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positions (2016) 24 (2): 369–401.
Published: 01 May 2016
... historically distinct technologies of feminine selfhood in Taiwan today. Copyright 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 gender Taiwan variety TV celebrity genealogy identity individualization “From Sparrow to Phoenix”: Imagining Gender Transformation through Taiwanese Women’s Variety TV...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Shaoling Ma The mergers and separations that shaped the decolonizing third world also made media history. Singapore’s separation from Malaysia on August 9, 1965, after two tumultuous years of union was no exception. Radio and television, which broadcasted the seminal moments, embodied the mergers...
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positions (2023) 31 (1): 171–202.
Published: 01 February 2023
... on the anime and manga trope of isekai (other‐world), which depicts life and work in a fantastic environment. These depictions are compared with analogues in live‐action films and television during the period of Japan's neoliberalization. Invoking philosophical concepts of social imagination and drawing...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 885–910.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Long Bui Using the television program Vietnam Idol as a case study, the author demonstrates that even though shows like this aim to bring Viet Nam into the fold of global culture, it reconfigures dominant notions of “culture” and reinforces certain mappings of power. At the very moment it brings...
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positions (2019) 27 (4): 687–711.
Published: 01 November 2019
... circulation of the poetry of Gu Cheng 顾城, whose verse and biography have circulated widely and been intensively transformed in the past thirty years. The partial and mutated versions of his life and verse that circulate via film, television, print, calligraphy, and especially the Internet produce a shared...
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positions (2016) 24 (3): 589–619.
Published: 01 August 2016
... righteousness, it connotes a sense of defiance against the globalizing intellectual property rights regime. My account traces shanzhai's rise in the informal mobile phones sector in southern China to its proliferation on the Internet and its representation on state-run television. The discursive formation...
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positions (2016) 24 (4): 789–812.
Published: 01 November 2016
... with the financial support of his wife and family; and Chen Yan, a fifty-one-year-old “housewife” from Sichuan Province who is the only female Mao impersonator in China. Zhang's coverage of her life both onstage and off parallels a television interview with her that reveals the personal struggle she has with her...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... among multiple owners. Studied by anthropologists and architectural historians as signs and ruins of another era, havelis and the lifestyle associated with them have nevertheless been kept alive for popular audiences by novels, television, and, most prominently, commercially successful Hindi films...
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positions (2017) 25 (4): 717–743.
Published: 01 November 2017
... renovation project (fig. 1). This project was featured in a four-­part TV documentary film titled Move! The Hope Expedition Team and televised on the Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS; 2007).2 The purpose of the documentary was to remind viewers...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
...Lydia H. Liu Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 Beijing Sojourners in New York: Postsocialism and the Question of Ideology in Global Media Culture Lydia H. Liu The television serial Beijing Sojourners in New York was aired on the CCTV...
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positions (2001) 9 (2): 401–422.
Published: 01 May 2001
... penetrated by commercial tourism and satellite television). Although worlds apart, the two spaces share a common fate as the dumping ground for transnational capitalism linked by the toxic waste of discarded commodities. In Fresh Kill, the peripheral...
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positions (1999) 7 (1): 192–200.
Published: 01 February 1999
... be artistically inferior work. As time passes, viewers will be misled and come to consider such work good television. TD and MK: Would you explain the significance of the last scene in Chicken Feathers, where Xiao Lin is washing the car...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 683–701.
Published: 01 August 2013
... carefully guarded from hostile public scrutiny. A media event two years later, however, compelled Between Us to step forward into the public sphere. On March 18, 1992, a TV reporter with a hidden camera shot footage in a lesbian bar, and her...
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positions (2003) 11 (3): 647–674.
Published: 01 August 2003
... director Zhou Xiaowen, an erratic mem- ber of the Fifth Generation, expresses his profound questioning of modern civilization.16 Thetitlecharacter,Ermo,livesinaruralareabutisdetermined to purchase, at all costs, the largest color television set...
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positions (1995) 3 (1): 149–183.
Published: 01 February 1995
... negotiates with the gradually shifting political parameters of cultural expression set up by the Guomin- dang (GMD). Particularly when cultural expressions concern mainland China, as in the television travelogues on China...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 131–159.
Published: 01 February 2001
.... It explores the discursive energies that activate and articulate social desire through the production and consumption of a sixty-second nostalgic TV commercial for a major bank in Hong Kong. Recent media studies have moved away from textual determinism...
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positions (1998) 6 (1): 239–251.
Published: 01 February 1998
... Television (CCTV), as well as American scholars specializing in Western cultural studies. The top- ics debated included the influence of consumer culture on daily public life in the PRC; the manufacturing, production, and social function...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 511–536.
Published: 01 May 2010
...- ment offices, organizations. . . . these VCDs were sent everywhere, even worldwide. The Nanjing TV station has the copyright with the copyright number and everything. They send it all over the place as a health edu- cation program. Later...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 643–653.
Published: 01 August 2009
... introduced to the male lead, Behong, played by Biung — a popular Bunun Aborigine folk singer and television drama actor — and his two friends, Jeddah and Qingkuang, self-designated as “the best young men on Orchid Island...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 195–196.
Published: 01 February 2015
... is the author of Brand New China: Advertising, Media, and Commercial Culture and “TV, Digital, and Social TV: A Reflection,” in Media Industries (January 2015). Winnie Won Yin Wong is assistant professor of rhetoric at the University of California...