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positions (2021) 29 (4): 869–894.
Published: 01 November 2021
... to investigate the emergence of categories and social forms from the real material limits and tendencies of a rapidly changing PRC society. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 production social reproduction everyday life rural China theory/history Historians have crossed over the 1949...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 613–646.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Lei Guang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Taste, Urban Fashions: The Cultural Politics of Rural/Urban Difference in Contemporary China Lei Guang Speaking of workers and peasants, the workers have relatively more cultureWe can’t say...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 543–550.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Lili Lai This collection of mostly ethnographic studies of rural China, with some contributions from the rather different discourse world of Chinese anthropology, seeks to bring into visibility the heterogeneity of life in the countryside. They argue that rural China must first and foremost...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
...Xiaobing Tang 2003 by Duke University Press 2003 Rural Women and Social Change in New China Cinema: From Li Shuangshuang to Ermo Xiaobing Tang The title of this essay may sound slightly clichéd, since it would be extremely hard to find a film in New...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 573–602.
Published: 01 August 2014
... practices in a rural township in Hebei Province. Like many other places in the People's Republic of China, the township has seen a revival of popular religion in recent decades. This revival has often been described as a rebounding and selective adaptation of traditions that had been suppressed...
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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 (2014) 22 (3): 635–659.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Lili Lai The phenomenon of “modernization indoors, dirt and chaos outdoors” ( shinei xiandaihua, shiwai zangluancha ) is now prevalent all over rural China. This article attends to the political and economic roots and social determinants of “dirty villages,” aiming to show how people's...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 603–633.
Published: 01 August 2014
... in the legal reform process.1 On one hand, “Qiu Ju’s puzzle” has provided a useful framework for thinking about legal reform in China’s rural areas. The “puzzle” appears to result from a collision between rule of law and local resources (to be dis...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 741–742.
Published: 01 August 2014
...), and Emotions and Contentious Politics in Contemporary Rural China (2011). Zhu Xiaoyang is professor of social anthropology at Peking University. He is the author of Xiaocun gushi: Zuiguo yu chengfa (The Story of Xiaocun: Offenses...
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positions (2010) 18 (1): 253–277.
Published: 01 February 2010
... rural industrialization model. In addition to ideological commitment to high technology, the city was able to mobilize significant resources because the healthy local economy was generating adequate fiscal income. The reform of China’s spatial...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 423–449.
Published: 01 August 2018
... . 2015 . “ ‘Breaking Bad’ in China: How Meth Is Spreading across Rural Heartland .” Christian Science Monitor , May 3 . Frolova I. T. , ed. 1981 . “Perezhitki proshlogo” (“Remnants of the Past”) . In Dictionary of Philosophy , 4th ed. Moskav : Politizdat . Garcia Angela...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 597–598.
Published: 01 May 2004
..., is working on the place of Chinese medicine in the political economy of rural China. positions 12:2 Fall 2004 598 Kun Jong Lee, professor of English at Korea University, is the author of “The African Amer...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 895–906.
Published: 01 November 2021
... Symposium on Conjuring the Socialist Rural: Locality, Economy, and Imagination of Village Life in 1950s China, Chinese University of Hong Kong, May 16–18, 2019, which I co-organized with Rebecca Karl and Pang Laikwan. 2 The relevant works in English are too many to note here. For recent examples, see...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 759–782.
Published: 01 November 2021
... of letter writing, visits to her home, and travels together, I cannot think of a decision with more profound consequences for my connection to rural China. In 2016, when Wang Linding asked if we could become friends, I overcame my initial reluctance by reminding myself why I got into this game to begin...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 343–375.
Published: 01 May 1999
... itself, between Shenzhen and the rest of China, and between China and the outside world. Specifically, practices associated with Shenzhen legal residence (hu@u) created fundamental dis- tinctions between Shenzheners and rural workers...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 307–342.
Published: 01 May 1999
... of it-displayed among the silk, linen, and rayon gowns from around the world-stopped me in my tracks, for two years earlier I had seen this type of batik being produced in the rural households and town workshops of Guizhou, China. Knowing what...
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positions (2014) 22 (3): 661–689.
Published: 01 August 2014
... (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). See also Samuel Ho and George Lin, “Emerging Land Markets in Rural and Urban China: Policies and Practices,” China Quarterly, no. 175 (Sept. 2003): 681 – 707.   4. Erik Lichtenberg...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 411–435.
Published: 01 August 2015
... invest- ment have increased in both rural and urban settings.17 This research argues that in parallel to the transformation of China’s state-­planned economy into a capitalist-planned economy that Deng Xiaoping initiated in the late 1970s...
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positions (2021) 29 (4): 783–807.
Published: 01 November 2021
...实践 (“Mao Zedong's Implementation of Mass-Line Theory and Practice in the Early PRC”). Dang de wenxian 5 : 49 – 57 . DeMare Brian . 2015 . Mao's Cultural Army: Drama Troupes in China's Rural Revolution . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . DeMare Brian . 2019 . Land...
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positions (1996) 4 (1): 127–143.
Published: 01 February 1996
... Winning popularity throughout urban and rural China at this time, Li Chunbo’s song “Xiaofang” appears to be an even more interesting example, indicating the rise and development of a deep social and cultural shift. As a “post-educated youth...