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positions (2000) 8 (2): 349–387.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Xudong Zhang 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Shanghai Nostalgia: Postrevolutionary Allegories in Wang Anyi’s Literary Production in the 1990s Xudong Zhang Prologue: The City at a Standstill In Zhang Ailing’s now classic 1943 short story “Sealed Off ” (“Fengsuo...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... these villages and academia becomes increasingly inseparable. Situated between academia and the village itself, between words and things, intangible cultural heritage is actually the product of dialogues and debates between the academy and villagers, between scholars and rural residents. A community of knowledge...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 516–546.
Published: 01 August 2018
...,” a stigmatic marker of poverty, with an eye to the neoliberal production of a “culture of poverty.” The author argues that a “culture of poverty,” which is invoked in Seotap, is neither a subculture that is passed down from generation to generation among a particular group of the poor, nor a disposition...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Wynn Wilcox 2005 by Duke University Press 2005 Women and Mythology in Vietnamese History: ) ) Lê Ngo. c Hân, H`ô Xuân Hu o ng, and the Production of Historical Continuity in Vietnam Wynn Wilcox Three Myths about Two Vietnamese Women Lê...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
.... Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 reproduction race surrogacy egg donation India Race, Nation, and the Production of Intimacy: Transnational Ova Donation in India Daisy Deomampo Introduction Jan Marks was thirty-­seven years old when she first met her...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 2017
... , 31 – 39 . Hyderabad : Orient Longman . Sen Jai . 1976 . “The Unintended City.” Seminar 200 : 33 – 40 . Shree 420 (The Gentleman Cheat) . 1955 . Dir. Kapoor Raj . Bombay : R. K. Films , DVD . Cinetopia: Leftist Street Theatre and the Musical Production...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 661–688.
Published: 01 August 2008
... and ideological engagement in the noneconomy of masculinity as expenditure without reserve, or a death without myth, and find its most compelling manifestation in a han-lyu star, Chang Tong-gôn. Duke University Press 2008 Transnational Cultural Production and the Politics of Moribund Masculinity Hyon Joo...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 345–372.
Published: 01 February 2012
..., Cold War scholarship, and the struggle over so-called area studies. Topics raised and considered include the history of the journal's founding, critical reminiscence of the project's early years of publications and intellectual politics, historical trends in knowledge production and ways...
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positions (2021) 29 (3): 453–468.
Published: 01 August 2021
... of “productive encounters” to understand these ongoing engagements of law and family as they unfold over a period of colonial and postcolonial reforms and transitions from authoritarian to democratic governance. The authors ask how laws and administrative regulations take shape through “family encounters...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 457–482.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Jeffrey Santa Ana Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Feeling Ancestral: The Emotions of Mixed Race and Memory in Asian American Cultural Productions Jeffrey Santa Ana The current era of war, militarism, and neocolonialism in the Pacific...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
...Alexander F. Day Abstract This article explores the way PRC historians use analytical categories by looking at the emergence of a divide between production and the social reproduction of labor (all the work that goes into producing and raising laborers) that transformed and structured rural...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 763–792.
Published: 01 August 2012
... of the very fraught politics of the film's production process itself. This collaborative piece stages conversations and critiques so as to be stylistically consistent with the ensemble nature of film production, bringing together the voices of a Hmong antiracist media activist, a white academic in media...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 727–759.
Published: 01 November 2016
... production, particularly in the representations and legibility of Filipino bodies. Fuentes's archive imperative encompasses the multivalent compositional and conceptual crossings that the filmmaker makes in his search for his “grandfather.” Close readings are performed on key moments of the film that draw...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 805–830.
Published: 01 August 2012
... shifts to an overview of Cambodian American cultural production in order to explore the status of memory in the country of origin and the country of settlement, and to illustrate the ways Cambodian American film, literature, and art are engaged in multiple forms of resistance that potently revise...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
... these films present the talking head as a product of technical intervention by the director, or as a response of the documentary subject to the act of filmmaking. This does not mean that liveness has ceased to be important; rather, that it is understood to be a quality produced from the encounter of director...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Cheehyung Harrison Kim In the early 1960s, the synthetic fiber vinalon became North Korea's national fiber, a product that symbolized the independence and ingenuity of its state-led socialism, from the raw materials needed to make it (the abundant coal and limestone) to the person who invented...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 450–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Diane Wei Lewis In the early 1920s, Japanese filmmakers increasingly adopted American-style production practices and strategies of representation. Resisting this trend, the Nikkatsu film company’s Mukōjima studio advocated multiple approaches to filmmaking, challenging the rhetoric of “purity...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Pun Ngai; Anita Koo The fact that in 2010 eighteen young workers attempted suicide at Foxconn production facilities in China has attracted worldwide attention. Drawing on research conducted in Foxconn factories in three regions of China—the Pearl River Delta, the Yangtze River Delta, and West China...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 487–513.
Published: 01 August 2015
... of the digital infrastructure that evolved around the trend, the essay offers three arguments. First, it claims that the digital economy has adopted a particular mode of accumulation—the social factory—that has expanded sources of value extraction by blurring the boundaries between paid/productive and unpaid...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 19–50.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to heal, and irony through shock that are articulated within specific conditions of production and exhibition. Two of the major conditions I examine are the artist's creative process and issues of silencing present in the content of the artwork or its exhibition practices. Prior to 1996 the artists...