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positions (2022) 30 (1): 35–60.
Published: 01 February 2022
...Max Ward Abstract This article explores the changing ways the Japanese police understood and policed radical politics between 1900 and 1945. Specifically, it traces the process in which the objective of policing transformed from an emphasis on political organizations, their activities, publications...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 201–229.
Published: 01 May 2015
... and Hosoe's art photography—share an interest in exploring the area surrounding Tokyo Bay. Through this comparison, I examine the ways that Tokyo's periphery is invoked as a site of anxiety in the context of the radicalized politics and high-growth economics of the Japanese 1960s. What does it mean...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 749–780.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of such politically and formally radical content strove to legitimize the film and, by implication, also its source text, as politically and aesthetically defensible in both legal and artistic circles. But because the film had to function in its generic context as well, as a studio-branded “porno,” I insist also...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with a number of radical (often Christian) right-wing nationalists, taking a harshly anti-Soviet stance. In the world of literary imagination, however, the images of Russia and Russians offered by the writers of different ideological and political backgrounds were often converging. This essay shows...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 627–651.
Published: 01 August 2011
... as a militant discourse on truth.”27 Badiou follows Althusser’s footsteps quite faithfully, holding fast to radical political engagement. In his early years, he embraced Sartrean Marxism; in the upheavals of the s, he dedicated himself to Maoism...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 569–599.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Fabio Lanza This essay questions how we can interrogate the emergence of politics, specifically student politics, without reducing it to the manifestation of an established social category (in this case “students”). By examining the case of Beijing University during the May Fourth movement...
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positions (2021) 29 (2): 399–421.
Published: 01 May 2021
... analysis is oftentimes associated with a Hegelian reading of subjectivity. Through a reading of Takeuchi's “What Is Modernity?,” published in 1948, this article examines Takeuchi's discourses on politics from a literary standpoint that is radically nondialectical and “powerless” with regard to “politics...
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 513–554.
Published: 01 May 2016
... the possibility of politics. However, he claims that Lu Xun's writings and practices represent a time when Chinese intellectuals were more closely connected to social movements and thus present the possibility of radical transformation. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 Takeuchi Yoshimi Wang...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
..., and the prevalence of English in instances of symbolic significance such as the school anthem and motto.28 Radical efforts to bring an end to the unevenness and disjunctions in China’s political and social landscape, including the education sector, had...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 465–487.
Published: 01 August 2009
... instead—but only to the point where the ethnic consciousness did not become radicalized to the point of promoting national liberation. The problem of political repression has to be considered in light of the failings of this effort to neutralize proletarian identification through the promotion of ethnic...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jong Bum Kwon This article examines the formation of “Neo-Korea” —the constitution of the social and political imaginary of the present as a radical break from the dark past. Democracy and neoliberalism, dominant imaginaries of contemporary Korea, required forgetting. This article shows how new...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 691–720.
Published: 01 August 2014
...,” while they do act on their need to acquire more land, water, food, and living space within political and economic constraints. In many cases, they appeared to be even more radical developmentalists than that of the modernization-oriented state. This, perhaps, is a result of what Michael Herzfeld called...
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positions (2011) 19 (3): 739–761.
Published: 01 August 2011
... of socialism more than ever, the essay also points out how China's problems precisely pose a challenge to Žižek's emancipatory politics and even become the radical externalization of his theory. Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Sinicizing Žižek? The Ideology of Inherent Self- Negation...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
... in the communities of the dispossessed, what he called “operating” ( kosaku ) on the situation. Copyright 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Tanigawa Gan 1968 Japan literature poetry Marxism radical politics References Balibar Etienne . 1991 . “Citizen Subject.” In Who Comes after...
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 345–371.
Published: 01 May 2006
... for both the factory manager and the author himself. At the end of the story, when every- one has been sacked and Oksun has turned to radical politics, the author concludes: “And so the company, after shaking off the undesirable elements...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 687–710.
Published: 01 August 2004
... and the potency they possess. Ocampo studied at the University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts in Diliman from 1984 to 1985. In this school, well known in the country for its radical politics, he was involved with a group of artists...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 417–429.
Published: 01 May 1994
... economy are valid.26 But one cannot dismiss them as reactionary simply because they do not focus on class and anti-imperialist politics. Any radical politics worth surviving cannot forget class exploitation and neocolonialism, but neither...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 205–214.
Published: 01 February 2005
.... As for the question of the ritual military nature of the state, we would propose the following path of reflection. Unlike what was believed in the past, the most radical political issue concerning the state, is not how “to extinguish” it, but how, by means of political...
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positions (2003) 11 (1): 217–239.
Published: 01 February 2003
... struggles. Du Bois’s attention to and support for radical Indian political movements near the turn of the centurywas likewise his first serious intellectual identification with Marxian politics. Thus it is not surprising that during and after World War...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 837–875.
Published: 01 November 2014
..., but it also legitimized radical political projects, in the sense that much had to be changed and pushed through before an egalitarian society cleansed of the inequalities and oppressions could come into being. If the slogan reflects a political...