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positions: asia critique (1 May 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 is a...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2007) 15 (3): 637–671.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Ian Condry Copyright 2007 by Duke University Press 2007 Yellow B-Boys, Black Culture, and Hip-Hop in Japan: Toward a Transnational Cultural Politics of Race Ian Condry My name is Yellow B-Boy ore no namae wa kiiroi B-Boy I’m all that, and number one...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2015) 23 (1): 175–180.
Published: 01 February 2015
...Ian Condry Online communication has a tendency to operate without clear contextual cues. What does the Visualizing Cultures controversy say about the contexts in which race, Asians, and history intersect? The website All Look Same offers an intriguing example of the difficulties of combating racism...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 303–332.
Published: 01 February 2016
... understand notions of race, nationality, and skin color in the context of egg donation. In contrast to dominant assumptions that intended parents primarily seek donors who match their own racial/ethnic backgrounds, most commissioning parents in this study sought Indian egg donors with darker skin tones. This...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 1996) 4 (3): 519–567.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Barry Sautman Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Theories of East Asian Intellectual and Behavioral Superiority and Discourses on ”Race Differences” Barry Sautman In a 1993 interview, Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s longtime strongman...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2014) 22 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2014
.... What makes the Chinese fetishization of clean and elegant hands particularly fascinating is the extent to which familiar categories of gender and class become “raced” in the process of their rearticulation. Xiao Hong's story alerts us to the operation of what I'd like to call “the logic of internal...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2017) 25 (2): 323–349.
Published: 01 May 2017
...William H. Bridges, IV This essay considers the nonfictional writings on black literature and American race relations penned by Nobel laureate Ōe Kenzaburō between the years 1961 (when Ōe attended the Asian-African Writers Conference held in Tokyo) and 1968 (when he delivered a series of speeches...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2019) 27 (1): 33–65.
Published: 01 February 2019
... crucial pivot around which this hostility can be better understood is the question of race. What happens when we racialize area studies—that is, to investigate the racial unconscious of area studies—where the “area” as such has been turned into a fetish, with its attendant racial, gender, and libidinal...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2008) 16 (3): 601–628.
Published: 01 August 2008
... vocabularies specific to a hybrid colonial culture. It is the more contoured and ambivalent dynamics of colonial race relations that the senryu poetry brings forth, which, in turn, questions the existing narratives of Japanese colonialism. Duke University Press 2008 Writing Colonial Relations of Everyday Life...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2010) 18 (1): 89–143.
Published: 01 February 2010
... Palestinian lands. This disconnect arises from the Dalai Lama's self-orientalizing approach to “race” and racial oppression, within which the peoples and interests of the West are valorized and those of the developing world subordinated. That, in turn, is a function not only of Western state and popular...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... locus for considering Korea's “multiracial” pasts for a generation of Western authors, a commitment that superseded the overall assignment of meaning to the temple within histories of race, religion, or nation. Meanwhile, Starr's 1911 photographs show the practice of some Korean visitors to the temple...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2013) 21 (4): 987–1018.
Published: 01 November 2013
... ethnic, refugee, and national subjectivities and communities as well as the hegemonic discourses that underwrite them. This essay urges an epistemological shift from the site/sight-specific approaches to race, ethnicity, and nationalism that typically dominate ethnic studies, area studies, anthropology...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 45–69.
Published: 01 February 2016
... discussed below, women are paid formal wages only as domestic workers. Yet focusing on the intersections between these sectors illustrates the critical ongoing significance of global and regional class hierarchies and the intersections of gender, race, and nationality within the context of global capitalism...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2019) 27 (1): 115–144.
Published: 01 February 2019
... discourses of Marx and Foucault and revolves around the concept of “aleatory.” The second section investigates three aspects of Foucault’s analysis of biopolitics: race war, circulation, and competition/interest/social policy. The author argues that this is the area in which Marx and Foucault converge, where...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2011) 19 (2): 421–437.
Published: 01 May 2011
.... Filipino-American social invisibility emerges from the culture of U.S. imperialism, specifically the historical legacies of colonialism and the racial ideology of orientalism that shut them out from the social processes producing institutional knowledge about race. Consequently, Filipino Americans...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2015) 23 (3): 565–593.
Published: 01 August 2015
... and national advancement in an economically and racially stratified world order. In this sense, overseas language travels operate as spaces that both reinscribe as well as destabilize existing social hierarchies along race, class, and nation. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 youth...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2015) 23 (1): 131–144.
Published: 01 February 2015
... and distribution. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 China patriotic education race narrative culture nationalism Textualizing Cultures: Thinking beyond the MIT Controversy William A. Callahan On Sunday, April 23, 2006, the “Spotlight” section of the...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2016) 24 (4): 761–787.
Published: 01 November 2016
... anthropological exhibition race and ethnicity visual technology Visual Technologies of Imperial Anthropology: Tsuboi Sho¯goro¯ and Multiethnic Japanese Empire Inhye Kang Throughout the late nineteenth century, at a time when many national lead- ers considered the...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2015) 23 (4): 665–694.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a liberal Cold War racial dispensation that enabled limited forms of upward mobility for some communities of color. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Korean War Cold War Chicana/o studies Asian American studies border studies comparative race studies Rolando Hinojosa The...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2018) 26 (3): 450–482.
Published: 01 August 2018
... of an experimental production that rejected the rhetoric of “purity” in a time of film reform, affirming cultural hybridity in the face of pure film demands. Copyright 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Japanese cinema race pure film movement Ōizumi Kokuseki (1894–1957) Mizoguchi Kenji (1898–1956...