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positions (2018) 26 (1): 59–76.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Astrid Deuber-Mankowsky In his review of Chrut und Uchrut , an extremely successful and popular practical booklet of medicinal herbs, Benjamin tests a new concept of literary criticism. He links the reviewing of the popular guide with reflection on the media-technology-conditioned transformation...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 853–884.
Published: 01 November 2013
... media in the Hong Kong popular culture, are concerned with new theoretical development in the global media. We take the operational notion of “thingification of media,” as Scott Lash and Celia Lury proposed in their book Global Cultural Industry (2007), in our core analysis of these transformations...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 199–230.
Published: 01 February 2010
... migun mudae and sing for the Korean audience. The music of these former migun mudae musicians spread fast through the mass media and created a new trend often referred to as pop, a distinction from the traditional style of Korean popular songs...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 397–420.
Published: 01 May 2019
... . “ Flarity’s Poetic Moanna .” Reprinted in The Documentary Tradition , 2nd ed., edited by Jacobs Lewis , 25 – 26 . New York : W. W. Norton . Grossberg Lawrence . 1997 . Dancing in Spite of Myself: Essays on Popular Culture . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Hall Stuart...
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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 (2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
... the World, 288 – 316. 28. Qipao was at the peak of the nationalist fashion in the 1930s, becoming a sort of “anti-­ imperialist” new look allegedly popularized by Madame Sun (Song Qingling). For an informed discussion of qipao...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 189–221.
Published: 01 February 2013
... excitement and nurture a culture of innovation necessary for the creative economy of renaissance Singapore, a global city for the arts. In the transition to this new climate, TNS and another professional theater company, Drama Box, have attempted to negotiate new forum spaces for critical thinking against...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 229–254.
Published: 01 February 2023
...Youngmin Choe Abstract This article explores how and why fraudulence and deception get coded as feminine in Korean politics and popular culture. Focusing on the processes whereby deception gets conflated with the female body, it examines filmic articulations of physical and rhetorical attacks...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... to capture a crucial predicament in Indian cinema’s bid for alternative expressions in the realm of popular culture and spectatorial habituations. An Alternative-­Popular Cinema and Its New (A)morality Perhaps the indefinite term alternative...
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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 (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
...: the 輕熟女 ( qingshounü , lit. “young-mature woman”). Drawing on interviews with viewers conducted in Taipei in 2011, the article analyzes audience responses to the program to argue that Queen both reflects and (re)constructs a popular understanding of qingshounü as a new, transitional stage in the life...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 November 2018
... . 1986 . Heavenly Bodies: Film Stars and Society . New York : St. Martin’s . Fiske John . 1992 . “The Cultural Economy of Fandom .” In Adoring Audience: Fan Culture and Popular Media , edited by Lewis Lisa , 30 – 49 . London : Routledge . Gallagher Mark . 2010...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 863–892.
Published: 01 November 2023
... traumatic experiences. This article explores the transformation of the representation of historical trauma within South Korean museums over recent decades. By examining the popularization of VR (virtual reality) and other digital media, this article will argue that the display of violence through this new...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 111–158.
Published: 01 February 2012
... educated popular opinion with a universalizable, exhilarating new vocabu- lary, a exible mode of expression and invention. In Wang Rongbao and Ye Lan published a dictionary Barlow ‚ Advertising Ephemera 127...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 877–883.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Viet Le In contemporary Viet Nam, China, and Korea (among other Asian countries), popular cultural production has opened up new modes of transnational subjectivity, questioning the boundaries of community, identity, and identification. How are national and consumer desires linked? Boy bands...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Jennifer Jihye Chun; Ju Hui Judy Han The so-called English fever and the international mobility of South Korean youth are linked to the popular pursuit of English-language education in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Philippines. From the perspective of young overseas...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 265–304.
Published: 01 May 2018
... to an international corpus of knowledge, including knowledge used to set international radiation safety standards. By analyzing a key documentary source from the popular genetics magazine Iden , the author examines how scientists investigated a biological notion of “repair” or “restoration” during this period...
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positions (2019) 27 (3): 531–555.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Jessamyn R. Abel Japan’s first bullet train played a central role in the reshaping of both the urban geographies and metropolitan identities of Tokyo, Osaka, and the region as a whole. This article considers the 1964 opening of the “New Tōkaidō Line” in terms of the social construction of space...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... of Realms of Memory: Rethinking the French Past , translated by Goldhammer Arthur , 1 – 20 . New York : Columbia University Press . Phillips Nelson Hardy Cynthia . 2002 . Discourse Analysis: Investigating Processes of Social Construction . Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE . Popular...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 291–317.
Published: 01 May 2021
... points to a significant shift. Rather than referencing Marx, Trotsky, or Mao, the radical arm of positions 29:2 May 2021 294 the Japanese New Left now identified with a figure from a popular manga (and/or the manga itself, as the phrasing leaves both options open). A fic- tional character takes on a role...