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positions (2013) 21 (3): 637–658.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Jack W. Chen This essay examines the discursive constellation of the concepts of sovereignty, coinage, and kinship from the Warring States Period to the first empires of the Qin and Han dynasties. Drawing upon philosophical texts, including the Lunyu, Mengzi , and Guanzi , as well as historical...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 71–101.
Published: 01 February 2014
... tactics of policing protest initiated in 2000, in the still-churning wake of the financial crisis, actively reprogrammed social memory, dramatizing a Korea of democracy and free markets. The analysis reveals the complex entanglement of biopolitics and sovereignty: the administration of neoliberal subjects...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 457–478.
Published: 01 May 2004
...Suk-Jung Han 2004 by Duke University Press 2004 The Problem of Sovereignty: Manchukuo, 1932–1937 Suk-Jung Han The history of Manchukuo (1932–45) affords an excellent example for ex- ploringthe complexity of sovereignty in the twentieth century...
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positions (2018) 26 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 February 2018
... military intervention in South Vietnamese cities. In the novel, the character of the Vietnamese superspy appears as a figure for the ambivalent political situation of the Republic of Vietnam within the geopolitics of the Cold War. Sovereignty, Surveillance, and Spectacle in South Vietnamese Spy Fiction...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 629–656.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., I examine the history of money's disunification in Vietnam. The problem of inflation is not just a matter of price; it is also related to complex political-cultural formations that relate to partial sovereignty over the marketplace. I show how inflation is not simply a problem of matter of price...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
..., thus exacerbating human rights in Darfur. Second, it examines how China offered a traditional Confucian concept of “harmonious society” as a theory of international relations that stresses nation-state sovereignty or privacy (China's nominal policy of noninterference) and mutual economic development...
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positions (2019) 27 (1): 175–207.
Published: 01 February 2019
... the area studies apparatus was previously a form of institutionalized nation-state racism, today it is becoming part of the bioinformatic circuits of anthropological sampling in the neocon/neoliberal loop between corporate sovereignty and mass surveillance. References Agamben Giorgio . [1996...
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positions (2020) 28 (2): 341–362.
Published: 01 May 2020
..., and Arsenii Nesmelov, through their deterritorialized Chinese, Japanese, and Russian stories, demonstrates the range of indigenous and exiled writers in their diverse imagination of Manchukuo’s ambiguous sovereignty. Multiethnicity and Multilingualism in the Minor Literature of Manchukuo Yue Chen Introduction...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 695–728.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Monica Kim This article examines the struggle over sovereignty on the Korean peninsula from the US occupation through the Korean War not over the usual stakes of geopolitical territory but, rather, over the politics of recognition surrounding the capacity of the individual postcolonial subject...
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positions (2015) 23 (4): 743–784.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the illegitimacy of North Korea, the defector memoir has been marshaled toward sovereignty-challenging, or regime-change, ends. Widely read as “human rights” literary forms, the defector memoir, alongside the Korean American “roots” narrative of North Korea, this essay argues, have served in the geopolitical arena...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 669–692.
Published: 01 August 2016
... postcolonial ethics of shame and responsibility that appeals to the common history of suffering and hardship between South Koreans and migrants should be rethought as a political process of re-reconciling the claims of rights of the foreign worker under the state's economic interest and sovereignty...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 399–429.
Published: 01 May 2002
.... This constellation of questions, which concerns the limits of the nation-state and the discourse of national sovereignty, is by no means exclusive to modern China, yet the historical specificity of Chinese experiences of exile, in all their unrecordable...
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positions (2005) 13 (1): 9–30.
Published: 01 February 2005
... of the full significance of the idea of sovereignty, are closely connected.”13 Sovereign power, in modern times, must be conceived of not as reason but as will, since the claim positions 13:1 Spring 2005 12...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 491–495.
Published: 01 August 2013
... analytically given the modernist text and its times. According to Jack W. Chen, in political theory generally speaking the two elements of sovereignty and coinage are historically linked. But as is the case with many essays...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 637–649.
Published: 01 August 2001
..., have been transcended by new technologies of capitalism and political sovereignty. Imperialism, too, is over. Taking their inspiration from Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari’s theories of power and subjectivity, Hardt and Negri imagine empire...
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positions (2004) 12 (3): 759–771.
Published: 01 August 2004
....” The Persian Gulf War of 1991 and the Kosovo war in 1999 have redefined international relations. With the sovereignty of the nation-state brushed aside, the United States, as the sole superpower, could legitimately invade and attack a country...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 921–945.
Published: 01 November 2013
... sovereignty that so defined the GMD polity. In this article, I address the problematic of time and space in a semico- lonial location presided loosely by a regime that committed itself to being a part of global capitalism...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 439–473.
Published: 01 May 1998
... with “Chinese youth” culture in the Asia Pacific. The appropriation of these latter three forms of public space by diaspora Chinese poses a challenge not only to Malaysian state sovereignty, whose legitimacy is called...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 141–162.
Published: 01 February 2021
... sovereignty (kedaulatan) was won and Chairil s body was buried in Karet. Theirs was a complicated relationship: the Dutch- educated archivist, intent on order, standard, and national sovereignty and the Indonesian loner driven by a need for personal freedom, in search of words of Truth and isola- tion, had...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
... capitalism. Despite their idiosyncrasy, the particular nostalgic practices of Hong Kong people are deeply embedded in the sociohistorical context of sovereignty re- version. Within restrictive discursive spaces, the history retold in the TV...