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positions (1993) 1 (3): 816–832.
Published: 01 August 1993
...Yingjin Zhang Copyright © 1993 by Duke University Press 1993 Commentary Re-envisioning the Institution of Modern Chinese literature Studies: Strategies of Positionality and Self-Reflexivity Yingjin Zhang The journal Modern China recently carried a debate over...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 181–184.
Published: 01 February 2015
... made publicly accessible, digital artifacts take on lives of their own beyond the control of their creators and curators. Just as the unknown and unanticipated consequences of modernization call for a reflexive modernity, so the same difficulties of anticipating the effects of digitization require...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... within a global self-reflexive modernity. The two texts demonstrate risk's potential for arranging and rearranging the articulation of the particular in the general—a tension characterizing, for instance, the overall financialization of “life.” The difficult coarticulation of particular and general...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 259–285.
Published: 01 May 2015
.... It is this formal and thorough­ going reflexivity that I attribute to certain modern Japanese novels.   7. These forms were generally referred to under the collective appellation gesaku, or “frivolous writings.” Other forms of prose fiction...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1041–1066.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Daniel P. S. Goh Studies of Asian values discourse emphasize its link to the ideological articulation of Singapore's ruling elite in contemporary circumstances of global modernity. Significantly, an influential commentary has reflexively raised the postcolonial discomfort connected to the hybrid...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 595–596.
Published: 01 August 2015
... – 1994), Reflexive Modernity and Feminism (1998), and Back to the Classroom: Reading Text and Reading Everyday Lives in Neo-­liberal Era (2009). Cho is the founding director of the Haja Center (The Seoul Youth Factory for Alternative Culture...
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positions (2007) 15 (1): 35–63.
Published: 01 February 2007
... of the state power.24 Subjectivity, reflexivity, and technology have been central themes in social and cultural theories on modernity and postmodernity.25 As Frank Webster writes, “Where there is heightened reflexivity there must also...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 643–666.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lee Weng Choy 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 Authenticity, Reflexivity, and Spectacle; or, The Rise of New Asia Is Not the End of the World Lee Weng Choy Two Anecdotes about Time 1. Channel NewsAsia (CNA)—the Singapore television station with am...
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positions (2000) 8 (1): 101–149.
Published: 01 February 2000
... 102 eral claim or the claim of an overarching orientalist reflexivity. The East Asian corner of the globe —were it not so easily (too easily) dismissed, either despite or precisely because of its heavy involvement in a neocolonial...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 May 2002
... it incessantly undertakes reflexive critique and self-negation, and on this basis undertakes self-reconstruction. The essential aesthetic of literature that determines the primary mission of modern Chinese litera- ture is not continuity...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1995
... unfold in this issue-a feminist in Taiwan rereads a resentful, misog- ynistic version of the modern Chinese canon’s great pornographic novel jzng pzng mei; a Foucauldian scholar asserts that the totalitarian body is no more viable...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., a layered approach invites, or even demands, self-reflexivity. Jake Werner (this issue) urges us to avoid succumbing to that “dream of modern scholarship, that the subjectivity of the observer would be removed to secure the objectivity of the fact,” since the subjective inevitably “finds expression...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 489–515.
Published: 01 May 2014
...”) and mediated distance (the reflexive consideration of such a practice). It is critical to any genealogy of independent documentary in the People's Republic of China. In turn, sound practice, and particularly direct sound, is critical to xianchang . Analyzing the use of talking heads in early independent...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 379–380.
Published: 01 May 2015
... on Murakami Haruki forthcoming in Novel: A Forum on Fiction. He is currently writing a book manu- script, Reflexive Ethics in Modern Japanese Literature. ...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 547–573.
Published: 01 August 2002
... 560 Reflexive Nostalgia for a Different Asian Modernity Japanese consumer fascination with Hong Kong popular culture is a much bigger phenomenon than the familiar story of a novelty-hunting subculture attempting to carve out a distinctive...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 713–737.
Published: 01 November 2019
... scholars have proposed that detraditionalization in late modernity has resulted in selfhood that is characterized by reflexivity in which individuals construct their own biographies (Giddens 1991; Beck and Beck- Gernsheim 2002). Critics of reflexive theories of selfhood point to the elision of the forces...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 255–256.
Published: 01 February 2023
... as constitutive of modern governance. He is currently polishing up his book manuscript Heart of a Heartless World: Alienation, Compassion, and Listening in the Making of Secularist Japan and is conducting new research on listening and the nation-state. Youngmin Choe is associate professor of Korean cinema...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 599–610.
Published: 01 August 2004
....” It has taken place on an institutional level, with the construction of museums such as the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (which opened in 1999) concentrat- ing entirely on modern and contemporary Asian art, and the proliferation of university...
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positions (2023) 31 (4): 919–921.
Published: 01 November 2023
... transportation mobility in forming a modern subjectivity in twentieth-century Korea. He has been concurrently working on his second book project based on his doctoral dissertation on US film propaganda activities toward South Korea from 1945 through 1972, putting on a self-reflexive critique of information...
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positions (2023) 31 (3): 709–729.
Published: 01 August 2023
... be distinguished from Global Asias, because “theory” argues for self-awareness or reflexivity. A scholar has to disclose what each word will mean in the analysis or theoretical insight. Reflexivity has been the heart of our project all along; we are, as the masthead states, as self-critical of our own positioning...