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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Nellie Chu Abstract This article elaborates on the unmaking of the peasant classes among the tu er dai 土二代 (peasant landlords), with a particular focus on their claims to contested wealth through rent-seeking and other accumulative practices in Guangzhou's urban villages. E. P. Thompson's classic...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 619–640.
Published: 01 August 2022
... conditioning, great sunlight, TV, fiber-optic cable internet, central heating, hot showers, individual kitchen and bathroom, fully furnished, and twenty-four-hour surveillance cameras. Attracted to the real estate business, peasant landlords and migrant developers, one after another, construct or rebuild one...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 523–547.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of “the precariat” should not be universalized since there are different “modes of precarity” and hence different responding tactics and strategies. See also Bandurski 2016 for additional stories of resistance by peasant landlords in Xian Village. 14 Based on a conversation in a communal dinner in 2013...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., and accumulation that has characterized so much of China's development over the last three decades. Urban villages do not reveal a singular logic of state and capital projects of urbanization and marketization, but multiple logics, multiple contestations. How do the mobile migrants, peasant landlords, and others...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 111–136.
Published: 01 February 2022
... involved having land reform cadres try to find a political scar or sore point in peasants’ experiences, teach them to describe these experiences using a classist vocabulary, and in so doing teach them to attribute their personal sufferings to the exploitation by the landlord class and thus to a sinful...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
... frequently claimed that feudal exploitation had come to be linked to a capitalist market, and the landlord class was symbiotically tied to the urban bourgeoisie-which is why the peasants’ struggle against the landlord and moneylender...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and discover that the white- haired goddess is none other than Xi er. They persuade her to come back to the village to exact vengeance on the landlord to ring in a new world free of oppression. As evident in both stories, the major point of conflict is between landlords and peasants with detailed depictions...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 499–524.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Feudalism here is defined as “a mode of pro- duction in which the principal forces of production are the peasants and the land that they till and the relations of production are basically characterized by landlord oppression and exploitation...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... the poor peasants in Guizhou Province in southwest China are compelled to farm on steep slopes, showing that China does not have an overall strategy that takes care of the nation's environmental protection and sustainable development. Story 3. The Story of “Enclosures”: how the grave traffic jams and air...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 435–479.
Published: 01 May 2016
... how these residents, although selfish in the beginning of the film, finally unite with each other to expel their evil landlord, who is a defeated nationalist official. After the official is forced to leave Shanghai for Taiwan, the residents...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 510–536.
Published: 01 May 1995
... and the present was in skin pigmentation.”6 Discontent culminated in uprisings that started in Taegu on I October 1946 and spread into other areas in the South, eventually becoming the most serious outbreak of its kind since the 1894 Tonghak peasant...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 279–309.
Published: 01 May 2006
...: The crisis is worsening the position of the Korean working class, driv- ing ever larger number of peasants off the land and hastening their pau- perization, while the urban petty bourgeoisie are being rapidly ruined. Wages are being reduced...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and their landlords reacted to the abrupt eviction order. 2 Given that Daxing and nearby migrant communities were effectively dismantled within days, the extent to which they resisted was very limited. 3 This eviction remind us not to presume that all Chinese citizens bear equal status as subjects worthy...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
... of settling peasant disputes, often by force. In August 1924, Saikai vice president Pak Ch’um-gum and other Saikai members crossed the straits to Korea after a man named Tokuda, a Japanese absentee landlord from Osaka, paid Pak to settle...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 137–158.
Published: 01 February 2022
... in China. By then, a little more than half a year after the Fourth Plenum, rule of law had been eroded further. At the beginning of the same month, the case of a peasant shot dead by transit police in Heilongjiang province prompted an investigation by a legal-aid lawyer, whose revelations stirred an even...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 603–633.
Published: 01 August 2014
... one can clearly see the judicial praxis of “delivering law to the countryside.”3 However, from the perspective of “delivering law to the countryside,” the peasant is the “other” to the law and is thus forced to deal with the law, evade...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 235–262.
Published: 01 February 2000
... odors: urine from the toilet, leftover food from the kitchen, and sweat and smoke from the tenants themselves. Like many cage apartments in the terri- tory, this one includes a landlord room partitioned from the other spaces. The landlord, who...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2006
... of poor peasants, who is taken in as a servant by the village landlord To˘kho, positions 14:2  Fall 2006 354 is raped by him, then flees to seek work and anonymity in the factories of Seoul and Inch’on. So˘nbi seeks...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 595–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
... though everyone knew this was inevitable, the rumor disturbed some of the migrants. My landlord, Brother Che, was one of them. Brother Che was originally from Shanxi Province. In 2014, just a month before the rumor circulated in Bicun, Brother Che had invested 200,000 renminbi (about USD 30,000...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 809–834.
Published: 01 November 2021
... what it perceived to be feudal and capitalist elements within the national economy. Viewing landlords and rich peasants to be relics of a feudal and capitalist past, officials stripped them of their power and property and slotted them into the lower stratum of the social order (Lee and Selden 2009...