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positions (1998) 6 (2): 261–302.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Yoshikuni Igarashi Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 The Bomb, Hirohito, and History: The Foundational Narrative of United States -Ja pa n Postwar Relations Yoshikuni lgarashi Japan is like a woman that he can’t live with, and can’t live without...
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 5 Zhou Enlai's “mask of deceit.” Still from United We Stand (1962). More
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Published: 01 November 2023
Figure 6 Anti-Chinese demonstrations in 1962. Still from United We Stand (1962). More
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Published: 01 August 2022
Figure 2 A rental unit in Settlement B, June 2017. Photograph taken by the author. More
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positions (2009) 17 (1): 159–205.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Naoki Sakai The transpacific relationship between the United States and Japan has been analyzed, discussed, and diagnosed ever since the U.S. occupation of Japan. Despite the variety and wealth of scholarship on this topic, however, the dearth of comparative studies with respect to fascistic...
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Published: 01 May 2022
Figure 1 Returning migrant children with temporary registration in the Vị Thắng commune. Unit: person. Source Created by the author with data from UBND xã Vị Thắng 2017 . More
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positions (2016) 24 (2): 403–433.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... The army's sonic broadcasting unit was successfully attuned to the regional ear of the largely rural protesters; however, the army may have been winning the battle even as the state was losing the war. The broadcasting unit had its greatest success playing rural-inflected genres like mor lam and luk thung...
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positions (2010) 18 (2): 281–289.
Published: 01 May 2010
... in China; others are in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Taiwan. Some write in a more academic idiom, while others report directly from their experiences. The diverse answers they bring to the question of how transnationalism has transformed queer Chinese politics today indicate that both...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 581–613.
Published: 01 May 2011
... itself are studiously ignored. Liu, however, was chosen for the prize, over many other imprisoned dissidents (including Chinese) nominated for it, precisely because of his politics: he is a neoconservative/neoliberal in the U.S. mold. Not an advocate of peace, but of the wars waged by the United States...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 7–35.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Harry Harootunian The purpose of this article is to examine how the construction of a desire called area studies was founded on the privilege accorded to fixed spatial units such as the geographical area, culture region, and the directional localities west, east, south, and so forth. The model...
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positions (2012) 20 (2): 437–470.
Published: 01 May 2012
..., capital of the province of Nghệ An, from a center of socialist utopian modernity and postwar urban recovery to a symbol of urban blight and late socialist decay. Destroyed by aerial bombing during the war with the United States, Vinh City was redesigned and rebuilt in the postwar years with East German...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 737–762.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Soo Ah Kwon This article interrogates the shortfalls of neoliberal democracy and its political practices for citizen (and noncitizen) subjects in the United States by drawing on ethnographic research of a diverse group of second-generation Asian and Pacific Islander youth's attempt to challenge...
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
... and the West, especially the United States. This review essay attempts to understand Barney vis-à-vis a lineage of Western artists and scholars who have interpreted Japan in diverse ways. It asks whether and how Barney is echoing the Orientalist tendencies of earlier artists and whether and how globalization...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 95–132.
Published: 01 February 2013
... and colony. A coda briefly considers a third type of rattan chair and an accompanying set of sensibilities tied to circuits of deployment in the United States military empire in the Pacific after World War II. Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 Tropical Furniture and Bodily Comportment...
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positions (2013) 21 (1): 161–187.
Published: 01 February 2013
.... These return narratives are significantly framed in the contentious memories of war and survival and are triangulated in the complex relations between the United States, Vietnam, and Vietnamese America. Via a critical reading of Catfish and Mandala and Perfume Dreams , this article seeks to engage...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 309–350.
Published: 01 May 2013
... and the advent of the mass mobilization policy: the Army Art Association (Rikugun Bijutsu Kyōkai), the Women Artists Service Corps (Jōryū Bijutsuka Hōkōtai), and the Art Unit for Promoting the Munitions Industry (Gunju Seisan Bijutsu Suishintai). Although these three collectives were all created under the banner...
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positions (2013) 21 (2): 351–381.
Published: 01 May 2013
... Japan. The United States was already under the influence of the Bauhaus in the 1930s as evidenced in the establishments of Black Mountain College and the Chicago Bauhaus. The concept of progressive art education promoted by these schools eventually reached Japan through the postwar occupation, whose...
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positions (2014) 22 (2): 403–428.
Published: 01 May 2014
... stance is in itself intriguing, since their chosen genre of expression is generally viewed in Europe and the United States as being inherently apolitical. Coupled with the fact that it is a musical genre without the same kind of mass public appeal as Mando-pop or Canto-pop makes one ask not only why...
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positions (2014) 22 (1): 203–236.
Published: 01 February 2014
...Jennifer Hubbert The Olympic games have long served as a platform for political debate and ideological expression, and the 2008 Beijing games were no exception. The United States Olympic team selection of “Lost Boy of Sudan” and Team Darfur spokesperson Lopez Lomong as its flag bearer made...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 287–316.
Published: 01 May 2015
... mobilizational atmosphere of the late 1930s Japanese empire, entering its hopeless all-out war against China and later the United States. The key words best expressing the “essence” of Harbin Russians were sorrow or pity —exactly the epithets often used by the Japanese colonialist scholars or authors about Korea...