinese intellectuals apparently has not been reciprocated. The Slovenian author seldom mentions China, except in his introduction to Mao’s On Prac- tice and Contradiction,3 and in three journalistic pieces on tradition, religion, and political...