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positions (1993) 1 (2): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 1993
.... Xiaoming , Wu . 1991 . “Reading ‘Bid Farewell to All Gods.’” Twenty-First Century (Ershiyi shiji) (Hong Kong) 8 ( December ): 151 -156. Bisi , Xing . 1990 . “Thoughts on the Question of Subjectivity”. People's Daily (Beijing) , 10 August. Jingyuan , Zhang . 1990 . “Self and Other...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 37–65.
Published: 01 February 2012
... “seen to speak.” This fact is then understood in terms of other developments in the global economy, and in reference to the specific history of electoral politics in the era of Thaksin Shinawatra. Populist Politics in Asian Networks: Positions for Rethinking the Question of Political Subjectivity...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 107–136.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Won Soon Park Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Japanese Reparations Policies and the "Comfort Women" Question Won Soon Park Introduction The Japanese Imperial Army left an indelible mark on the destinies of many Asian...
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positions (1997) 5 (1): 51–72.
Published: 01 February 1997
...Hyunah Yang Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 Revisiting the Issue of Korean “Military Comfort Women“: The Question of Truth and Positionality Hyunah Yang Obiective Truth and Marginalization of the Women In early 1992, when the issue of Korean...
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positions (1997) 5 (2): 523–550.
Published: 01 May 1997
...Oscar V. Campomanes Copyright © 1997 by Duke University Press 1997 New Formations of Asian American Studies and the Question of U.S. Imperialism Oscar V. Campomanes There may be no better way for a country to know itself than to examine the myths...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 621–635.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Hyun Sook Kim 2001 by Duke University Press 2001 Commentary Korea’s “Vietnam Question”: War Atrocities, National Identity, and Reconciliation in Asia Hyun Sook Kim The “Vietnam Question” A new space for examining the Korean national identity and culture...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 450–482.
Published: 01 May 1995
...., the “greater valorization of subjective forces”3) underlay and animated the emotive content of the thesis of “socialist alienation.” My question: What characterizes that relation between subjectivity and the critical or theoretical question of de...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 569–594.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Kathleen Uno Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Questioning Patrilineality: On Western Studies of the Japanese le Kathleen Uno Much has been written about the ie, a fundamental unit of early modern (1600- 1867) and modern (1868...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Joan Kee 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Guest Editor’s Introduction: Twenty Questions Since the late 1980s there has been a steady rise in the visibility of documen- tation concerning the body of work referenced as “contemporary Asian art...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 565–586.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Helena Grehan 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Questioning the Relationship between Consumption and Exchange: TheatreWorks’ Flying Circus Project, December 2000 Helena Grehan What Is the Flying Circus Project? Following our earlier research on the TheatreWorks...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 21–45.
Published: 01 February 2021
... are produced, concentrated, and accumulated as well as how persons and communities might negotiate the imperial field. As such, these works engage the question of dialectical ethics in narrative. Reading Pineda, we see how individual experience may yield, through a specifically utopian impulse in narratives...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 597–617.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Christine Hong As an introduction to the special issue of positions: asia critique on the unending Korean War, this opening essay calls critical attention to the war's temporal contours, shifting focus from the question of the Korean War's origins that bedeviled Korean studies throughout the Cold...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 375–410.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Peng Hsiao-yen This article centers on Zhu Tianwen, Zhu Tianxin, and Zhang Dachun, writers who were born and brought up in the “solders' villages” and have cultivated a condition of marginality that allows them to position themselves as nonbelievers—those who question the truth of any totalizing...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 159–173.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Tazaki Hideaki When politics subsumes life, we must consider the question of what precisely this “life” indicates. What form does life take at the moment when it is touched by politics? In the “Critique of Violence,” Benjamin calls it “bare life,” a life reduced to itself, divested of adornments...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 389–429.
Published: 01 May 2017
... and questions raised through this series to understand the powers and position of the second series, Suzuki Norio's 1974 photographs of Onoda Hiroo, the Japanese straggler who stayed for three decades in the jungles of Lubang Island—photographs that were directly responsible for Onoda's repatriation to Japan...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Luke Robinson This article addresses the use of the human voice in contemporary Chinese independent documentary in relation to xianchang . Broadly analogous to the Anglophone concept of “liveness,” xianchang is a shooting practice that interrogates questions of immediacy (being “on the scene...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
.... On the other hand, people have an acute understanding of health in relation to the environment. Taking anthropology of embodiment as research methodology, this article formulates questions concerning “environmental health” in rural China as follows: how does the discourse of “rural hygiene and environment...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Jing Wang; Winnie Won Yin Wong This special issue reflects upon the student protest and public controversy over the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Visualizing Cultures website in 2006 from multiple perspectives. Three sets of questions raised by the incident are addressed...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
... husband and daughter who do not approve of her impersonating Mao and refuse to support her. Zhang's documentary raises several important questions about the continuing “cult of personality” of Mao Zedong as a cultural icon, and the mixed feelings he stirs up in different generations of common people when...