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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Yun Li; Rong Rong Through the autobiographical poetry of contemporary Chinese female peasant workers, this article studies how Chinese migrant workers are dis-identified by the identifying hukou system and thus become bodies of non-identity drifting in cities. Driven by the urban desire intrigued...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 2014 550 Century of Chinese Socialism: The Changing Fortunes of Peasant Families,” Journal of Family History 27, no. 2 (2002): 150 – 71; Peilin Li, Peasant Workers: A Social Economic...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 423–449.
Published: 01 August 2018
...: The Structure of a Mystic Vision .” In Cannabis and Culture , edited by Rubin Vera , 417 – 438 . Chicago : Alpine . Ngai Pun Lu Huilin . 2010 . “ Unfinished Proletarianization: Self, Anger, and Class Action among the Second Generation of Peasant-Workers in Present-Day China .” Modern...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 561–567.
Published: 01 November 2019
...-Class Misidentifica- tion: Self- Identification in the Autobiographical Poetry of Chinese Female Peasant Workers, Rong Rong and Yun Li argue that a double disidenti- fication has caused female peasant labor to forge a poetic aspiration to a middle- class dream. Invoking the New Working Class school...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
... provided by state and local governments for urban residents. Stripped of their rights to permanent urban residency, migrant workers are neither fully rural peasants nor fully urban workers. Local governments have no incentive...
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positions (2003) 11 (2): 361–393.
Published: 01 May 2003
... body parts symbolized the strength of workers and peasants united. Forearms and hands commandeered canvases as they rep- resented metonymically the power of “the people” in the new socialist state.5 The idealized figures of the People’s Republic...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Lei Guang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Taste, Urban Fashions: The Cultural Politics of Rural/Urban Difference in Contemporary China Lei Guang Speaking of workers and peasants, the workers have relatively more cultureWe can’t say...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
..., “Nongmingong xinxihua shengcun baogao” (“Peasant Workers’ Informational Survival Report Jisuanji shijie (China Computer World), April 23, 2007. 36. Junna Zheng, “Shanzhai shouji weihe shou nongmingong xiongdi qinglai?” (“Why Are Shanzhai...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 481–514.
Published: 01 August 2005
... the Chinese peasants and workers before 1949—whom the powers that be generally consider to be nonexistent. All this by no means frees us from the obligation to illuminate the pecu- liar phenomenon of the political cult, which is an invariant feature...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 561–592.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Action of the Second Generation of Peasant-Workers in Reform China .” Modern China 36 , no. 5 : 493 – 519 . Pun Ngai Xiaomin Yu . 2008 . “Xiaofei shehui yu ‘xinshengdai dagongmei’ zhutixing zaizao” (“Consumer Society and Remaking the Subjectivities of the ‘New Generation...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 671–706.
Published: 01 August 2011
... workers to poor peasants as the main revolutionary agent, and so on. It is an inner necessity of the “original” teaching to submit to and survive this so- called betrayal, to survive this violent act of being torn out of one’s original context...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 603–633.
Published: 01 August 2014
... that many peasants feel a lack of an affective relationship. Grassroots legal workers and their clients do not have a familial relationship or any other specific personal relation, and litigation representatives in grassroots legal-­service...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 483–509.
Published: 01 May 1995
... exploitation, was still a peasant, not an urban worker. And inasmuch as his immediate supe- rior and exploiter was the landlord and not the distant bourgeois or neo- colonialist, the consciousness which informed his resistance and struggle...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 523–533.
Published: 01 August 2005
... Asturias, the Europe of the proletarians in Turin and Milan, the Europe of the workers and peasants against fascism and revisionism in Portugal, the Europe of the Irish people against British colonialism, the Europe of the Polish workers against...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 449–466.
Published: 01 May 2006
... in a textile factory carried an ID card. Or they would write about bankruptcy and unemployment among positions 14:2  Fall 2006 462 peasants and workers, and then end the play on a happy note. They would...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 203–235.
Published: 01 February 2004
..., but rather the proletariat. I don’t know what it is like with intellectuals on mainland China, and how they see the so- called alliance between the workers and the peasants. I guess the peasants are somehow always seen as backward, as obstacles...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 263–292.
Published: 01 February 2014
... circulated Chinese online song. The song eulogizes the good deeds of the Northeasterners through a synecdochic substitution of an ordi- nary working-­class or peasant Northeasterner for the entire population. In a basic, mostly repetitive diatonic...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 631–657.
Published: 01 August 2020
... of exploita- tion and oppression during the colonial period under landlords and factory owners without an iota of humanity. One rubber factory worker com- mented that the cruel abuse and contempt experienced by Korean work- ers and peasants in the past, as well as Xi er s family and Chinese peas- ants...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 523–535.
Published: 01 August 2009
...-quality” peasant and a “high-quality” migrant worker, and the work that is considered nec- essary in each case to overcome a suzhi deficit is very different: in the former case, the young body should be fed nutritional supplements and given...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 2016
... labor from her family and community of origin.5 The articles collected here examine such trade-­offs and their complex meanings and implications for the workers themselves. The authors explore these social processes through the industries...