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positions (2024) 32 (2): 371–398.
Published: 01 May 2024
... makes a home for the ethnic Qiang by comparing the Chinese state-led reconstruction projects with local villagers’ desired place-making practices after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. The Qiang, one of the fifty-five officially recognized Chinese ethnic minorities, were severely affected by the disaster...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 423–450.
Published: 01 May 2021
... cultural consciousness exhibited by the non‐Han people such as the Qiang people from southwest China. The article argues that minority groups like the Qiang are enthusiastic about “enterprising” their ethnic identities by writing minority histories into the foundational myths of a multiethnic, unified...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
... 767 Cai Guo-Qiang: Of Gunpowder and Arrows As suggested by Beautiful Violence, our contemporary world is still marked by borders, walls, division, and even hatred, although we are supposed to have entered the “age of globalization.” Our mode...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 773–786.
Published: 01 August 2004
...-known Book from the Sky, Xu Bing be- gan to create his second major project, Ghosts Pounding the Wall (Gui da qiang).9 The artist and his crew took twenty-four days in 1990 to make ink impressions of the Great Wall, using a technique traditionally...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 773–798.
Published: 01 November 2019
... in their blogs, on QQ (most popular messaging Li and Rong Middleclass Misidentification 793 platform in China), or on literary websites (Sun 2012: 997). In 2001 worker poets Fei Xu, Qiang Xu, Deyuan Luo, and Mingyou Ren, along with others, initiated Dagong Poetry, a self- funded periodical without an ISSN...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
... theoretical argument, other writers do exhibit an awareness of the dangers of overtheorization. In his discussion of the works of Qin Yufen and Cai Guo-qiang, Sheldon Lu notes that although transnationalism “should” exist in order to facilitate the flow...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 721–740.
Published: 01 August 2014
... Journal of Yunnan Normal University (Philosophy and Social Sciences Edition), no. 5 (2008): 120 – 26. 24. Wang Mingke, Qiang zai Hanzang Zhijian: Chuanxi Qiangzu de lishi renleixue yanjiu (Qiang in between Hans and Tibetans...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 229–233.
Published: 01 May 2021
... at the conjuncture of a mass tragedy in the form of a deadly earthquake, an ethnic group called the Qiang stepped forward and weaponized their situatedness, adapting the discourse of indigene- ity to allow the nation- state to continue imagining its modern nationhood, while maximizing the resources and cultural...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 223–231.
Published: 01 May 2024
..., and Yun Tang. Based on over ten years of ethnographic research on the reconstruction of ethnic Qiang villages after the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in southwestern China, the article argues that the villagers lost their sense of home when they were forced to abandon local knowledges, customs, and rituals...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 617–642.
Published: 01 August 2009
.... 37. Zhang, Strangers in the City. 38. See Li Haixia, “Baomu Chuan Mei Zi Jin Jing Zao Feng Qiang” (“Sichuan baomu are Snatched Up by Prospective Employers upon Arrival in Beijing www.xinhuanet.com (accessed February 2004...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 677–708.
Published: 01 August 2023
... walls ( chengshi wenhua qiang 城市文化墙) have been a development of the new millennium, during which they have largely replaced previous propaganda walls, as in this case. A man called Wang Qi, founder of a company specializing in murals, is credited with having “invented” the urban culture wall...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
.... 295. “Dalai Lama Seeks Olympics Invitation,” CNN, May 21, 2008. 296. “China Discriminating against Quake-Hit in Tibetan Areas, Say Exiles,” Hindustan Times, May 20, 2008. 297. The ethnic group hardest hit by the quake was the Qiang...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 585–611.
Published: 01 August 2003
... “Zhongguo shehui jiegou zhuanxing de zhongjinqi qushi yu yinhuan” [Recent trends and latent dangers in the transformation of China’s social structure], Zhanlüe yu guanli [Strategy and management] 5 (1998): 1–17; Li Qiang, “Shichang zhuanxing yu Zhongguo...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
... Spielberg on Darfur,” Reuters, Febru- ary 20, 2008, httpuk.reuters.com/article/idUK120349670151._CH_.242020080220. 25. Emphasis added. Su Qiang, “Confrontation over Darfur ‘Will Lead Us Nowhere People’s Daily Online, July 27, 2007...
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positions (2004) 12 (1): 7–69.
Published: 01 February 2004
... (Research in Sociology) 6 (1993); Li Qiang, “Dangdai Zhongguo shehui fenceng jiegou bianqian baogao” (“A Report on the Structures of Social Division in Contemporary China in Zhongguo xinshiqi jieji jieceng baogao (A Report on Class and Status...
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positions (2024) 32 (1): 69–88.
Published: 01 February 2024
... character” ( xinge qiang 性格强), a euphemism that indicates a lack of feminine docility and ultimately links declining reproductive desirability with moral deficiency. In La fin de l'amour ( The End of Love ) the sociologist Eva Illouz ( 2018 ) looks at the decline of long-term romantic relationships...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 551–572.
Published: 01 August 2014
... have not been checked by informants; if there are errors, I take full responsibility. 13. Cited from Zhang Shaozeng and Ma Qiang’s interview with Grandpa Wu in Fanzhuang on August 23, 2003. 14. According to our...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 145–165.
Published: 01 February 2015
..., the dominance of university-­based BBSs was replaced by a tripartite scene in which commercial portals (e.g., Sina, Sohu, and Netease) and online forums with official backing of the government (e.g., Qiang- guoluntan or Strong Nation Forum) joined...
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positions (2023) 31 (2): 281–301.
Published: 01 May 2023
... luntan 社会科学论坛 ( Tribune of Social Sciences ), no. 5 : 123 – 35 . Li Qiang 李强 . 2004 . Nongmingong yu zhongguo shehui fenceng 农民工与中国社会分层 ( Rural Migrant Workers and Social Stratification in China ). Beijing : Shehui kexue wenxian chubanshe . Liu Yafang 刘雅芳 . 2019 . “ Chao...
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positions (2022) 30 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 February 2022
... personal experiences opens a window onto the lives of ordinary people in a widely misunderstood period. I want to express my gratitude to those who generously agreed to share their life stories with me; they shall remain anonymous. I also want to thank my friends Wang Jun, Zhou Dan, Wu Tao, Ah Qiang...