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positions (2013) 21 (4): 885–919.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Laikwan Pang In this article I first relate and analyze the overall development of cultural policy and the intellectual property rights (IPR) legal structure in China, in order to show how China's policy and its legal environment increasingly adapt to global conditions. I then use Lijiang...
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positions (2020) 28 (3): 547–574.
Published: 01 August 2020
... Lives of Property: Law, Land, and Racial Regimes of Ownership . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Chibana Megumi . 2018 . “ Till the Soil and Fill the Soul: Indigenous Resurgence and Everyday Practices of Farming in Okinawa .” PhD diss ., University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa . “ Chūbu ni...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 501–521.
Published: 01 August 2022
... fieldwork, this article shows that, contrary to popular imaginings, chaiqian in Nanjing do not exclude peasants from urban development but seek to exploit the uneven urban and rural property regimes and bring rural spaces, including people, real estate, and crops, into the urban system. The government...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 645–667.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Penh's built landscape over the last decade have been produced by a motley group of actors stoked by exuberance over property values and expectations of growth. Prominent among this group are Asian developers motivated by projected windfalls of property-centric development and spurred on by competition...
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positions (2018) 26 (4): 619–646.
Published: 01 November 2018
... to the arguments surrounding the relationship between insurance and social policy to better understand the unique role reformers envisioned for insurance in quelling urban unrest. The author argues that insurance reformers attempted to use insurance to establish a claim to security as social property. Social...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 343–368.
Published: 01 May 2016
... Global South—are marked as problem zones for the global governance of intellectual property. Within these regions, there is a widening chasm between neoliberal elites and the relationally subaltern masses in their adherence to IPR (intellectual property rights) regimes and their attitude toward piratical...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
...—a seemingly bottom-up phenomenon. Situating these seemingly individualized practices within the larger social, political, legal, and economic landscape, however, shows that they cannot be decoupled from top-down processes driving the privatization of property relations. Combining thick description...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
... righteousness, it connotes a sense of defiance against the globalizing intellectual property rights regime. My account traces shanzhai's rise in the informal mobile phones sector in southern China to its proliferation on the Internet and its representation on state-run television. The discursive formation...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 455–477.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Jane Hayward; Małgorzata Jakimów Abstract Inside Beijing are hundreds of urban villages. Originally farming villages, now engulfed by urban expansion, they persist due to China's segregated urban-rural property system. Inhabitants are often still classed as peasants, despite being inside the city...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 619–640.
Published: 01 August 2022
... of the better-equipped gongyu, as an alternative modernity, caters to the influx of young tenants and migrants working in the service sector. Meanwhile, the rise of the gongyu has propelled an increase in the subcontracting of property management. The rationalization and specialization of the fast-growing...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
...-specific property regime. It symbolizes a reinforced subaltern position of migrants subdued in the politics of accumulation, which contributes to the lack of strong resistance and collective action amid forced eviction. mhling@cuhk.edu.hk Copyright 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 urban...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... In view of the dialectic of property/propriety reopened by Liu (which Etienne Balibar shows in Masses, Classes, Ideas is related to a division of labor he calls “intellectual difference5 I would like to gesture toward an account of my own...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 669–692.
Published: 01 November 2017
... 33 , no. 4 : 695 – 725 . ———. 2008 . Insurgent Citizenship: Disjunctions of Democracy and Modernity in Brazil . Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press . Hsing You-tien . 2010 . The Great Urban Transformation Politics of Land and Property in China . Oxford : Oxford...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 785–806.
Published: 01 November 2015
... property or canny resource procurement. This, I argue, is a distinctively capitalist way of imagining the anticolonial struggle par- ticular to South Korea’s war narrative films.10 It must be noted that war funds never appear as bank notes...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in particular social-­cultural and epistemological contexts. Yet, the way in which much of overseas “China studies” has dealt with questions of Chinese village politics and peasant political behavior, especially with refer- ence to land and property...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... suited to British imperialism. The ability of wealthy families to sustain extended communities overseen by the haveli’s amir (overlord) dissipated with the declining powers of the Mughal emperor. Today, with the exception of a few properties...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 479–499.
Published: 01 August 2022
... and Rubble: Civility and Dispossession in the New Saigon . Berkeley : University of California Press . Hsing You-Tien . 2010 . The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Huang Philip , Yuan Gao , and Peng...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 379–401.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., nances, or physiognomy help one to navigate the uncertainty of capitalist approaches to business and property; family values and lifestyles provide a way of indexing the success of state agendas to achieve modernity, progress, and civilization...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 333–360.
Published: 01 May 2019
... : Rowman & Littlefield . Davis Deborah . 2010 . “ Who Gets the House? Renegotiating Property Rights in Post-Socialist Urban China .” Modern China 36 , no. 5 : 463 – 92 . The Door (Men) . 2009 . DVD. Directed by Li Shaohong . Guangzhou, China : Guangdong yinxiang chubanshe...
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positions (2020) 28 (1): 121–144.
Published: 01 February 2020
... sources. As I track her works as inquiries into both art s capacity for communication and its mate- rial properties, the second part of this article examines a group of works from the late 1990s and early 2000s that urge viewers to move beyond the level of symbolism and metaphor to study how the aggregate...