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positions (2022) 30 (3): 429–453.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Qian Zhu Abstract The idea of a “new village” first emerged in the years 1919–20 and was widely discussed by Chinese intellectuals, who advocated for its humanitarian and social justice purposes and its goal of constructing a new society. This article focuses on the new village movement in China...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 2 “Construction Diagram of Model New Village” (left), 1928; “Designing Diagram of Farm and Planning in Modern Village” (right), 1928 . In “Mofan xincun jianshe tu” 模範新村建設圖 (“Construction Diagrams of Model New Village”), p. 1. More
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 3 Duan Shengwu, “Diagram of Heibei New Village.” In “Hebei xincun fangwenji” 河北新村訪問記 (“A Visit to Hebei New Village”) (Hou 1937 : 62). More
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... fields” such as Village B, are appearing in increasing numbers. Village studies must adjust their methods to the kinds of villages that are open to study. We cannot use the same methods in assessing new situations, just as I could not adopt...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 1 Shan Wu, “Mofan xincun tushi” 模範新村圖示 (“Model Village Diagram”), 1922. In “Chuangban mofan xincun xu ji tushuo” 創辦模範新村序及圖說 (“Explanation and Diagram of Building Model New Village”), p. 95. More
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 571–594.
Published: 01 August 2022
... new economic, social, and aesthetic forms; (2) that neglect in the PRC is marked by a historically informed temporality that presumes the state's continued interference; (3) that an expectation of neglect reifies the government as that which neglects. For years, Zhengzhou's urban villages were...
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 4 Tong Lam, untitled (2017), from the series Where There Is No Room for Fiction . Light box. Villagers waiting for their families to arrive for the Lunar New Year banquet in one of the ancestral halls. Because of the government's divide-and-conquer strategy, a discord emerged among Xian More
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 329–376.
Published: 01 May 2004
.... At around the same time, Zhou Zuoren became interested in the New Village movement, a branch of the Shirakaba (White Birch) literary move- ment in Japan, which, according to Ozaki Fumiaki, advocated “a bloodless revolution, along with a spirit...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
... system. Thus, insofar as the highway and new buildings constructed along its edges have formed something of an “island,” Xiaocun and other villages in its path have turned into a swale. According to the report of one local agricultural official...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 343–375.
Published: 01 May 1999
....” The geographic borders of these new villages were based on brigade boundaries, which in turn had been based on the village boundaries that had been rec- ognized during the collectivization movements of the 1950s. The administrative structure...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... “mutually imbricated” sets of protocols shaping China's postsocialist development (Rojas and Litzinger 2016 ). A central concern of this special issue is to situate the study of urban villages in relation to new anthropological and interdisciplinary thinking on the study of global capitalism. How does...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 323–344.
Published: 01 May 1998
...: Movement in the Field of Vision” (positions: east asia cultures critique I, no. 3 [winter 19931: 585-606). 16 Villagers from Kochaponjan were resettled in a new village called Hsinchaponjan in 1979 by the KMT government. See Walis...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 February 1996
... of the village, the widow, as the victim of indus- trialization and modernization. He believed new agricultural technologies, such as a new harvester, had deprived the widow of her cash-earning opportunities, which had been abundant before...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
...- recorded messages that sought to appeal to the enemy s surrender. Rural development radio, early models of portable tape- recording machines, aired programs such as Meet the People promoting the new villages, where entire kampongs (villages) were moved from insurgency- controlled areas to ones under...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Figure 4 Tong Lam, untitled (2017), from the series Where There Is No Room for Fiction . Light box. Villagers waiting for their families to arrive for the Lunar New Year banquet in one of the ancestral halls. Because of the government's divide-and-conquer strategy, a discord emerged among Xian...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... of Baoma were strongly encour- positions 22:3  Summer 2014 666 aged to relocate to designated areas closer to the village road. Many took the offer and built new homes in former paddy fields. Envisioning...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 619–640.
Published: 01 August 2022
... an attractive alternative to the cramped, shabby housing compounds in urban villages. Meanwhile, the rapid development of gongyu have brought about changes in the real estate industry and social relationships in Beijing's urban villages. The rise of gongyu have propelled a new way of management in the low...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
... based on a common place-based surname or lineage. Since decollectivization, these Maoist village committees have been officially converted to land-holding real estate corporations, publicly signaling their new titles as profit-driven entities. The committees are headed by lineage heads who are often...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... No matter how fine the hygienic discriminations made indoors in both old and new-­style houses may be, the trash problem remains acute outside the house in public areas. Trash is everywhere in the village, just as it is in the county seat. Anyone...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 307–342.
Published: 01 May 1999
...- ture from, this trend.21 For Guizhou’s villagers, post-Mao reforms have meant important new incentives to produce for the market, as well as new opportunities to seek out off-farm sources of wage income. Yet developments since 1985...