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positions (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...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 385–388.
Published: 01 February 2012
... of 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...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... the alliances between artists and Japan's wartime state were formed, not only through top-down control but also as a result of a multilateral reciprocity, thereby exploring how artists played a proactive role in forming the wartime cultural landscape. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 New Art...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... initial 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...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... their now demonized other, the bound feet, have been eternally banished. As the modern replacement of the stigmatized bound feet, hands now emerge as the female body part associated with civilization, progress, hygienic modernity, and glamour and grace of intelligent and independent women who embody the new...
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positions (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...
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positions (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...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
...—the authors trace the development of the Foxconn Technology Group as a case that demonstrates the aggressive nature of capital expansion in China and its impact on the lives of Chinese workers. While the Foxconn Group produces Apple products for the world's consumers, it simultaneously produces a new Chinese...
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positions (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...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 555–582.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., 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 identity...
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positions (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 (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, Sriram...
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positions (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...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 717–734.
Published: 01 August 2003
...D. W. Davis 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 A New Taiwan Person? A Conversation with Wu Nien-chen D. W. Davis 8 January 1999. Wu Nien-chen’s sunny, wood-paneled conference room in Taipei. Wu is a major figure in Taiwan’s media:scriptwriter ( City...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 181–194.
Published: 01 February 2004
...Qi Wang 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Ruin Is Already a New Outcome: An Interview with Cui Zi’en Qi Wang Cui Zi’en is a director, film scholar, screenwriter, novelist, and outspoken queer activist and scholar based in Beijing. He earned...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lee Weng Choy 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or, The Rise of New Asia Is Not the End of the World Lee Weng Choy Two Anecdotes about Time 1. Channel NewsAsia (CNA)—the Singapore television station with am...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 667–686.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Joan Kee 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Trouble in New Utopia Joan Kee Exhibitions of contemporary art in Asia have proliferated in the major vi- sual art centers of Europe, the United States, and Japan in the past ten years...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Alberto Moreiras 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Preemptive Manhunt: A New Partisanship Alberto Moreiras “You idiot!” said the turtle. “Now you will die too! How could you do this?” “My nature,” shrugged the scorpion. We...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 87–113.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Sharon Hayashi; Anne McKnight 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Good-bye Kitty, Hello War: The Tactics of Spectacle and New Youth Movements in Urban Japan Sharon Hayashi and Anne McKnight Tokyo’s Miyashita Park is usually an oasis of scrubbiness in the semiotically...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 285–290.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Lawrence Ferlinghetti 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Totalitarian Democracy: A New Poem Lawrence Ferlinghetti The first fine dawn of life on earth The first light of the first morning The first evening star...