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positions (2008) 16 (3): 491–505.
Published: 01 August 2008
... in grassroots research work, tells four cautionary stories in order to expound on the question of the institutional cost induced by the “rural-urban dichotomy” and the fundamental systemic contradictions in China, as well as to discuss the rural reconstruction efforts that he has embarked on as an endeavor...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 371–398.
Published: 01 May 2024
...-reaching impact on the lives of the masses, since it is the basis for carrying out normal activities and establishing routines after a major disruption (Quarantelli 1982 ; Peacock, Dash, and Zhang 2007 ). Housing reconstruction strategists have gradually shifted their focus from materials, techniques...
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positions (2018) 26 (2): 305–341.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... The author shows how this space, the collective RCA genba , was reconstructed in research laboratories, at Taipei District Court, and finally, in the judges’ verdict as efforts to understand groundwater pollution took place from various standpoints. Analysis of the media coverage, government files...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
... aid, technology, and urban planning expertise. A primary focus of urban reconstruction was Quang Trung communal housing, consisting of eighteen hundred apartments and dormitories in five-story buildings that housed more than eight thousand residents, mainly workers and veterans in need of housing...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 405–434.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Erik Harms This article situates localized Vietnamese practices of geomancy within the broader history of land-use right reforms in the postreform era. On the immediate level, geomancy appears to represent individualized attempts to reconstruct private homes and cultivate personal landscapes...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 953–981.
Published: 01 November 2012
... is that the combination of the female star body's overdeterminedness with malleability makes it a privileged site for constructing, deconstructing, and reconstructing the nation-oriented cinema and the correlated identity. My major concern is how Cheung's distinctly foreign presence in both films collaborates...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 801–851.
Published: 01 November 2013
... and the beginning of recovering (and reconstructing) the long-neglected general wartime history of Taiwan. At the same time, however, this new discourse of Taiwanese veterans (and recovered memory of the war) challenges the national and social unity created by political amnesia in postwar Taiwan. Issues related...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 809–836.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of the North Korean people. The history of vinalon is a confluence of the colonial industrial system, the postliberation nationalist ideology of state building, the dynamics of multinational postwar reconstruction, and the monopoly of economy and politics by the regime of Kim Il Sung. Vinalon City...
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 13–42.
Published: 01 February 2009
... of perennial problems in the present. On the other hand, there are those whose real interest is in trying to understand what the ideas meant at the time they were written—they seek to reconstruct the place of the ideas within a given historical context and how those ideas functioned to address political...
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 351–387.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Gavin Walker The work of the poet, theoretician, and political activist Tanigawa Gan (1923–95) played a decisive role in postwar Japanese intellectual and political life, deeply influencing the politics of 1968. By interrupting the prevailing discourses of democratic reconstruction, high economic...
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positions (2008) 16 (1): 131–156.
Published: 01 February 2008
... of the animated fi lm Akira a new kind of bomb — the psychic bomb — explodes in Tokyo The story then jumps to 2030, to the reconstructed city of Neo-Tokyo. Not only does the psychic bomb explosion iconically repeat the mushroom cloud...
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 379–410.
Published: 01 May 2005
... than forty banyan trees) by the area’s residents, this accidental mobilization ini- tiated a process of community reconstruction in one small southern Taipei neighborhood. In less than a month, the group (now named Friends...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... was first brought to wide atten- tion following its “discovery” in 1907 and shortly before a major (and, to some, calamitous) repair and reconstruction of the temple under the aus- pices of the colonial government initiated in 1913.1 Furthermore...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 329–366.
Published: 01 May 1995
...,” have long been available in two accounts of the expedition: the per- sonal diary of Williams;4 and the later reconstruction by Oliver Statler, whose references to Lo are all based on Williams’s diary.5 Only in 1983 did scholars obtain...
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positions (2024) 32 (2): 223–231.
Published: 01 May 2024
... for the infrastructural power of the working class to take action.” Such immanent crises are starkly brought to the fore in the contradictions between housing reconstruction and place making in the aftermath of disaster in “The Social Production and Political Potency of Home” by Qiaoyun Zhang, Guanli Zhang, Wen Huang...
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positions (2014) 22 (4): 745–748.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and Matsumoto Toshio, all intellectuals vastly better studied than Hanada. Like Cather, Yoshida’s care- ful reconstruction of an intellectual’s life world and innovative writing helps restore an important thinker’s place to intellectual history...
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positions (1995) 3 (2): 566–596.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of nationalism without at the same time sim- ply dismissing the legitimate desire to redefine a nation’s local history? Cultural Nationalism as Imaginary Reconstruction In this section I will revisit some of the issues developed in the critical liter...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 389–420.
Published: 01 May 2020
... through collective rituals has been replaced by a preoccupation with recording and remembrance as a positions 28:2 May 2020 392 source of identity, which has to be reflexively constructed in a fragmented world. Memory has been atomized and relegated from the community to the individual. Reconstructions...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 439–468.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., and the Institute for the Science of Thought (Shis no Kagaku Kenkykai, hereafter referred to as the Institute), from 1949, coincides with the long postwar moment that began with the reconstruction of Japan. This reconstruction did not simply entail...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 691–699.
Published: 01 November 2020
... than it would seem simply because the socialist economy is not well understood, and many scholars are trying to reconstruct and analyze how it worked. The currently available informa- tion lets Lee situate this essay in the question of Chinese socialism as such, positions 28:4 November 2020 694...