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positions (2013) 21 (1): 189–221.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Kenneth Paul Tan Forum theater is an interactive practice whose “third-world” revolutionary origins have been transposed into techniques for dealing with “oppressions” within bourgeois societies. By constructing an analytical framework that articulates a Marcusean “one-dimensional society” approach...
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positions (2016) 24 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2016
...! , filmmaker and scholar Nguyen Tan Hoang gathers the ways in which Asian men use online gay cruising sites such as grindr to play with the visibility of their racial identity in relation to the sexual practices and partners they desire. This article explores how Asian/American men use the Internet to register...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 983–1007.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Eating Air: A Motorcycle Kungfu Love Story (1999), and Royston Tan's 15 (2002). The filmmakers accept the “arrival” of the extended public-housing cityscape as a fait accompli and an iconic marker of Singaporean identity. However, they also look at public housing as locales where utopian impulses foster...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 869–904.
Published: 01 November 2020
... construction of the “tropics” as a space in opposition to European and North American temperate environments. Reading the material space of the massive eco-development Gardens by the Bay and a series of contemporary literary texts by Kevin Kwan, Sandi Tan, and Ng Yi-Sheng, the author argues that these texts...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
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positions (2006) 14 (2): 467–494.
Published: 01 May 2006
...). 21 See “Nuhouba, Zhongguo!” (“Roar, China and “Nuhouba, Zhongguo! Zai choubei yan- chu zhong” (“Production of Roar, China! under Preparation Wenyi xinwen, January 3 and 11, 1932. 22 See “Nuhouba, Zhongguo! Sun Shiyi tan (yi, er...
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positions (1993) 1 (2): 389–413.
Published: 01 May 1993
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positions (2005) 13 (2): 411–439.
Published: 01 May 2005
... to explode onto the pages of V˘an su) di¯.a, scholars began reevaluating the importance of Lê Ngo.c Hân. In February 1956, the preeminent literary critic and historian of the Tây So) n era, V˘an Tân (writing under the pseudonym D.M devoted nearly half...
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positions (2002) 10 (2): 333–364.
Published: 01 May 2002
... Chinese medical theories. Tan Cizhong (1897–1955), another enthu- siastic advocate of scientizing Chinese medicine, also asserted that Chinese medicine could be appropriately separated into three branches: metaphysical theories, jingyan, and drugs...
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positions (2019) 27 (2): 297–332.
Published: 01 May 2019
... the Pain of Others . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux . Spivak Gayatri Chakravorty . 2008 . Other Asias . Malden, MA : Blackwell . Tan Audrey Sim Royston . 2013 . “ 70 Youth Distribute Free Ice-Cream to Migrant Workers in Little India, a Week after Riot .” Straits Times...
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positions (2005) 13 (3): 535–574.
Published: 01 August 2005
... of the matter. Here is the starting point of the document, witnessing and at the same time integrating part of the conclusive scene. (Nie Yuanzi, Tan Houlan, Han Aijing, and Wang Dabing [four leaders of the Red Guards] walk...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 549–570.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., when the city geared up its urbanizing process in preparation for the 2010 World Expo (Xu 2013 ). Similar practices were also reported in major migrant-receiving cities (Wang and Yi 2016 ; “ ‘Guizu’ ” 2010 ). I came to know of the existence of container housing through my long-term interlocutor Tan...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
...- ity drawn from conservative strains of religious thinking,” write Kenneth Paul Tan and Gary Lee Jack Jin in key research on this point, “that sustains the criminalization, censorship, and even ridicule of homosexuality.”22 The question...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 223–224.
Published: 01 February 2013
... Conflagration and the Making of the Modern World(2011). Kenneth Paul Tan is an associate professor at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy. He is author of Cinema and Television in Singapore (2008...
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positions (2013) 21 (4): 1019–1020.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Brian Tsui is a postdoctoral fellow at Australian Centre on China in the World, The Australian National University. He is the author of “The Plea for Asia — Tan Yunshan, Pan-­Asianism, and Sino-­Indian Relations” (2010) and is currently preparing a book...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 365–391.
Published: 01 May 2011
... number of those who worked actively for the establishment of the consulate, including Carlos Palanca Tan Quien-­sien and Joaquin Limjap, were also Spanish citizens.11 That the Chinese were able to have multiple loyalties is not surprising...
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positions (2004) 12 (2): 329–376.
Published: 01 May 2004
... later when the young Mao Zedong—influenced by his village leader, Tan Sitong, who had al- ready proclaimed the importance of physical education in the 1898 reform movement—wrote his well-known “Physical Education” (1917) during...
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positions (1998) 6 (2): 439–473.
Published: 01 May 1998
... for six years, when I was hailed from a nearby table by Mr. Tan, a towkay whom I had met more than ten years previously. At that time, Tan had owned and managed a truck-transport company whose trucks hauled freight throughout northern...
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positions (2007) 15 (3): 637–671.
Published: 01 August 2007
..., break-dancers, and hip-hop fans who tan their skin or wear dreadlocks is quite small, such body practices symbol- ize a dubious two-sidedness to the uses of hip-hop in Japan. Kreva, of the group Kick the Can Crew, put it succinctly when he...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 501–533.
Published: 01 August 2001
... Indonesia. The designation varies by gender, locality, generation, socioeconomic position, occupation, and readiness of individuals to strip themselves further of markers of Chineseness.40 What is noteworthy, as Mely G. Tan reports, is that the label...