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positions (2022) 30 (3): 595–617.
Published: 01 August 2022
..., chuangdang 闯荡 (venturing) as a life project that either opposes or extends dagong has been neglected in scholarly studies. Venturing refers to a spatiotemporal condition defined by the uniqueness of urban villages where rural migrants participate in the informal economy on the urban fringes and attach...
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positions (2009) 17 (2): 321–346.
Published: 01 May 2009
.... These shanghai(ed) experiences added up to a bizarre and paradoxical mixture of romanticized business ventures, pursuits of better personal lives, ambiguous citizenships, and conflicting nation-building projects, all imbued with a somewhat nostalgic projection of, along with deep anxieties about, Taiwan's future...
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positions (2009) 17 (3): 655–682.
Published: 01 August 2009
... the economic dimension of military labor from the causes it was supposed to serve and obfuscating national commodification of working-class masculinity, state representations of the South Korean military venture in Vietnam exceptionalized military labor during the war and then obliterated it after the war...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 195–221.
Published: 01 February 2017
... Raghavan, or Dibakar Banerjee, extending to innovative independent ventures associated with figures like Ashim Ahluwalia, Pawan Kumar, or Q. On the one hand, such endeavors often flaunt the influence of contemporary world cinema accessed through new cinephilic networks. On the other hand, they claim...
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positions (2001) 9 (1): 161–186.
Published: 01 February 2001
... market and nearly wiped out traditional Chinese brands, illustrate the following in- triguing transformation: from America’s Baojie Company to Baojie Com- pany (Chinese-American Joint Venture) to Baojie Company (Shanghai...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 411–427.
Published: 01 August 2022
... systems. Furthermore, as Yang Zhan argues in an article on venturing, migrants take on entrepreneurial endeavors, as they search for “possibilities for new socio-spatial relations, agencies, materiality, and even structure” (Zhan 2015 : 3). Venturing affords a newfound sense of autonomy and mobility...
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positions (2012) 20 (3): 793–804.
Published: 01 August 2012
... god- dess, she ventured, “We must have been the original people, like the Native Americans here, existing long before the Vietnamese came, at least a thou- sand years.” Yet sometimes when I’d repeat her observations, with questions...
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positions (2011) 19 (2): 257–280.
Published: 01 May 2011
... of bodies willing to venture themselves, their Benitez ❘ Transnational Questing Desire 261 biopower, as commodities and as capital, in the service sector. This state of affairs directly links what were once perceived...
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positions (2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in Singapore now known as “Yale-­NUS College.” The initial public- ity for this institution promised the venture would combine the teaching of the “Eastern Way” with Western studies, but the “Eastern Way” (a term that Treat ∣∣ Rise and Fall of Homonationalism...
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positions (1999) 7 (2): 307–342.
Published: 01 May 1999
... by purchasing a batik bathrobe; one can bathe in the far village without ever leaving the bathroom-and believe that the village is better off for it. At any rate, that is the marketing pitch that Far Village, as a capitalist venture, relies upon...
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positions (2022) 30 (3): 641–644.
Published: 01 August 2022
... , and China Information , among others . Zhan is the winner of the 2020 Eduard B. Vermeer Prize for best article and is shortlisted for the 2021 Holland Prize. She is currently working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Brutal Temporality: Venturing and the Politics of Future on Beijing's Urban Fringes...
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positions (2012) 20 (1): 159–171.
Published: 01 February 2012
... tion, empowerment, and giving back to the community are inscribed within the context of afterthought of successful capitalist ventures. Within this lan- guage of capital, there also exists as an integral accessory in capital venture the very...
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positions (1995) 3 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1995
... surveillance was, Armstrong con- cludes, “a clumsy and ill-coordinated venture” that tended to agglomerate disparate elements: jobs for the unemployed, normative discourses of the nation, discipline aimed at burnishing the bodies...
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positions (2022) 30 (2): 377–407.
Published: 01 May 2022
...: The Case of Singapore .” Higher Education 61 , no. 1 : 23 – 40 . Song Jesook . 2007 . “ ‘Venture Companies,’ ‘Flexible Labor,’ and the ‘New Intellectual’: The Neoliberal Construction of Underemployed Youth in South Korea .” Journal of Youth Studies 10 , no. 3 : 331 – 51 . Song...
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positions (2017) 25 (3): 595–629.
Published: 01 August 2017
... father’s risky venture is clinched, in fact, by Ramesh’s unexamined consent to embrace unknowing and uncertainty. In his unsent apology to HemNalini, he con- fesses that he could not in the end brush off the intense maternal appeal...
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positions (1999) 7 (3): 763–798.
Published: 01 August 1999
... ventures and shot entirely on location in New York City, the television pro- duction managed to turn Cao’s localized immigrant narrative into a sensa- tional showcase of transnational entrepreneurship. This media event is worth pondering...
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positions (2015) 23 (3): 437–462.
Published: 01 August 2015
... generation manifested itself both in the blossoming of Internet venture com- panies and in the cultural industries. The government and media supported these young people, hoping that they would generate new sources of state revenue. Big corporations...
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positions (2002) 10 (3): 695–727.
Published: 01 August 2002
... BookBureaualsopublishedperiodicalsaimedatthejuvenilemarket—Little Student [Xiao xuesheng] and Modern Child [Xiandai ertong], respectively—in order to counter similar and extremely successful ventures, such as Children’s World (Commercial Press) and Little Friend (China Book Bureau), each...
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positions (2015) 23 (1): 167–174.
Published: 01 February 2015
.... In fact, the more controversial a published image or a text is, the more likely it will provoke negative responses and random assaults. Venturing into the digital commons as authors necessarily entails taking a risk no matter who we are.6...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 743–751.
Published: 01 August 2008
... saw this as a stra- tegic move because he worried that if his compatriots saw antifascism as a foreign idea, accustomed to jingoism as they were, they would reject it as inauthentic for Japan. I also would venture that his faith in the ability...