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positions: asia critique (1 February 2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Subhajit Chatterjee This article examines a variety of sardonic interventions into the global flow of mainstream Bollywood's overbearing and complacent self-image. A resurgence of the familiar coinage “new wave” often attends to the urbane crop of film industry mavericks like Anurag Kashyap...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2012) 20 (2): 473–493.
Published: 01 May 2012
... through contemporary individual acts of self-fashioning, projects of physical aestheticization and the manufacturing of new individual fates evident in the activity of studio portraiture and its postproduction digital manipulations in photo recovery shops. Some of the ways in which different modes of...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 385–388.
Published: 01 February 2012
... internationalist work through journal projects are noted. Copyright 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Is a New Internationalism Possible? Wang Hui, translated by Tani Barlow The title of my essay comes from a lecture topic that Alessandro Russo assigned to me two...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Press 2013 New Art Collectives in the Service of the War: The Formation of Art Organizations during the Asia-­Pacific War Maki Kaneko Introduction Throughout the Asia-­Pacific War (1937 – 45), the Japanese government imposed ever stricter controls in...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... directive was fueled by New Deal liberalism. This article examines a work that revisited Bauhausian philosophy, Jikken Kōbō's 1955 The Future Eve (Mirai no ivu), an experimental ballet theater based on a science fiction novel written in 1886 by the French novelist Villiers de l'Isle-Adam. The Future Eve...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... new universal standard of modern beauty.Despite all the hype about the apparent disparity in meaning attributed to the different parts of the female body, however, I argue that the foot fetish and the hand fetish are related to each other by a hidden continuity or affinity. Women's elegant and dainty...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2009) 17 (2): 435–454.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Hsiu-Chuang Deppman This essay is a study of Chen Guofu and Cai Mingliang, two prominent Taiwan directors whose work in the 1980s helped shape the Second New Wave movement. More recently, Chen's 1998 The Personals and Cai's 2002 What Time Is It There? broke new ground by developing controlled...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2001) 9 (2): 369–399.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Kyung Hyun Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Male Crisis in New Korean Cinema: Reading the Early Films of Park Kwang-su Kyung Hyun Kim Park Kwang-su’s film Chilsu and Mansu [Ch’il-su wa Man-su] (1988) depicts the lives oftwo working-class billboard...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... knowledge production and the objects of research, as well as to assess the changes this process has brought to the cultural ecology of the sites researched. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Intangible Cultural Heritage and New Communities of Knowledge Production: An Analysis Based on Village...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2014) 22 (4): 877–906.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Chi-she Li; Tsung-yi Michelle Huang In this essay we argue that stories of rich merchants enable us to see new forms of neoliberal subject imaginary. They serve to teach the public about how to become a profit-seeking person, given that previously formal education did not prepare citizens of the...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
... new Chinese working class, the majority of whom are young migrant laborers. The authors claim that in China the state played a significant role in accelerating global capital accumulation. The authors hope to make sense of the way that a state-capital alliance is shaping a new form of labor...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 515–543.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Xia Zhang In recent years, China's labor market deregulation and increasing unemployment and underemployment have hit Chinese youth particularly hard. How are Chinese urban youth responding to these new labor conditions? This article argues that they are not only creating new forms of work by...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
... reign, Chinese ancestry made up more than half of the Chakri royal bloodline. In other words, the Chinese were the ruling class in Siam. This article argues that, instead of discriminating against the Chinese, the Siamese ruling classes replaced their Chinese identity with a new Anglicized/Americanized...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1994) 2 (3): 680–710.
Published: 01 August 1994
...Kuan-Hsing Chen Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Roundtable Positioning positions: A New Internationalist Localism of Cultural Studies Kuan-Hsing Chen The following text comes out of a constant search for a position that would...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1997) 5 (2): 523–550.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Oscar V. Campomanes Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 New Formations of Asian American Studies and the Question of U.S. Imperialism Oscar V. Campomanes There may be no better way for a country to know itself than to examine the myths...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1998) 6 (2): 345–392.
Published: 01 May 1998
...E. Taylor Atkins Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The War on Jazz, or Jazz Goes to War: Toward a New Cultural Order in Wartime Japan E. Taylor Atkins How funny to listen to jazz music on the night before going out to kill the jazzy...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 1998) 6 (2): 505–506.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Esther Yao; Roland Tolentino; Kyung Hyun Kim Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 Call for Essays Exploring Contemporary Asia Pacific Cinemas: Spatiality, Desire, New Technologies Esther Yao, Roland Tolentino, and Kyung Hyun Kim, guest editors An increasing...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1999) 7 (3): 799–827.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Inderpal Grewal Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Traveling Barbie: Indian Transnationality and New Consumer Subjects lnderpal GrewaI In the extensive field of cultural studies of Barbie, there are only some cur- sory references...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Xiaobing Tang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Women and Social Change in New China Cinema: From Li Shuangshuang to Ermo Xiaobing Tang The title of this essay may sound slightly clichéd, since it would be extremely hard to find a film in New...